The Al-Futtaim Educational Foundation, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, President of the Council of University Leaders and Honorary President of the “Bunyan” Initiative to Strengthen Young Energies, has signed a partnership agreement with University of Paris 2 “Pantheon Asas” the prestigious French university of legal sciences on a par with Europe and the world.
His Excellency welcomed the signing of this agreement and stressed the importance of holding such partnerships between private and educational institutions in order to combine a sincere effort to strengthen and revive young emirates. His Excellency congratulated the outstanding students who received the Al-Futtaim Educational Foundation scholarship and wished them continued success.
The signing of the agreement, which was attended by Omar Abdullah Al-Futtaim, CEO and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Al-Futtaim Group and Chairman of the Board of Al-Futtaim Educational Foundation, is part of the initiatives to implement the Emiratization Strategy and plans for Al-Futtaim Group in Support of Government Emiratization Strategies and Plans. The agreement stipulates that the Al-Futtaim Educational Foundation will provide 20 educational missions to study the Bachelor of Laws at the University of Paris 2 “Pantheon Asas” in its department in Dubai, from Emirati students and residents of the country. The agreement was signed by Meera Omar Al-Futtaim, Board Member of the Al-Futtaim Educational Foundation, President of the Al-Futtaim Emiratisation Council, and Professor Guillaume Layette, President of the French University of Paris 2 “Pantheon Assas” – Dubai Branch and CEO of Sorbonne University – Asas International for Law, in the presence of a number of officials from both sides.
Mira Omar Al-Futtaim expressed her happiness at having entered into this partnership with the University of Paris 2 “Pantheon Assas”, France, under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. “Scholarships are awarded for the duration of the education with all tuition fees covered,” she said.
Strengthening young people
Professor Guillaume Layte expressed his pride in signing this agreement with the Al-Futtaim Educational Foundation, pointing to the university’s commitment to working with leading institutions to increase efforts aimed at strengthening the pioneering and ambitious young energies and raising them to the highest levels. level. He said the University of Paris 2 “Pantheon Assas” is a prestigious French academic and pioneer in law around the world, where many heads of state, great thinkers, writers and leaders have graduated over the years, such as Charles de Gaulle, the former Greek president Procops Pavlopoulos, and Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France. Former Secretary of Defense Elliot Marie explained that it will allow graduates to work in various fields internationally, in addition to practicing the legal profession in international centers such as the Dubai International Financial Center and the Abu Dhabi Global Market.