Inspiring people, government and the broader community in the UAE to cultivate wellbeing as a way of life and enrich the greater happiness of the nation.


A survey that included more than 16,000 people across the UAE community to collect their views on how to promote happiness and wellbeing. The survey results have been communicated to government entities in order to take the necessary measures accordingly.

National Survey for Happiness and Wellbeing

A community event designed to combine entertainment and awareness of happiness and wellbeing by engaging several people who share their inspiring experiences.

Happiness Journey

A set of policies designed to enhance wellbeing for all society groups, including the ‘Back to School’ Policy which allows government employees to accompany their children to schools and nurseries on their first day of school and allows them flexible working hours where they can start work late or leave early on this important day. In addition, this initiative will be extended for one week for federal government employees who have children in nurseries and kindergartens.

Happiness and Wellbeing Policy Bundle

A meter designed to achieve real time interaction with government services customers and identify services that need improvement. Customers rate their level of happiness with government services, which allows government entities to improve their services to meet customers’ expectations.

Happiness Meter

The Well Schools Network was launched by the National Program for Happiness & Wellbeing in cooperation with the Ministry of Education for public and private schools to foster wellbeing culture for their students and teachers providing a mechanism to allow schools to implement wellbeing principles that yield positive benefits for the school community.

Well Schools Network

The National Program for Happiness and Wellbeing launches “Project Purpose” to develop the core life skills of Emirati university students and support them in setting their goals, to lead purposeful and responsible lives serving the nation, which is in accordance with the National Agenda for Wellbeing.

Project Purpose

School of Life is a community initiative by the National Program for Happiness and Wellbeing that fosters life skills among individuals in society, as per the societal wellbeing agenda launched at the UAE Government Annual Meetings in November 2018.

School of Life

In collaboration with the National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing, and on the occasion of the UAE Children’s Day H.H. Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Launches ‘Child Digital Safety’ to enhance children safety and quality of digital life

Child Digital Safety

A comprehensive program that focuses on the wellbeing of the community in the digital world aiming at instilling the values of positive digital citizenship through four main pillars which are Digital Capabilities, Digital Conduct, Relations and Digital Safety and Digital Content

Digital Wellbeing Program

A network that brings together Happiness and Wellbeing executives in government entities who joined the Happiness and Wellbeing Diploma in collaboration with a prestigious international university. The network works on developing programs and initiatives that promote happiness and wellbeing of UAE government employees at workplace.

Government Network of Happiness and Wellbeing Chief Officers

A training program that aims to boost government customers’ happiness, by qualifying certified trainers who in turn will provide the necessary training for thousands of Customer Happiness Centers’ employees to enhance citizens’ happiness and satisfaction with government services.

Customer Happiness Trainers Program

A special award launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to pay tribute to the outstanding performance of the front-line employees at Customer Happiness Centers in the UAE government, who show a positive spirit and perform their jobs with pride.

Happiness and Positivity Champions Medal

A series of seminars that aim to raise awareness of UAE government employees and gauge their views on incentives that would enhance happiness in the workplace and their lives in general. These seminars aim to align government work with employees’ wellbeing.

Happiness & Positivity Talks

A program aiming to ensure that all government policies are designed to promote the happiness and wellbeing of the society. A comprehensive manual and a practical tool have been developed to help government entities align their policies to promote the happiness and wellbeing of the society.

Happiness Policy Program

A program aiming to promote happiness and wellbeing of government employees at workplace. It comprises an annual assessment of the employees’ happiness and wellbeing, a manual for happiness and wellbeing at workplace in addition to other supporting initiatives.

Happiness and Wellbeing Program at Workplace

An annual meeting within the World Government Summit, which brings together happiness and wellbeing experts from around the world to exchange expertise between governments and organizations to benefit from successful experiences in boosting happiness and wellbeing in communities.

Global Dialogue for Happiness and Wellbeing

A new global council launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which includes 12 scientists and experts from around the world. It aims to encourage the world community to adopt the tools and concepts to achieve happiness. The council represents a positive initiative from UAE and highlights its contribution to global efforts to promote happiness and wellbeing of communities.

Global Happiness Council

A global coalition launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The coalition aims to promote happiness as the foundation and purpose of development and relations between nations, sharing experiences and measuring the impact of leading experiences in establishing happiness as the key approach for government action.

Global Happiness Coalition