The National Archives Concludes a Series of Workshops on Promoting the Culture of Excellence

The National Archives Concludes a Series of Workshops on Promoting the Culture of Excellence

In Preparation for Attaining the Recognized for Excellence Certificate
The National Archives Concludes a Series of Workshops on Promoting the Culture of Excellence

Within its tireless efforts to be the first Archives in the world to receive  the international certificate of Recognized For Excellence (r4e) issued by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), the National Archives of the United Arab Emirates concluded a series of awareness workshops specializing in “Promoting the Culture of Excellence” for its staff. The workshops aim to inform the staff of the most important model requirements, the best international practices and their responsibilities at this stage emphasizing the importance of promoting the culture of excellence in all NA’s sections and units.
The National Archives confirmed that the culture of excellence is a sustainable corporate culture. The role the National Archives and its staff play at this stage in supporting the realization of the national agenda UAE 2021 was displayed in addition to the aspirations of the UAE as per its vision to be one of the best countries in the world by the golden jubilee of its auspicious union. Furthermore, the National Archives aspires to be in the front row with the world archives and the first to attain the international certificate of “Recognized for Excellence” (r4e), thus achieving a quantum leap at the specialized level.
In support of equal opportunity and cultural diversity, all staff of the National Archives participated in the workshops, and the facilitator emphasized the importance of continuous improvement in the areas of documentation, traditional and electronic archiving, conservation, and accessibility, and its national role in reinforcing identity, enhancing loyalty and belonging to the homeland and in joining the innovation system.
The workshops dealt with the most prominent local and global models of excellence, the advantages of the European model, the fourth generation, and the interest of the National Archives in fulfilling the requirements to attain the certificate ultimately.