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UNDP and United Arab Emirates partner to bring new talent into the development field

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced a new Memorandum of Understanding that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff under a Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Program.  The agreement was signed by H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Achim Steiner, Administrator of UNDP on the sidelines of the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2018.

UAE Calls for Stronger Mediation Efforts to Prevent and Settle Disputes at UN

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

NEW YORK – Earlier today, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) called on the international community to strengthen mediation efforts as part of a comprehensive approach to prevent and settle disputes peacefully. Mrs. Amiera AlHefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, underlined the importance of peaceful resolutions at the UN Security Council Open Debate on mediation and peaceful resolution of conflicts. 

First UAE nationals to join UNICEF under new partnership

Thursday, 09 August 2018

NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff.  Under the Junior Professional Officers (JPO) programme, the first-ever Emiratis in the UN agency’s global operations will take up positions later this year.

UAE reaffirms longstanding commitment to the Palestinian people and to UNRWA

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Total UAE support for Palestine in 2017 amounted to more than USD 125 million.

In the context of the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question on July 24, 2018, the UAE reaffirmed its longstanding commitment to the Palestinian people and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

Ambassador Nusseibeh Honors Environmental Legacy of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Monday, 23 July 2018

NEW YORK - H.E Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, honored the environmental legacy of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late founding father and President of the UAE in the presence of UN member states. The Ambassador delivered opening remarks at an event co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN and the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment, in collaboratio

Ambassador Nusseibeh Calls for Greater Cooperation on Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

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.  

UAE reaffirms commitment to sustainable development driving forward implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, 16 July 2018

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).