Mall in United Arab Emirates

Budoucnost štěstí, tolerance a mládeže

DUBAJ – V posledních dvou týdnech jsem slyšel a četl mnoho otázek, komentářů a mediálních výstupů o nedávných změnách ve vládě Spojených arabských emirátů. Všichni chtějí vědět, proč jsme zřídili ministerstvo štěstí, tolerance a budoucnosti a proč jsme ministryní mládeže jmenovali ženu ve věku 22 let.

Tyto změny odrážejí, co nás naučily události uplynulých pěti let v našem regionu. Především jsme zjistili, že nereagovat účinně na aspirace mladých lidí, kteří představují víc než polovinu populace arabských zemí, je jako plavat proti proudu. Bez energie a optimismu mladých se společnosti nemohou rozvíjet a růst; jsou vlastně odsouzeny k úpadku.

Když vlády opovrhují svou mládeží a stojí jí v cestě za lepším životem, zabouchnou dveře před nosem celé společnosti. Nezapomínáme, že původ napětí v našem regionu, události přezdívané „Arabské jaro,“ vycházely právě z nedostatku příležitostí, jež mladí lidé potřebují, aby uskutečnili své sny a ambice.

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