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UAE calls for zero tolerance for all those who support terrorism financing

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The UAE has called for a zero-tolerance policy on all parties who fund and support terrorism and extremism.

This came during a speech delivered by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the 72nd session of the UN General assembly in New York on Friday.

UAE to provide US$30 million financial support to United Nations

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The UAE has announced its intention to make two financial donations to the United Nations; US$15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA, to help in its basic programmes for Palestinian refugees, and another $15 million will be allocated to support UN Women over the next three years.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed attends Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of building of UAE Permanent Mission to UN

Monday, 25 September 2017

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, yesterday attended a foundation stone laying ceremony for the new building of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed hosts reception on sidelines of 72nd session of UN General Assembly

Monday, 25 September 2017

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has hosted an official reception on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, at the headquarters of the famous Morgan Museum Morgan in New York City.

Ambassador Nusseibeh Convenes Last Regular Session of UN-Women Executive Board for 2017 as President

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

NEW YORK – Her Excellency Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, presided over the Second Regular Session of the UN-Women Executive Board, which convened from August 29 to 30. This session was the last Executive Board meeting of 2017 facilitated by Ambassador Nusseibeh in her capacity as its President.

UAE Halts Granting of Consultative Status at UN for NGO with Terrorist Ties

Thursday, 27 July 2017

NEW YORK, 27th July, 2017 -- In a statement delivered at the United Nations Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC, in New York on Wednesday, the UAE expressed serious concerns with the recommendation of special consultative status for Fondation Alkarama, as the NGO has been designated a terrorist organisation under UAE Federal Law Number 07 of 2014 on Combatting Terrorism Offences.

The statement was delivered ahead of the vote on applications for special consultative status of non-governmental organisations.

UAE Calls for Al-Aqsa Mosque's Return to Status Quo at UN Security Council

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

NEW YORK 26th July 2017 - At the Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Tuesday, Ahmed Al Mahmoud, member of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, called for the removal of all obstructions to access for worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

H.E. Reem Al Hashimy Meets Senior UN Officials and Security Council Members

Friday, 21 July 2017

NEW YORK – Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, United Arab Emirates Minister of State for International Cooperation, was in New York to lead the UAE delegation to the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. On the sidelines of the forum, Minister Al Hashimy met with H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the UN to discuss the crisis in the Gulf and other regional issues.