Community Engagement and Sports Sector

Community Engagement and Sports Sector

The Community Engagement and Sports sector address participation gaps, licenses for practice, among other regulatory issues to contribute to building a stronger, healthier, happier and safer community.

Mission and Action

Mission

To advocate, support and encourage active recreation programs and special initiatives throughout the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.  As regulators of policies and standards, the Community Engagement and Sports sector addresses areas such as participation gaps and licenses for practice, to contribute to building a stronger, healthier, happier and safer community.

Action

The sector focuses on improving all elements of a healthy and dynamic life in Abu Dhabi, with a particular focus on increasing participation in sports and other active recreational pursuits. Working closely with other government agencies, non-profits and the private sector, the Community Engagement and Sports sector identifies and implements policies, laws and frameworks to encourage participation in high quality recreational activities across Abu Dhabi. They do so through community engagement, data gathering and continual monitoring of trends around the world to ensure the delivery of innovative programs, as well as new and emerging opportunities to engage people in sport and active recreation.

Sub Sector

Community Engagement Division

NGO Development Section
CSR & Volunteering Section
Tolerance & National Identity Section

Sports Division

  • Community Sports Section
  • Events and Professional Sports Section

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