The UAE is pursuing, accompanied by the current high revenues from energy exports, a far reaching rearrangement and re-orientation in various fields. Germany, with its know-how can make a valuable contribution to this and is interested in the deepening of the bi-lateral relations on a broader basis (research, education, culture and economy). Through a broadened perspective, which combines research, culture, politics and economy, not only the understanding for complex developments growths, but also the opportunity to jointly initiate adequate concepts and projects.
1 - Deepening of existing and the establishing of new contacts to promote cooperation in the fields of research, education, culture and economy.
2 - Identification and promotion of cooperation opportunities and synergies between the economy on the one hand and research, training and culture on the other hand.
3 - Exchange of information and experience between high-ranking German representatives and the Leadership of the UAE.
4 - Pragmatic alliance of the interests of German and Emirati organisations through:
• Networks for cultural exchange
• Cooperation in the field of professional training
• Technical exchange of information
• Economic alliance
• Research alliance
1 - The Emirati-German Friendship Society organises meetings on the bilateral exchange of information and ideas, aiming to use synergies between the economy on the one hand, and research, education and culture on the other.
2 - Through the high-quality participants on both sides, a high standard in the exchange of information and ideas is assured.
3 - Project ideas and cooperation potential in various fields are to be outlined in the light of current trends, developments and challenges in the UAE in exclusive meetings (of an informal character) with high-ranking representatives from German and Emirati politics, research and economy.
4 - Promising fields for intensified cooperation could, for example, be:
Research relevant to the economy in individual sectors, such as renewable energy and environmental protection; tertiary education cooperation; promotion of the highly-gifted; think tanks; professional training: practical training in cooperation with German firms represented in the UAE; exchange of trainees; and executive coaching consultancy.