NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates has expressed its regret and categorical rejection of allegations it is facing in light of ongoing developments in Aden, affirming its firm stance as a Coalition partner and determination to continue exerting all efforts to de-escalate the current situation in Yemen.
NEW YORK - At the UN Security Council’s annual Open Debate on children and armed conflict, the UAE reaffirmed the commitment of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen–of which the UAE is a member–to complying with obligations under international humanitarian law, and underscored the seriousness with which the Coalition takes its responsibility to protecting all civilians in armed conflict – particularly children.
NEW YORK – At the UN Security Council quarterly Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, the UAE called on the international community to uphold its responsibilities to ending the suffering of the Palestinian people and establishing an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital – in accordance with relevant international parameters and the Arab Peace Initiative.
NEW YORK – During the meeting of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Chiefs of Defense Network on 10 July 2019, the UAE reaffirmed its commitment to advancing the WPS agenda and announced the second round of the UAE-UN Women Military and Peacekeeping Training Programme for Women, which is set to launch in January 2020.
NEW YORK – At the UN Security Council Open Debate on threats to international peace and security: linkages between international terrorism and organized crime, the UAE reaffirmed its commitment to continue implementing best practices and the most advanced international initiatives to combat the linkages between organized crime and international terrorism, including by combating money-laundering and strengthening border security in the interest of maintaining international peace and security.
NEW YORK – On 9 July 2019, the UAE and UN Women announced the second round of the military and peacekeeping training programme for women at the Khawla bint Al Azwar Military Academy for Women to be held in January 2020 and to also include participants from the African and Asian region.
NEW YORK - The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and expressed support for finding innovative solutions to financing the agency’s vital work.
Earlier this week, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Remeithi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Elders, reaffirmed the UAE’s commitment to combating hate speech across all mediums and safeguarding religious sites in meetings with senior UN officials.
The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to empowering and protecting the rights of persons with disabilities and ensuring their integration into the national development process.
The Permanent Representatives to the United Nations of the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today briefed members of the United Nations Security Council on the preliminary findings of the investigation into the coordinated attacks on four oil tankers that took place on the morning of 12 May 2019 off the port of Fujairah.