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UAE Called on Iran To Make A Serious Commitment To Join The Community of Nations As an Accountable Member

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

New York - The United Arab Emirates has called on Iran to make a serious commitment to join the community of nations as an accountable member, and to stop arming, funding and enabling radical, violent and extremist entities.

UAE Welcomes UN Secretary-General's Initiative To Prevent Violent Extremism

Sunday, 14 February 2016

New York - The UAE has welcomed the adoption of Draft Resolution 70/40 on the Secretary-General's plan of action to prevent violent extremism, saying that the plan needs to address factors that propel extremism, most notably foreign occupation and "State terrorism," and address the issue of accountability for states that compromise the principles of sovereignty and non-interference in the internal affairs of nations.

UAE Welcomes Presentation of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing to Member States at the United Nations

Thursday, 04 February 2016

New York, NY - The United Arab Emirates participated in yesterday’s presentation of the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing to Member States at the United Nations. Co-Chair of the High-Level Panel Kristalina Georgieva, Vice President of the European Union Commission, led the session with UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN.

High-Level Panel On Humanitarian Financing Report Launches In Dubai, UAE

Sunday, 17 January 2016

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, welcomed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and other senior UN officials, humanitarian practitioners, and corporate leaders to International Humanitarian City in Dubai for the launch of the report of the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing. The report, “Too important to fail – addressing the humanitarian financing gap”, was prepared by nine eminent experts from government, the private sector, and civil society. The UN Secretary General commissioned the group to write the report in response to the growing gap between humanitarian needs and resources available. The panel of experts was co-chaired by Kristalina Georgieva, Vice President of the European Commission, and Sultan Nazrin Shah, Ruler of Perek, Malaysia.

UAE Pledges $1 Million To UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund For Humanitarian Assistance Worldwide

Thursday, 17 December 2015

The United Arab Emirates has pledged $1 million USD to the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for 2016. Jamal Al Musharakh, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, announced the UAE’s donation at a high-level pledging conference held at the United Nations today

UAE Mission To The United Nations Celebrates National Day

Wednesday, 02 December 2015

 

On 1 December 2015, the UAE Mission to the United Nations celebrated the UAE’s founding with a reception in honor of National Day. Dozens of Permanent Representatives to the UN attended the reception, as well as senior UN officials – including UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson – and leaders from the greater New York City community.

 

UAE Supports Women, Peace And Security Agenda At The United Nations

Thursday, 15 October 2015

 

New York, NY – Ahead of the fifteenth anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1325 in October 2015, the UAE Mission to the United Nations worked to promote Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda within the UN community and beyond. These activities included convening experts to further debates on the topic and publishing the findings of those discussions; contributing to UN efforts to support the WPS agenda; and participating in related Open Debates at the Security Council.

 

UAE Delegation Participates In UNGA 2015 Ministerial Week

Friday, 02 October 2015

 

The UAE Mission to the UN and the visiting UAE delegation advanced critical issues on the global agenda during UN General Assembly Ministerial Week this fall, as the UN celebrated its 70th anniversary and adopted ambitious new targets for achieving its global mandate. The UAE delegation consisted of five cabinet members and their teams. Ministers from capital had more than 100 bilateral meetings in total and hosted numerous multilateral events.