NEW YORK – The President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, has reappointed H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on UN Security Council reform (IGN). President Espinosa announced the reappointment of Ambassador Nusseibeh and the new Co-Chair, H.E.
The UAE outlined its efforts in constructing a strong and sustainable space sector that contributes to regional and international efforts to promote space exploration, and its development of advanced technologies to enhance the quality of life and contribute to the overall achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations General Assembly.
NEW YORK - The UAE underscored the importance of gender equality and women’s empowerment in conflict prevention and broader efforts to maintain international peace and security during the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS).
NEW YORK – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, presented the UAE’s contribution of USD 5 million to UN Women’s core fund in a meeting with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women.
NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced a new Memorandum of Understanding that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff under a Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Program. The agreement was signed by H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Achim Steiner, Administrator of UNDP on the sidelines of the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2018.
The United Arab Emirates has called for pursuing a comprehensive approach that addresses the different dimensions of the threats in the region.
In the presence of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the UAE Ministry of Defence and the General Women’s Union – under the patronage of H.H.
NEW YORK – Earlier today, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) called on the international community to strengthen mediation efforts as part of a comprehensive approach to prevent and settle disputes peacefully. Mrs. Amiera AlHefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, underlined the importance of peaceful resolutions at the UN Security Council Open Debate on mediation and peaceful resolution of conflicts.
NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff. Under the Junior Professional Officers (JPO) programme, the first-ever Emiratis in the UN agency’s global operations will take up positions later this year.
Total UAE support for Palestine in 2017 amounted to more than USD 125 million.
In the context of the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question on July 24, 2018, the UAE reaffirmed its longstanding commitment to the Palestinian people and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).