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Global Money Week in the UAE

 
Global Money Week 2015

Global Money Week 2015

Global Money Week is an annual awareness campaign event initiated and coordinated by Child & Youth Finance International, which aims to increase the economic citizenship of children and youth worldwide.

The theme of this year’s Global Money Week, "Save today. Safe tomorrow.”

The week-long celebration will happen on March 9–17, 2015 and will be participated by children and youth aged 8–18 with a series of fun and interactive activities, competitions, launches, and more that will take place in various locations around the world.

A wide range of activities will be taking place In the UAE, organized mainly by the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development.

Below are the activities that will take place in the UAE:

March 9

  • Ringing the opening stock exchange bell with Emirates National School students at Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange
  • Financial Literacy mobile workshop with students and guests at Taweya exhibition, Sharjah
  • March 10,11

  • Financial literacy mobile workshop with students and visitors at Taweya exhibition, Sharjah
  • March 12,13,14

  • Financial literacy mobile workshop with students and visitors at Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi
  • March 15

  • Financial literacy mobile workshop with special needs children at Al Noor Center, Dubai
  • Prize distribution ceremony for the Hasala activity by students at Ummomarah school in Sharjah
  • March 16

  • Field visit and money museum visit with students from Abu Dhabi public schools at Central Bank of the UAE, Abu Dhabi
  • March 17

  • Finalizing winners who participated in Global Money Week art contests in Abu Dhabi Schools. Winning participants will be invited to the Child and Youth Finance summit in Abu Dhabi.
  • The goal of the campaign is to teach children and the youth about how money works, including the building up of savings, learning necessary skills to find a better employment, and becoming an entrepreneur through earning a lucrative livelihood.

    For more about Global Money Week, visit www.globalmoneyweek.org

    To read about the Emirates Foundation and their financial literacy campaign EsrefSah, visit Emiratesfoundation.ae