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Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations

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UAE Ambassador Nusseibeh Kicks-Off Annual Session of the UN Women Executive Board

Thursday, 29 June 2017

NEW YORK – In her capacity as President of the UN Women Executive Board for 2017, Her Excellency Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York, opened the Board’s Annual Session, which convened from June 27 to 28. As President of the Executive Board for 2017, Ambassador Nusseibeh was the key facilitator of the discussions.

UAE Emphasises "No One is Left Behind" Motto at UN High-Level Conference on Persons with Disabilities

Saturday, 17 June 2017

NEW YORK -- The United Arab Emirates has organised two panel discussions at the United Nations during its participation in the 10th Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD, in cooperation with Dr. Victor Pineda, President of Pineda Foundation and World Enabled.

UAE Renews Commitment to Participation and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Cities and Urban Regions

Thursday, 15 June 2017


NEW YORK  -- The UAE has renewed its commitment to the New Urban Agenda, which was adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development in Quito last year. The framework advocates and promotes policies for the participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities (people of determination) in cities and urban settlements.