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UAE Endorsed by Consensus by UN’s Asia-Pacific Membership for Security Council Seat

Monday, 29 June 2020

NEW YORK – 29 June 2020 – The United Arab Emirates was endorsed by consensus by the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) for its candidacy for a seat on the Security Council for the 2022-2023 term during the June 2020 meeting of the APG chaired by H.E. Zhang Jun, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of China to the UN.

UAE Convenes High-Level Virtual Panel Discussion on Advancing Women’s Role in Economic Recovery and Climate Resilience in Post-Conflict Settings

Friday, 29 May 2020

This week, the Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Ireland to the United Nations and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted a high-level virtual panel discussion on advancing women’s role in economic recovery and climate resilience in post-conflict settings. The virtual panel discussion evaluated measures and policies that empower women during economic recovery from conflict, especially in the context of climate change and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

UAE Emphasizes Importance of Confidence-Building Measures to Promote Cyber Stability

Friday, 22 May 2020

NEW YORK – 22 May 2020 – The UAE emphasized the importance of implementing confidence-building measures and for Member States that have experience in implementing existing cyber norms to share their lessons learned best practices in a UN Security Council meeting on cyber stability, capacity building and conflict prevention.

UAE Discusses Ways To Improve Functions of UN Security Council In Light of COVID-19

Friday, 15 May 2020

During an open debate of the UN Security Council on strengthening working methods of the body, the UAE discussed how the functioning of the Security Council can be improved during both the current extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 Pandemic as well as in its normal proceedings.

UAE: 75 Years After End of Second World War, Multilateralism Remains Essential

Friday, 08 May 2020

New York - 8 May 2020 - The UAE emphasized that multilateralism and international cooperation remain essential to resolving global challenges at a meeting of the UN Security Council on the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe and lessons learned for preventing future atrocities. 

UAE urges more regular briefings by Young People at the Security Council

Monday, 27 April 2020

New York - 27 April 2020 - During the open debate of the UN Security Council on the fifth anniversary of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda, the UAE encouraged the Council to invite more young leaders to brief on a regular basis to reflect on individual experiences while pursuing peace and security in their societies. The UAE also urged the international community to explore ways to increase the meaningful and inclusive participation of youth in peacebuilding efforts. 

OIC Encourages the International Community to Support Palestinian People During COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, 24 April 2020

New York - 24 April 2020 - On behalf of the Group of Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its capacity as Chair, the UAE urged the international community to demonstrate global solidarity and take a series of measures to support the Palestinian people cope with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during the UN Security Council for its quarterly Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.