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UAE and Ten Member States Co-Sign Letter to the UN General Assembly Condemning Iran’s Driving of Regional Instability

Friday, 11 November 2016

New York – A group of 11 concerned countries warned United Nations (UN) Member States about Iran’s expansionist policies, flagrant violations of the principle of sovereignty, and constant interference in the internal affairs of Arab States that are destabilizing and fomenting tension in the Middle East, in a letter delivered to the UN General Assembly. Co-signatories included Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

UN adopts New Urban Agenda with UAE support

Monday, 17 October 2016


Quito, Ecuador – The 193 countries of the United Nations, joined by over 30,000 delegates, today adopted a milestone new approach to sustainable urban development, with prominent assistance from the United Arab Emirates.  Cities now represent around 80% of global GDP, and by 2050 are expected to grow in population from 3.9 billion in 2014 to 6.3 billion in 2050, making them a priority focus for the international community. 


UAE Mission in New York Organises Discussion on Empowerment of Young Women and Girls with Disabilities

Sunday, 19 June 2016

New York, The Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and the United States to the United Nations in partnership with UN Women and World Enabled convened an expert discussion on the empowerment of young women and girls with disabilities.

UAE, Norway and UN host high-level briefing on 'Every Woman Every Child Everywhere' platform

Saturday, 14 May 2016

NEW YORK - With the support of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Rym al Falasi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the UAE engaged in a critical discussion on women’s and children’s health in humanitarian settings at a high-level briefing at the United Nations.

The UAE delivers a statement in the Security Council Ministerial Open Debate on Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism

Thursday, 12 May 2016

New York - The UAE welcomed efforts by the international community to establish a comprehensive international strategy to counter extremist and terrorist messages, in a statement delivered yesterday by H.E. Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations, in the Security Council Ministerial Open Debate on threats to the international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.