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Arab Coalition Will Protect and Preserve Hodeidah Port and Humanitarian Infrastructure in Yemen, Confirms Ambassador Nusseibeh

Thursday, 21 June 2018

NEW YORK – “We are absolutely committed to maintaining and accelerating humanitarian progress on the ground,” said H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, at a briefing to media at the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the UN on the humanitarian situation in Yemen hosted by H.E.

UN recognizes the UAE & Saudi Arabia for their contributions to humanitarian response in Yemen

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

NEW YORK - Today the United Nations released statistics on the significant progress made in addressing humanitarian need in Yemen because of the contributions of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in cooperation with over 150 implementing partners.

UAE Ambassador to United Nations outlines five-step humanitarian surge plan for Hodeida

Friday, 15 June 2018

NEW YORK – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations in New York, convened a briefing with a number of UN-based correspondents on the military and humanitarian campaign to liberate Hodeida, conducted at the request of the legitimate Government of Yemen by the joint Yemeni Resistance forces with support of the UAE armed forces operating as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition to support Legitimacy in Yemen. 

UAE Diplomat Elected as Vice-Chair for 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly

Tuesday, 05 June 2018

NEW YORK - The United Nations General Assembly unanimously elected Ms. Hessa Al Ateibi, Third Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN in New York, as Vice-Chair of the Economic and Financial Committee during the 73rd session of the General Assembly.

UAE: Failure of Security Council to Act is Root Cause of Protracted Conflicts in Palestine, Syria, Myanmar, and Yemen

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

NEW YORK – At the UN Security Council on Tuesday, the UAE stated that the failure of the Council to respond decisively to conflict around the world has exacted a profound human toll, and called for a re-energized unity of purpose within the Council and renewed action to maintain international peace and security. The UAE echoed Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres’ statement that the most effective way to protect civilians is to prevent conflicts and to end them.

UAE condemns growing disrespect for international law around the world, highlighting plight of Palestinians in Gaza

Friday, 18 May 2018

NEW YORK - In a strong statement to the UN Security Council, the UAE expressed concern with growing disrespect for international law around the world, and particularly in the Middle East, at an Open Debate on upholding international law and the maintenance of international peace and security. The debate was hosted by Andrzej Duda, the President of Poland, which holds the presidency of the Security Council for May.

The UAE Urges International Community to Take Collective Action to Identify Countries that Support & Finance Terrorism in Order to Sustain Peace

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

NEW YORK – The UAE urged United Nations’ agencies and Member States to take collective action to identify countries that support and finance terrorism, and hold them accountable. This call was made at the UN High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustainable Peace by H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State and Head of the UAE delegation to the meeting.

The UAE Emphasizes the Critical Role of Young People in Peace & Security at the UN

Monday, 23 April 2018

NEW YORK - Saud Al Shamsi, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, has underlined the importance of young people as essential partners in achieving peace and security, at the open debate of the UN Security Council on Youth, Peace and Security.

UAE calls for global efforts to combat impunity for sexual violence during conflict

Monday, 16 April 2018

NEW YORK - At the United Nations’ Security Council, the UAE urged the international community to intensify efforts to combat impunity for sexual violence in conflict and reaffirmed its commitment to the UN’s ongoing efforts in addressing these heinous crimes.