NEW YORK – During the annual UN Security Council Open Debate on women, peace and security (WPS) on 29 October 2019, the UAE emphasized the importance of ensuring the full and meaningful participation of women throughout all stages of peace processes and negotiations. In her statement, H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, outlined the UAE’s efforts to advance the WPS agenda and address the gaps in its implementation.
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NEW YORK – The UAE, in its capacity as the Chair of the Group of Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), urged the international community to create an environment conducive to peace efforts in the Occupied Palestine Territories by alleviating the suffering of the Palestinian people and by halting any illegal and provocative measures that undermine the two-state solution.
NEW YORK – On the margins of the High-Level Week on women, peace and security (WPS), the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United Nations (UN) and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) launched a new joint initiative on advancing the role of women in post-conflict reconstruction that will be conducted over the next 12 months in the lead-up to the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on WPS.
NEW YORK – At the plenary meeting of the Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Committee – otherwise known as the Third Committee – of the UN General Assembly on 2 October 2019, the UAE’s youth delegates to the UN underlined the importance of empowering young people to participate in the decision-making process – a key priority for the UAE.
NEW YORK - As part of the United Arab Emirates’ commitment to continue its support to UN-Women, the UAE has announced a financial contribution of 15 million dollars to support the mandate of the UN-Women over the next three years.
The UAE’s new pledge, which was announced on the sidelines of the General Debate of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, reflects the UAE’s growing partnership with UN-Women.