Emirates center for strategic studies and research ECSSR is an independent organization, intellectual arm of the UAE government. ECSSR conduct studies and research on topics relevant to the national security and socioeconomic well being of the United Arabic Emirates in specific and the gulf region in general with relevant international concerns. ECSSR provide the community services with highly scientific activities with the convening of symposia lectures and conferences in topics related to the research agenda actively assists the professional development of UAE nationals through training programs. ECSSR support to the government decision progress by preparing reports for the best policy scenario mix and ECSSR provide qualitative research for the decision makers.
In a rapidly changing world, with new horizons and challenges expanding the scope of human activity at every turn, the wise leadership of the United Arab Emirates envisioned the creation of an advanced and independent research institution that would not only keep abreast with new developments at the political, economic and social spheres of human endeavor, but would also formulate the most suitable responses and strategies for keeping the UAE society ahead in the race of modernity.
It was with this vision that the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, established the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), a premier institution of its kind in the Middle East, which has ever since set new bench marks of excellence and expertise in the field of strategic studies and research.
At the heart of the Center’s mission is its adoption of a strategic and rational approach in addressing today’s and tomorrow’s pivotal and pressing issues. It also places a premium on rigorous discipline in the triumph of academic and scientific enterprise. In addition, the ECSSR’s core research group involves a cadre of well educated nationals that derive a qualitative benefit from a specially designed program. The dedication and a sense of duty that characterize these young professionals is remarkable. In their development, they have cultivated a sense of initiative and courage that will undoubtedly light the path to an even greater future.H.H. His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, appreciates the role of ECSSR in imparting quality planning to government for delivering world class governance to its people. According to President of UAE “As the United Arab Emirates is not isolated from these developments, it has striven to adopt essential measures for keeping pace with the requirements of the age, including the establishment of a prominent scientific research institution, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR). The Center has demonstrated in past years that it is one of the most dynamic and effective bodies in the United Arab Emirates in monitoring global events.
The Center is concerned with tracking, analyzing, and investigating local, regional, and international developments on a structured scientific and methodological basis that guides appropriate decision-making. This process is inspired by the sound directives and the exclusive, unstinted support given to ECSSR by UAE government, borne of the need to earnestly enhance the intellectual skills of UAE citizens and help them develop their potential as progressive citizens of the modern world.
Through its many concrete achievements, ECSSR has proven its ability to surmount all challenges and obstacles, and has consequently become a well established intellectual institution not only in the United Arab Emirates but also in the Gulf and the Arab world. Furthermore, ECSSR has acquired distinguished academic and research status at the international level.
Hence, there is a need to continue our support for the Center within the context of strengthening scientific and intellectual traditions that lay the foundation for building of modern societies that aspire to follow the path of accelerated development and progress.
Dr Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi Director General ECSSR, the visionary intellectual brain behind ECSSR has pioneered great road map for framing policies that created UAE in the recent times. Dr Jamal spoke about ECSSR and the role of ruler of Abu Dhabi ” Center?’s varied achievements and contributions could not have been realized without the honorable patronage of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the constant support and laudable interest of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
They have also spared no effort in supporting ECSSR, sponsoring its various activities and closely monitoring them with great interest, enriching the Center’s course with their sound directives, and promoting its activities and achievements. God willing, this support will help the Center to enhance its performance towards achieving excellence. The visionary leadership of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed government of Abu Dhabi with Dr. Jamal Sanad-Al Suwaidi have envisioned making ICT sector the fifth pillar of the economy. The advent of Abu Dhabi knowledge hub, Opinion Express Group of companies has presented its solutions with programs that can enhance bilateral ties between UAE and India in Information Technology sector. Mr Prashant Tewari Executive chairman of Pantal Technologies and Opinion Express group of companies has visited Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi with Dr Mohiba Khalil to present IT solutions in the ICT sector that can cover health care, Bio-matrix identity cards, micro credit scheme and cash less society, national security services and national identity cards and similar possibilities. This will lead to better ties between the two friendly nations. According to Dr KhalilUAE society is a shifting towards knowledge domain, the vision of its great leader Sheikh Zayed had laid the foundation years ahead. Mr Prashant Tewari strongly feels that the ICT sector can fuel tremendous growth of the UAE economy. Pantel Technology with its consortium partners would like to coordinate with ECSSR to facilitate following reference to achieve the objective.
Excellent IT and Communication infrastructure
Infrastructure facilitating good quality of life
Availability of skilled human resources for all categories of IT jobs.
Cost effective operations
Facilitative policy, regulatory and institutional framework
The UAE is setting a pioneering model for constructive interaction between the leadership and the people gives top priority to the interests of the citizens and spares no effort in providing them with a decent life. highly appreciated by the citizens who are willing to play an active role in national development and boost nations of the world.
The interaction of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu D Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, with UAE citizens in Al Dhaid on Friday is an example of the close leaders and the people and a true reflection of the policy of openness which this relationship is based Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who was keen to learn about the needs of the citizens, said that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the (God protect him) to public concerns, and His Highness the President believes in providing a decent considers the true treasure of this nation.”
The UAE’s wise leadership strongly believes that the human capital is the most invaluable resource and contribution to the development process is the means for national progress and prosperity. His Highness Gbin Zayed Al Nahyan’s statement made in Al Dhaid that “our leaders are keen to communicate with the p them a better service to both the nation and citizens” demonstrates the UAE citizen as central to the visio by our wise leadership.
The human resources, the main engine of development, are the country’s most invaluable asset. This ex wise leaders to listen to the citizenry and make efforts to promote their welfare, in areas such as modern medical care and social services to provide citizens with a decent life. It is the tangible manifest at. Stage launched by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan by “providing an empowerment of citizens in order to contribute to their social and political life.”
During their meeting with His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, citizens express satisfaction and loyalty. There was reciprocity of mutual affection and appreciation between the leaders the magic mantra for the security, stability and welfare of the UAE.
– Report filed by Mohiba Khalil from ECSSR HQ, Abu Dhabi