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UAE Reaffirms its Commitment to Tackling Linkages Between International Terrorism and Organized Crime

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

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.

UAE, UN Women Announce Second Round of Military and Peacekeeping Training Programme for Women in 2020

Tuesday, 09 July 2019

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.

United Arab Emirates, Norway, Saudi Arabia Brief UN Security Council on High Degree of Sophistication Behind Fujairah Attacks

Thursday, 06 June 2019

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.

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Norway Notify UN Security Council of Attacks on Oil Tankers

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

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.

UAE Convenes Dialogue on Strengthening Ties with Muslim Community with OIC Member States, UN Chief and Religious Leaders

Friday, 03 May 2019

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.

United, Practical Measures are Key to Saving Prospects for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Monday, 29 April 2019

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.

UAE Reconfirms Commitment to Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict and to Advancing Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Tuesday, 23 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.