Policies

Policies

Policy Statement

The Department of Community Development recognises that sustainable communities are crucial to the future strength and prosperity of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The Government supports the development of collaborative approach with communities, that build on the combined skills, resources and commitment needed to address immediate and long-term challenges and opportunities.

Policy Principles

1
Encourage local leadership and participation of Abu Dhabi residents.
    2
    Extend Government Support to actively facilitate community development through the provision of information, expertise, guidance, and other essential resources.
      3
      Build a community based on cooperation, coordination and collaboration between the civilians, and the public and private sectors.
        4
        Address and integrate economic, social, environmental and cultural understandings.
          5
          Encourage social inclusion, regardless of race, religion, gender, age, disability, language or social and economic status.
            6
            Encourage transparency, accountability and participation.