To be a good citizen is an aspiration everywhere in the world, but its exact definition changes from country to country, depending on the nature of civil society.

Identifying what it might mean in the UAE, and how young people could better embrace the concept of being a good citizen, was the goal of a competition held by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs at Emirates National Schools, which ended this week.

The contest, conceived by the head of national curriculum and backed by Abu Dhabi Education Council and the Authority of Islamic Affairs, was organised in three parts. It was open to all pupils at the schools, which have a 90 per cent local intake.

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