"Muslims and intolerance? This is quite strange! A true believer should be merciful and tolerant. Only the hard-hearted can be ruthless."
Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

The United Arab Emirates is based on well established, time-honored values that seek to promote the country's relations on the basis of mutual respect, dialogue, cooperation and renounce all forms of terrorism, violence and fanaticism.
H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

"There is no future for this region without intellectual restructuring that consolidates the values of tolerance, pluralism and acceptance of others intellectually, culturally and regardless of their communal and religious backgrounds."
H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

"The UAE has always been, and still is, a proponent of peace and an example of tolerance among people."
H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

"UAE is a leading model in tolerance, diversity, pluralism and culture acquaintance."
H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

The Minister
His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance

H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak Al Nahyan is the Minister of Tolerance under the new Cabinet announced in October 2017
H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak joined the Federal Government in 1992 and held several key positions including as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Minister of Education, and Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
He was also the Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University from 1983 to 2013; Chancellor of Higher Colleges of Technology from 1988 to 2013; and President of Zayed University from 1998 to 2013.
The Minister studied at the British Millfield School for his secondary education before entering college at Magdalen College at Oxford University-UK

Our Story

The UAE, with its wise leadership and people from diverse cultural backgrounds, is a combination of tolerance, harmony, respect and acceptance of the other. The idea of tolerance is rooted in the authentic UAE society, which derives from the medium of the true Islamic religion, the noble Arab customs and traditions, and the wisdom and heritage of Zayed. We are keen to work towards strengthening these values and creating frameworks that support its continuity under the wise leadership that believes in building human and human

National Tolerance Program

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