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UAE Hosts Ambassadors to the UN For Discussions on Promotion of Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Visits Were Part of the 2020 Global Women’s Forum in Dubai

ABU DHABI – 20 February 2020 – This week, the United Arab Emirates hosted a group of nine female Ambassadors to the United Nations as part of the Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 held by the Dubai Women’s Establishment. The Ambassadors met with senior UAE officials and discussed opportunities to leverage multilateralism and bilateral relationships to promote gender equality across all sectors of society.

IGN Co-Co-Chairs Meet Senior Japanese Officials on Multilateralism, Security Council Reform

Friday, 24 January 2020

TOKYO – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, completed a visit to Tokyo, Japan in her capacity as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform for the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly. The visit was at the invitation of the Japanese government and followed her visit to Beijing, China.

UAE Calls for De-escalation, Reversal of Negative Trends to Resolve Current Crises in Middle East

Thursday, 23 January 2020

NEW YORK – 22 January 2020 – The UAE urged the international community to de-escalate and reverse the negative trends to resolve current crises in the Middle East to bring regional and international stability, during the UN Security Council Quarterly Open Debate on Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.

IGN Co-Chairs Hold Meetings in Beijing with Senior Chinese Officials

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

BEIJING – 22 January 2020 – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, has concluded a visit to Beijing at the invitation of the Chinese government. The meetings were held in her capacity as the Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) on UN Security Council reform for the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly.  Ambassador Nusseibeh was joined by her Co-Chair, H.E. Joanna Wronecka, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Poland to the UN.

UAE Expresses Support for UN Call to Stop Escalation in Middle East

Friday, 10 January 2020

NEW YORK – 10 January 2020 – During the UN Security Council Open Debate on the upholding of the UN Charter to maintain international peace and security, the UAE supported the call made by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to stop escalation in the Middle East and renew international cooperation. 

UAE’s Ambassador Nusseibeh Reappointed to Head Discussions on UN Security Council Reform

Saturday, 07 December 2019

NEW YORK - H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, has been reappointed to lead deliberations on how to reform the UN Security Council. The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, announced the reappointment of Ambassador Nusseibeh as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on UN Security Council Reform (IGN) while also appointing as Co-Chair H.E. Joanna Wronecka, Permanent Representative of Poland to the UN, on 4 December 2019.

UAE Reaffirms Commitment to Achieving & Maintaining World Free from Threat of Nuclear Weapons, Weapons of Mass Destruction

Friday, 22 November 2019

NEW YORK – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reaffirmed its commitment to the continued efforts to achieve & maintain a world free of the threat posed by nuclear weapons & other weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the United Nations (UN) Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons & other WMD.

UAE Underscores Importance of Tolerance in Reconciliation Efforts

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

NEW YORK – 19 November 2019 – The UAE underscored the importance of tolerance and dialogue in reconciliation efforts and affirmed the UAE’s commitment to promoting peaceful coexistence and political solutions to address global challenges, during the UN Security Council Open Debate on peacebuilding and sustaining peace specifically the role of reconciliation.

UAE: We Must Ensure Full, Meaningful Participation of Women Throughout Peace Processes

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

NEW YORK – During the annual UN Security Council Open Debate on women, peace and security (WPS) on 29 October 2019, the UAE emphasized the importance of ensuring the full and meaningful participation of women throughout all stages of peace processes and negotiations.  In her statement, H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, outlined the UAE’s efforts to advance the WPS agenda and address the gaps in its implementation.