Chairman's Message

HE Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili

H.E. Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili

Chairman of the Department of Community Development

In March 2018, with the joint efforts of various public and private institutions, the Department of Community Development (DCD) started to take shape as a strategic establishment, which would uphold the Emirati values of sustainable growth and social development, as envisioned by our founding father; His Highness Sheikh Zayed. Today, with the mission to improve the quality of life for all those who call Abu Dhabi their home, this organization is now set to become the driving force behind the continued success of the Emirate’s development. With the support of our partners, we aim to support and serve our community to promote the nation's ...

Promote understanding of, and engagement with DCD, its vision, and mission
Foster knowledge-sharing and expertise to build the capacity of the social sector in Abu Dhabi
Reinforce DCD’s ownership of the local conversation of community development in Abu Dhabi
Attract, engage, and recruit sector experts as partners and ambassadors
Adopt global benchmarks and best practice and participate in the global conversation around social development and community engagement