At a time when the world is facing difficult situations relating to racism and terrorism, the leaders of the United Arab Emirates have yet again taken a big step and displayed their visionary leadership by committing to make The Year of Tolerance one that will reverberate through all echelons of society. The seven pillars of The Year of Tolerance include tolerance in Community, Education, the Workplace, Culture, a UAE Model of Tolerance, in Legislation and in the Media.

Various special events will be held to earmark this year, ranging from sports to culture, to roundtable discussions.  More can be found on the official UAE Government Portal of by clicking  here.