New York - 27 April 2020 - During the open debate of the UN Security Council on the fifth anniversary of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda, the UAE encouraged the Council to invite more young leaders to brief on a regular basis to reflect on individual experiences while pursuing peace and security in their societies. The UAE also urged the international community to explore ways to increase the meaningful and inclusive participation of youth in peacebuilding efforts.
New York - 24 April 2020 - On behalf of the Group of Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its capacity as Chair, the UAE urged the international community to demonstrate global solidarity and take a series of measures to support the Palestinian people cope with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during the UN Security Council for its quarterly Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
Visits Were Part of the 2020 Global Women’s Forum in Dubai
ABU DHABI – 20 February 2020 – This week, the United Arab Emirates hosted a group of nine female Ambassadors to the United Nations as part of the Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 held by the Dubai Women’s Establishment. The Ambassadors met with senior UAE officials and discussed opportunities to leverage multilateralism and bilateral relationships to promote gender equality across all sectors of society.
TOKYO – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, completed a visit to Tokyo, Japan in her capacity as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform for the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly. The visit was at the invitation of the Japanese government and followed her visit to Beijing, China.
NEW YORK – 22 January 2020 – The UAE urged the international community to de-escalate and reverse the negative trends to resolve current crises in the Middle East to bring regional and international stability, during the UN Security Council Quarterly Open Debate on Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.
BEIJING – 22 January 2020 – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, has concluded a visit to Beijing at the invitation of the Chinese government. The meetings were held in her capacity as the Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) on UN Security Council reform for the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly. Ambassador Nusseibeh was joined by her Co-Chair, H.E. Joanna Wronecka, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Poland to the UN.
NEW YORK – 10 January 2020 – During the UN Security Council Open Debate on the upholding of the UN Charter to maintain international peace and security, the UAE supported the call made by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to stop escalation in the Middle East and renew international cooperation.
NEW YORK - H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, has been reappointed to lead deliberations on how to reform the UN Security Council. The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, announced the reappointment of Ambassador Nusseibeh as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on UN Security Council Reform (IGN) while also appointing as Co-Chair H.E. Joanna Wronecka, Permanent Representative of Poland to the UN, on 4 December 2019.
During the General Assembly plenary meeting on the situation in Afghanistan, the UAE renewed its longstanding commitment to the government.
NEW YORK – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reaffirmed its commitment to the continued efforts to achieve & maintain a world free of the threat posed by nuclear weapons & other weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the United Nations (UN) Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons & other WMD.