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.
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.
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).
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
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.