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This study aims at revealing the role of cultural and artistic institutions in promoting the values of tolerance and coexistence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In this research, the researchers followed the analytical descriptive method and used the questionnaire for data collection. The study sample consisted of 80 randomly chosen employees of the cultural and artistic institutions in the UAE. Results show there are no statistically significant differences (α = 0.05) due to the effect of personal variables (gender, qualification, experience, type of work, nationality). The targeted institutions did not play their role appropriately in promoting the culture of dialogue and values of tolerance and promotion of human rights. It is recommended that there should be public relations programme aimed at developing a culture of tolerance and dialogue, allowing everyone to express their opinions and beliefs freely without hesitation or fear, and this is the case of those who are dealing with humanitarian affairs and democratic activities.
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