Major Awards

On Thursday, June 13, 1996, the Al-Owais Award for Studies and Scientific Innovation granted the ECSSR the 1995 Cultural Personality of the Year award.

On Tuesday, November 4, 1997, the ECSSR won Best Arabic Book in Humanities and Social Sciences at the 16th Sharjah Book Fair for Iran and the Gulf: A Search for Stability, edited by H.E. Prof. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi.

On Sunday, September 20, 1998, the ECSSR won the 1998 Ibn Turki Prize for Research and Future Planning from the Ibn Turki Foundation in Al Madinah Al Munawarah for the book Gulf Security in the Twenty-First Century.

On Monday, November 4, 2001, the ECSSR’s book Economic Conditions in the Coastal Emirates 1862–1965 won the 2001 Sharjah Prize for the Best Emirati Book at the 20th Sharjah International Book Fair.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Monday, July 2, 2001, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from the UAE Federal National Council, in recognition of the Center’s efforts during meetings of the 38th session of the Arab Inter-parliamentary Union, held on 25-26 February, 2001.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Saturday, October 25, 2003, during the first Businesswomen Economic Meeting, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Women's Union, in recognition of the Center’s role in promoting Arab Women’s action.

On Tuesday December 7, 2004, H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al-Qassimi, Member of the UAE Federal Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, awarded a certificate of recognition to the ECSSR commending it as one of the most important publishing houses in the UAE, during the 2004 Sharjah International Book Fair.

On Thursday, April 15, 2004, the ECSSR was honored for its special publications stand, and its contribution to the success of, the First Emirates Cultural Festival organized by the Cultural and Scientific Association in Dubai from April 5-15, 2004.

On Monday, November 21, 2005, Human Intervention in International Relations, a book published by the ECSSR and authored by Mr. Muhammad Yagoub Abdel Rahma, received the 30th Kuwait Book Fair award for Best Book in Arabic in Arts, Literature and Humanities.

On Thursday, May 18, 2006, the Arabic version of the book Worlds in Collision: Terror and the Future of Global Order, translated by Mr. Salah Abdul Haq and published by the ECSSR, was awarded the prize for Best Translated Book in the Field of Humanities in a ceremony organized by the Philadelphia University in Jordan.

On Saturday, December 9, 2006, the ECSSR website received two awards in the Government Organizations category of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Competition for the Best UAE Websites of 2006, a Member of the Pan Arab Web Awards. The Center was given the Governmental Organization Strategy Web Award and The Golden Web Award.

On Tuesday, December 5, 2006, the ECSSR was awarded the Distinguished Publisher prize from Sharjah International Book Fair for its book The Date Palm: From Traditional Resource to Green Wealth.

On Tuesday, December 5, 2007, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research was honored as a strategic partner of Abu Dhabi Police GHQ.

On Wednesday, March 12, 2008, the ECSSR received the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2008 for Publishing and Distribution. The award was in recognition of the Center’s excellence in qualitative and quantitative published titles, original and translated books and for its ability to attract a great number of authors and researchers. The Center was also credited for its thorough application of intellectual property rights. Moreover, it was honored for its variety of social sciences publications, and an overall nurturing of the book industry through its commitment to serving culture and knowledge through outstanding publication and distribution efforts.

On Wednesday, April 15, 2009, Emirates Post issued commemorative stamps to mark the ECSSR’s 15th anniversary.

On Wednesday, April 4, 2010, the ECSSR was awarded the Al-Owais Studies and Innovation Prize for Best Book about the UAE. The book, Britain and the Administration of the Trucial States 1947-1965, was authored by Muna Mohammad Al-Hammadi and published by the ECSSR in 2008.

The United Arab Emirates University honored the ECSSR, in 2011, during the 2nd session of the Al-Nawa Media Awards.

On Thursday, December 29, 2011, the Zakat Fund awarded the ECSSR an Appreciation Certificate for the Center’s efforts in promoting the activities of the Fund at national and international levels. The ECSSR is one of the Fund’s strategic partners.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Sunday, September 6, 2012, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from the UAE National Bureau of Statistics, in recognition of the Center’s active participation in a workshop on indicators to measure violence against women.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Sunday, December 30, 2012, a Certificate of Appreciation from Dubai Government, in recognition of the Center’s contributions and productive efforts in supporting the library of the General Department of Airport Security.

