NEW YORK - In meetings with senior United Nations (UN) officials and nongovernmental organizations this week, H.E. Dr. Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, reiterated UAE commitment to achieving a political solution to the conflict in Yemen, while expressing serious concerns about the continued obstruction of peace efforts in Yemen by the Iranian-backed Houthis.
NEW YORK – The UAE called for greater attention from the international community on the link between climate change and insecurity at the UN Security Council Open Debate on the impact of climate-related disasters on international security.
The UAE reiterated the importance of promoting the critical role of women in peace processes at an Arria Formula meeting of the UN Security Council on the potential of National Action Plans for advancing the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda in the Middle East and North African region.
NEW YORK - At the UN Security Council’s quarterly Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, Including the Palestine Question, the UAE condemned Iran’s interference in the Middle East.
H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, announced that the UAE will contribute USD 5 million to the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) forthe year 2019 at CERF’s annual High-Level Pledging Event on December 7, 2018.
At the UN General Assembly debate on the situation in Afghanistan, the UAE confirmed its full support for the political reconciliation process led by the Government of Afghanistan, underlining the importance of dialogue as the basis for conflict resolution, and encouraging positive participation by the Afghan community.
NEW YORK - H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations, and H.E. Majid Al Suwaidi, Consul General of the UAE in New York, co-hosted a reception to celebrate the 47th anniversary of the founding of the UAE.
NEW YORK - At the UN General Assembly General Debate on the Question of Palestine and the Situation in the Middle East, the UAE called on the international community to fulfill its obligations in accordance with international law and the UN Charter to end the suffering of the Palestinian people.
NEW YORK – The President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, has reappointed H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on UN Security Council reform (IGN). President Espinosa announced the reappointment of Ambassador Nusseibeh and the new Co-Chair, H.E.
The UAE outlined its efforts in constructing a strong and sustainable space sector that contributes to regional and international efforts to promote space exploration, and its development of advanced technologies to enhance the quality of life and contribute to the overall achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations General Assembly.