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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.

UAE underlines the important role of women in sustainable development at the UN

Friday, 16 March 2018

NEW YORK - During the plenary meeting of the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the United Arab Emirates reiterated its commitment to achieving gender equality and empowering women, by strengthening its partnership with the Commission and meeting the objectives of the Session.

The UAE’s national statement was delivered by Sana Mohammed Suhail, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Community Development, and the head of the UAE delegation to the annual session of the Commission.

Withdrawal from occupied Arab territories only way to resolve Palestinian Cause: UAE

Saturday, 27 January 2018

NEW YORK - The Arab Group at the United Nations has called on the international community not to recognise any unilateral actions that threaten a two-state solution, and to intensify all international and regional efforts aimed at achieving a just and lasting peace in the Middle East. This came at the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine.