NEW YORK – At the UN Security Council Open Debate on threats to international peace and security: linkages between international terrorism and organized crime, the UAE reaffirmed its commitment to continue implementing best practices and the most advanced international initiatives to combat the linkages between organized crime and international terrorism, including by combating money-laundering and strengthening border security in the interest of maintaining international peace and security.
NEW YORK – On 9 July 2019, the UAE and UN Women announced the second round of the military and peacekeeping training programme for women at the Khawla bint Al Azwar Military Academy for Women to be held in January 2020 and to also include participants from the African and Asian region.
NEW YORK - The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and expressed support for finding innovative solutions to financing the agency’s vital work.
Earlier this week, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Remeithi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Elders, reaffirmed the UAE’s commitment to combating hate speech across all mediums and safeguarding religious sites in meetings with senior UN officials.
The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to empowering and protecting the rights of persons with disabilities and ensuring their integration into the national development process.
The Permanent Representatives to the United Nations of the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today briefed members of the United Nations Security Council on the preliminary findings of the investigation into the coordinated attacks on four oil tankers that took place on the morning of 12 May 2019 off the port of Fujairah.
NEW YORK – On 15 May 2019, the Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Kingdom of Norway sent a joint letter to the United Nations Security Council, drawing attention to an incident in UAE territorial waters on 12 May 2019 that targeted four tankers – two Saudi-flagged, one Norwegian-flagged, and one Emirati-flagged vessel.
NEW YORK - The UAE, in its capacity as the chair of the Group of Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), hosted a dialogue with UN Secretary-General H.E. Antonio Guterres on "Strengthening Ties with the Muslim Community: Promoting Dialogue, Understanding, Tolerance, and Acceptance" on 2 May 2019 at the UN Headquarters.
NEW YORK – The United Arab Emirates, in its capacity as the Chair of the Group of Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), urged the international community to take united, practical measures to save the prospects for peace and the two-state solution during the quarterly Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine at the UN Security Council on 29 April 2019.
NEW YORK – On 23 April 2019, at the UN Security Council Open Debate on sexual violence in conflict presided by Germany’s Foreign Minister H.E. Heiko Mass, the UAE reconfirmed its commitment to ending sexual violence in conflict and reviewed its efforts to implement the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda.