Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities has incorporated the subject Sheikh Zayed Legacy of Peaceful Coexistence into academic programmes and courses. The announcement is part of its commitment to enhancing its strategic vision and scientific initiatives aimed at spreading a culture of tolerance, human fraternity and upholding the values of moderation and openness.
Sheikh Zayed Legacy of Peaceful Coexistence holds a significant place within Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities, providing an opportunity to delve into the personality of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Through studying his historical positions on crucial issues in the Arab region and the world, the university will gain valuable insights into his vision and ideas. Sheikh Zayed, who laid the foundations for the civilisational and human development of the emirates, played a pivotal role in fostering the values of coexistence and unity that have made the UAE a regional and global leader in promoting these ideals.
Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities takes pride in offering the course to showcase the exceptional qualities that sets Sheikh Zayed apart. Sheikh Zayed Legacy of Peaceful Coexistence encompasses all aspects of his journey, from his early years to the memorable moments that have been immortalised in history.
It serves as a guiding beacon for the wise leadership of our state, inspiring them to follow his guidance and footsteps. Sheikh Zayed's immortal positions, both locally and internationally, have greatly contributed to local development efforts and have influenced many of the challenges faced by Arab and Islamic nations. His global impact has established a strong foundation for UAE diplomacy.
In teaching this subject, the university’s aim is to introduce the new generations to the honorable history of the Al Nahyan family, the challenges faced during the establishment of the UAE, and the instrumental role played by the late Sheikh Zayed in overcoming these challenges.
His wisdom, skill, strong will and unwavering faith in the inevitable union of the people of the emirates shaped the fulfillment of the UAE's dream, becoming a living reality on the second of December 1971. Since then, the UAE has pursued a path of leadership and excellence, achieving remarkable rates of growth and development across various fields.