UAE schools to learn Human Fraternity Document

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorEducation
CountryUAE

The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) has included the principles of the Human Fraternity Document, which was signed in Abu Dhabi on February 4, 2019, in its national curriculum. Topical lessons have been made out of the one-of-a-kind document for Emirati pupils. The move upholds the intrinsic values of tolerance and coexistence among all religions, Hussein Al Hammadi, Minister for Education, said on Sunday during his speech at the virtual forum for Promoting the Principles of the Human Fraternity in Governmental Work. The initiative is a part of the five-day celebrations on the kinship theme that started on February 4. Al Hammadi said the country’s wise and visionary leadership’s imprint was evident in the novel initiative. “The UAE is making continuous efforts to translate the values of tolerance contained in the Human Fraternity Document into a top priority for ministries, institutions and bodies concerned with education, culture and society,” he said. “The ministry has published and circulated the document to schools and instructed all concerned...read more...