The Year of the 50th

Together Towards 2071

The Year of the 50th commemorates 50 years since the nation’s founding in 1971 and celebrates our remarkable journey from the past to today, and towards the transformative change that lies ahead in the next 50 years.

The Time of the Early Dreamers

Early Dreamers Story

The UAE we see today is the result of the determination and creativity of our Early Dreamers.

See Their Stories

Tell Your Story

Help us find the unsung heroes of your family. Share your stories about the Early Dreamers of our nation.

Tell Your Story

For the Dreamers of Today

Letters to the Nation

Read the Letters to the Nation our seven leaders have written in honour of the 50th anniversary of the UAE.

Read the Letters

Letters to the Future

Our dreams come true if we put them in writing. Now it’s your turn – write a letter to your future self!

Write Your Letter

Letters by Dreamers

Let yourself be inspired by submitted letters.

Read the Letters

For the doers of our future

Your first step towards tomorrow

Embrace our collective responsibility for our future. Commit yourself to a simple first step that will drive your ambitions. Inspire others with your plan of action. What would be your first step?

Share your first step

Together towards 2071

We must act now to reenergize our collective commitment to our shared future. Let yourself be inspired by submitted first steps and join this journey towards 2071.

Explore all first steps

UAE National Day

Continue to celebrate the UAE 50th National Day.

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