On Thursday, February 21, 2013, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) was awarded a prize by the UAE Ministry of Education, during its annual Day of Loyalty celebrations. The ECSSR was honored, as one of the Ministry’s strategic partners, for advancing the cause of education, and for consistent efforts to further education in the UAE.

On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, honored the ECSSR’s scholarly refereed quarterly, Strategic Visions, and confirmed the ECSSR as a Strategic Partner and one of the sponsors of the 32nd Sharjah International Book Fair. The associated honorary prize was received by H.E. Prof. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director General of the ECSSR.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Saturday, May 4, 2013, a Certificate of Appreciation from the Taryam Omran Foundation for Cultural and Humanitarian Work, on the occasion of the Center winning the Recognition Award during the 10th session of the Taryam Omran Journalism Award 2012/2013.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Monday, June 24, 2013, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from the UAE Federal National Council (FNC), in recognition of the Center’s efforts in the success of the first and second ordinary sessions of the FNC’s 15th legislative chapter.

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, Emirates Post issued a set of commemorative stamps to mark the ECSSR’s 20th anniversary.

On Monday, October 27, 2014, “Otherways” Management and Consulting awarded the ECSSR the “Golden Europe Award for Quality & Commercial Prestige” and the “Award for Competence and Quality in Customer Service,” in recognition of the ECSSR’s efforts, at the annual ceremony held in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Monday, January 6, 2014, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from the UAE National Media Council, in recognition of the Center’s efforts and constant collaboration with the Council.

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, the ECSSR received the “Arab Social Media Pioneers Award - Politics Category” for 2015.
H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai (may God protect him), handed the award to H.E. Prof. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director General of the ECSSR, at the opening of the Arab Social Media Pioneers Summit in Dubai.

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, the Emirates Quality Association (EQA) presented an honorary memento to the ECSSR.

In 2015, the UAE-Jordan relief team from the UAE Red Crescent honored the ECSSR for its participation in the humanitarian campaign “Tarahamu,” launched as per the directives of the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (may God protect him), to provide relief aid for refugees affected by the winter storms in the Levant.

On Monday, June 8, 2015, the Smart Government Exhibition and Conference honored the ECSSR for its effective contribution to the success of the exhibition as well as the ECSSR’s contribution to enhancing the culture of the UAE community.

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies presented an honorary memento to the ECSSR.

On Thursday, January 29, 2015, the Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Center (AMMROC) honored the ECSSR for its pivotal role in support of the AMMROC scholarship program.

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, Cairo University in the Arab Republic of Egypt presented the university plaque to the ECSSR.

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, the Police Academy in the Arab Republic of Egypt presented an honorary shield to the ECSSR.

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, the Media Production City in the Arab Republic of Egypt presented an honorary shield to the ECSSR.

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Dr. Abdulreda Assiri, former Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Kuwait University, presented an award to the ECSSR during the Kuwait and Regional Security Conference.

On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR), Switzerland, awarded the ECSSR the International Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality, in recognition of the ECSSR’s contributions to scientific research and its continuous efforts in advancing community development and the dissemination of knowledge in the UAE.

On Monday, October 17, 2016, H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, honored the ECSSR for its contribution to the advancement of the education process in the UAE, during the 2nd Khalifa Award for Education International Conference (KAEIC 2016), titled “Exploring the Future of Education in the United Arab Emirates.”

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, presented the ECSSR with the 2016 certificate of distinction in appreciation for its role in supporting government strategies that aim to promote community engagement in the UAE.

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from the UAE Federal National Council, in recognition of the Center’s active participation, through the Akhbar Al Sa’a bulletin, in the Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament titled “United for Shaping the Future.”

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research received on Sunday, October 22, 2017, a Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation from the UAE Ministry of Defense, in recognition of the Center’s active participation in organizing the Leaders’ Conference for the 21st Century Wars.

On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Excellence Awards Academy in Dubai honored the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) with the Excellence Award for Arab Government Achievements.

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, the ECSSR was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation for its efforts during the Ministry’s “Innovation Day” event.