Innovation Award – 2002
It was awarded for the Public Parks and Horticulture Department as a recognition by the award secretariate to the remarkable and distiguished Children City project in Creek Park which was recognized internationaly as the best educational and entertainment project targetting children between the age 2 - 15 years in the Gulf and the MENA region
The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Excellent Government Employee Category
Eng. Nasser Ahmed Saeed, Roads Department, won this awared after being chosen as the most efficient, committed, productive, loyal and excellent employee who is also innovative and creative in performing his duties.
The King Abdullah II Award for Innovation in the field of Environmental Pollution among the Arab cities - 2002
Dubai Municipality won the King Abdullah II Award for Innovation in the field of Environmental Pollution among the Arab cities. Qassim Sultan, Director General of Dubai Municipality received the award from His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at a ceremony held on the occasion at the Jordanian capital on 17th December 2002. It is the detailed study conducted by Dubai Municipality on pollution control in Dubai that has qualified it to receive the first position among the 26 studies presented by different organizations to win this award.
The Award of Dubai Government Excellence Programme - Excellent Team Work Category
Dubai Municipality has taken the initiative of implementing the thermal insulation systems in buildings in Dubai which will eventually help in saving energy. The idea of using thermal insulation in buildings is very well known long time ago. However, the distinguished teqnique followed by DM in implementing the system helped to large extent in success of its use. The Municipality has used different means such as regulations, advertising campaign ,conferences , and seminars that helped a lot in increase of awareness of all concerned parties. The Municipality has given 22 months of volunteer implementation of regulation to give people chance to get use to it before it is mandatory use. This has helped in its success to large extent.