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Dubai 2021

05 - 10 / 12 / 2021 / 14 PARTICIPANTS

The historic signing of the normalization agreements between Israel and countries in the Middle East in the context of the Abraham Accords represents an opportunity for us to build bridges between youth and the future leaders of both countries around our shared goals of creating a better future for our region. The peak of the delegation, taking place December on 7 includes a full-day exchange with students from the Dubai British School Emirates Hills and Dubai British School Emirates Jumeirah Park, of the Taaleem schools. Students will collaborate and spend the day co- creating innovative solutions around the challenge of water scarcity, through multi-cultural teamwork and an experiential ‘Makeathon’. We aspire to emphasize innovation, creativity, and imagining our shared future on this planet. The Dubai Future Foundation will provide an inspirational setting for this unique session, as we will ignite the students with hopes and aspirations for our common future. Through this unique program, we aim to nurture new global friendships, and encourage participants to become the next generation of change makers.

The inaugural PICO Kids Ambassadors delegation to Dubai was made possible with the help of many, with special thanks to PICO Venture Partners, headed by Elie Wurtman. We are grateful for the encouragement, guidance and support of His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Mari, member of Dubai’s Supreme Council and CEO of the Department of Tourism and Commerce (DTCM), and His Excellency Khalfan Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of the Dubai Future Foundation, who share our vision for the future and collaboration which was made possible by the Abraham Accords. Ambassador Testimonials :  “It’s been so fun to meet and talk to new people. We are all really the same, we were just born in different places in the world.” “I’ve never had such a meaningful experience in my life like this before.  This was an unforgettable experience I’ll remember forever!” “It’s been an absolutely amazing experience and an opportunity that you can’t get anywhere else. It’s great to learn what other people are like. I’ve never met an Israeli before in my whole life. It’s time for peace and if we talk with each other, especially the youth, things will change.”    






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