NEW YORK – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United Nations (UN), called for greater international cooperation to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at an event hosted by the UAE on the sidelines of the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York.
NEW YORK – The UAE presented its first ever Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, providing a review of the country’s progress in implementing the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
NEW YORK - In meetings with senior United Nations (UN) officials and members of the UN Security Council today, HE Reem Al Hashimy, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for International Cooperation, reaffirmed the UAE’s and the Arab Coalition’s strong support for the efforts of Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to reach a political solution in Yemen. The Minister also discussed the comprehensive efforts underway, in close cooperation with the UN and non-government agencies, to provide humanitarian assistance into Hodeida and other areas of Yemen.
NEW YORK – The UAE reaffirmed its deep commitment to protecting children in armed conflict, both by providing humanitarian aid and ensuring their long-term wellbeing. H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN delivered the UAE statement at a United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict chaired by H.E. Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden.
NEW YORK – At a critical United Nations General Assembly meeting, the UAE reaffirmed its shared commitment to “Responsibility to Protect.”
NEW YORK - The UAE called for stronger, strategic multilateral partnerships to counter terrorist narratives around theworld at the UN High-Level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of Member States. H.E. Salem AlZaabi, Head of the National Counter-Terrorism Committee of the UAE and Head of the UAE delegation to the Conference, delivered the statement, underlining the serious challenges posed by cross-border terrorism today.
NEW YORK - The UAE called for a zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism in all its forms including those who commit and support terrorism and reiterated its commitment to working with its regional and international partners to confront extremism and terrorism in order to restore stability in the Arab region at the UN General Assembly.
NEW YORK – At the United Nations, the United Arab Emirates renewed its historical commitment to supporting the Palestinian people, through its support of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
NEW YORK – “Diplomacy will always be key to solving the region’s crises, so we must renew our efforts to see it strengthened,” stated H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations, at a critical UN Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East and North Africa chaired by the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, H.E. Sergey Vershinin.