UAE Foreign Aid and Development. The UAE is a leader in implementing its ODA commitments to LDCs. We do not relate the humanitarian assistance provided by the State to the political orientations of the beneficiary countries, nor the geographical area, race, color, sect or religion. But takes into account primarily the humanitarian aspect of the needs of the peoples.
State Leadership in Foreign Aid The policy of granting foreign aid is official:
- development assistance
- State leadership in foreign aid
According to the Development Assistance Committee of the (OECD):
- The UAE maintained its position as one of the largest ODA donors in 2015.
Official development Assistance:
(ODA) provided by the State in 2015 was AED 16.1 billion, or 1.09% of GNI, and over 52% of this development assistance was in the form of grants.
The UAE’s official development assistance (ODA) in 2016 amounted to AED 15.23 billion. Or 1.12% of GNI, and over 54% of this assistance was in the form of grants.
Achievements of the UAE in 2014:
Become a member of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Where it was given the opportunity to attend high-level meetings, as well as sub-meetings of the Development Assistance Committee.
This membership has also allowed the UAE to have a seat at the international forums and forums relevant to international development. As well as international recognition as a major donor country worldwide.
UAE Foreign Aid grant policy:
The humanitarian assistance provided by the UAE is not related to the political orientations of the beneficiary countries, nor the geographical location, race, color, sect, or religion.
Development projects for all who need them, and establishing relations with the recipient and donor country to achieve the goals of sustainable development.
This humanitarian policy of the UAE embodies a practical application of
- The culture of tolerance
- Moderation adopted by the State
The methodology initiall founder:
This methodology is a legacy inherent in the State’s foreign policy, initiated by the late founder, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. As well as the UAE Vision 2021, and its contribution to the enhancement of the country’s standing on the international stage.