NEW YORK – Her Excellency Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, presided over the Second Regular Session of the UN-Women Executive Board, which convened from August 29 to 30. This session was the last Executive Board meeting of 2017 facilitated by Ambassador Nusseibeh in her capacity as its President.
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The United Arab Emirates delivered a statement at the United Nations General Assembly, renewing its commitment to international measures to eliminate international terrorism.
NEW YORK, 27th July, 2017 -- In a statement delivered at the United Nations Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC, in New York on Wednesday, the UAE expressed serious concerns with the recommendation of special consultative status for Fondation Alkarama, as the NGO has been designated a terrorist organisation under UAE Federal Law Number 07 of 2014 on Combatting Terrorism Offences.
The statement was delivered ahead of the vote on applications for special consultative status of non-governmental organisations.
NEW YORK 26th July 2017 - At the Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Tuesday, Ahmed Al Mahmoud, member of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, called for the removal of all obstructions to access for worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.
NEW YORK – Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, United Arab Emirates Minister of State for International Cooperation, was in New York to lead the UAE delegation to the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. On the sidelines of the forum, Minister Al Hashimy met with H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the UN to discuss the crisis in the Gulf and other regional issues.