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A Forum at “DSC” Consolidates Happiness and Positivity

​Image: Arif Al Muhairi - CEO

​Image: Arif Al Muhairi - CEO

In line with the strategic vision of UAE on happiness and positivity, Dubai Statistics Center (DSC) organized the 7th Knowledge Forum under the theme of "Happiness and Positivity" in realization of this vision to consolidate the concepts of happiness and positivity and as part of DSC's significant journey in this are by holding the title of "Happiest Working Family" and winner of the Award of "Best Government Authority in Job Happiness" of the Dubai Government Excellence Program for five times in a row.

Mr. Arif Al Muhairi, DSC Executive Director, said: "Organizing such events is one of DSC's top priorities which always strives to spread knowledge and culture. In this year's forum, we invited the elite Emirati experts and speakers in the field of happiness and positivity with the aim to spread the culture of happiness."

Tariq Al Janahi, Deputy Executive Director of DSC and CEO of Happiness and Positivity, praised the notable level of the forum and its purposeful sessions and events. He hailed also the efforts of CEOs of happiness and positivity who shared DSC's staff secrets of happiness considering the fact that the forum is a platform to consolidate the culture of transferring expertise and knowledge.

Noteworthy, DCS organizes the Knowledge Forum annually under the supervision of the DSC's Knowledge Management Team. The forum aims to share knowledge and experience and enrich the employees' knowledge base. During the forum three consecutive days, the hosted elite Emirati speakers shared their experiences with attendees in the area of positive thinking and employees' happy life. The activities also included recreational and speculative activities designed to make employees happy.

During the first day activities, the new commemorative shield "Zayed, Son of the Desert and Creator of Civilization", was launched coinciding with initiative marked as the "Year of Zayed 2018". The first session commenced with an interactive lecture entitled "Tolerance and Positivity …. The Art of Communication with Others" presented by Ms. Khuloud Al Rostamani. CEO of Happiness and Positivity at the Federal Demographic Council.

In the second session, Tariq Al Janahi, Deputy Executive Director and CEO of Happiness and Positivity, tackled in his interactive lecture the subject of "Happiness from "Hakim's" Perspective". In the third session, Ms. Amena Al Mansouri, Head of Operational Services and CEO of Happiness and Positivity at the Higher Colleges of Technology presented a lecture on "Happiness Plan …. Ten Steps Towards Happiness of Different Type."

The program of the second day included a workshop administered by Ms, Hanan Al Sammak, Executive Vice President of Heart Masters Training and Consulting, entitled "Happiness and Positivity at Work", with practical applications of certain of the best practice practices in positive thinking.

In the last day, Ms. Moza Al Hameli, Director of the Institutional Development Office and CEO of Happiness and Positivity at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs held a workshop under the title of "Mindfulness ... for a Happier World".

Ms. Ramla Al Wahidi, Director of Strategy and Institutional Excellence Office and Head of Knowledge Management Team, expressed her deep pleasure for the successes achieved during the forum for the seventh year in a row.