NEW YORK – 23 September 2020 – Today H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, met with H.E. Gilad Erdan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Israel to the UN following the signing of the UAE-Israel Peace Accord in Washington, D.C., on 15 September 2020. The meeting was held at the UAE Mission to the UN.
NEW YORK – 17 September 2020 – Reaffirming its firm commitment to global cooperation, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has outlined the seven objectives that will guide its participation during the 75th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
NEW YORK – 10 September 2020 – The UAE reiterated its continued commitment to upholding the rights of children around the world, particularly those in conflict situation, including protecting schools and preventing grave violations, as well as protecting the right to education and the need to provide opportunities for fulfilment and growth to the most vulnerable.
NEW YORK – 08 September 2020 – The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to supporting cooperation between the regional and international mechanisms to achieve a shared goal of global peace, security and prosperity at the UN Security Council.
NEW YORK – 12 August 2020 – The UAE underscored that the UN and its Member States must take a holistic approach to peace and security as the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continue to highlight the need for a strong international response.
NEW YORK – 10 August 2020 – The UAE reaffirmed its support for the people of Lebanon during a virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in the country in the wake of the tragic Beirut explosion on 4 August 2020.
NEW YORK – 6 August 2020 – The UAE called on the international community to bolster its efforts to tackle the linkages between terrorism and organized crime, including through strengthening legal frameworks and the implementation of relevant UN resolutions.
NEW YORK – 24 July 2020 – The UAE called on the UN Security Council to play its part in addressing climate change during an open meeting convened by Germany as this month’s president of the Security Council’s meeting on climate and security. In a written statement, the UAE emphasized that the Security Council must work hand-in-hand with development and humanitarian actors to curtail the likelihood of conflict in climate-vulnerable communities.
NEW YORK – 23 July 2020 - This week, the Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Canada 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 access to justice in post-conflict settings.
NEW YORK – 21 July 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 salvage the prospects of peace between Palestine and Israel during the UN Security Council quarterly open debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.