NEW YORK – 20 July 2020 – The UAE made the case for future preparedness, emphasizing the role of forecasting and anticipation of global trends, in order to strengthen resilience and address emerging global challenges, during the UN’s annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
NEW YORK – 17 July 2020 – The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to addressing conflict-related sexual violence at the UN Security Council’s meeting on sexual violence in armed conflict.
NEW YORK – 29 June 2020 – The United Arab Emirates was endorsed by consensus by the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) for its candidacy for a seat on the Security Council for the 2022-2023 term during the June 2020 meeting of the APG chaired by H.E. Zhang Jun, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of China to the UN.
NEW YORK – 23 June 2020 – The UAE reiterated its continued commitment to upholding the rights of children around the world and to the architecture established by the UN Security Council on children and armed conflict.
This week, the Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Ireland to the United Nations and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted a high-level virtual panel discussion on advancing women’s role in economic recovery and climate resilience in post-conflict settings. The virtual panel discussion evaluated measures and policies that empower women during economic recovery from conflict, especially in the context of climate change and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
NEW YORK – 27 May 2020 – The UAE renewed its commitment to bridging the gap between rhetoric and implementation to protect civilians and upholding international law during an open debate of the UN Security Council on the protection of civilians.
NEW YORK – 22 May 2020 – Today, H.E. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, and H.E.
NEW YORK – 22 May 2020 – The UAE emphasized the importance of implementing confidence-building measures and for Member States that have experience in implementing existing cyber norms to share their lessons learned best practices in a UN Security Council meeting on cyber stability, capacity building and conflict prevention.
During an open debate of the UN Security Council on strengthening working methods of the body, the UAE discussed how the functioning of the Security Council can be improved during both the current extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 Pandemic as well as in its normal proceedings.
New York - 8 May 2020 - The UAE emphasized that multilateralism and international cooperation remain essential to resolving global challenges at a meeting of the UN Security Council on the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe and lessons learned for preventing future atrocities.