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UAE Calls Out Iran’s Regional Interference at the Security Council Open Debate

Thursday, 20 April 2017


NEW YORK – Mr. Jamal Al Musharakh, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations delivered the UAE’s statement at the Security Council’s quarterly Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

UAE co-sponsors UN Security Council No 2347 on protection of cultural property in event of armed conflict

Friday, 24 March 2017

The UAE has co-sponsored United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 2347 (2017), on the protection of cultural heritage in the event of armed conflicts, the first ever UNSC resolution to focus specifically on this issue.

UAE minister highlights efforts to promote happiness at UN panel discussion

Monday, 20 March 2017

NEW YORK, 25th March, 2017 (WAM) -- Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness, recently participated in an interactive panel discussion on "Public Policies for Happiness", co-organised at the United Nations headquarters by the permanent missions of the UAE, Australia, Bhutan, Denmark, Ecuador, Rwanda, Slovenia and Thailand, to mark the International Day of Happiness 2017.

She highlighted the UAE's efforts, government policies and programmes that aim to promote happiness and positive values.

UAE Permanent Representative to UN elected President of UN-Women Executive Board for 2017

Thursday, 19 January 2017

On Monday, 16 January 2017, the UN Women Executive Board elected the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, to the Presidency of the UN-Women Executive Board for 2017.

UAE Expresses Deep Concern Over Reports About Iranian Arm Shipments to Houthi Militia in Yemen

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

New York -- The United Arab Emirates is alarmed and deeply concerned by ongoing reports regarding Iranian shipments of weapons to the Houthi militia in Yemen, said Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations.

Fourth Annual Sheikha Fatima Lectureship: Women Leading for Peace

Thursday, 17 November 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. - Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, has participated in the United States Institute of Peace, USIP, fourth annual Sheikha Fatima Lectureship, which was also attended by the Ambassador of the UAE to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba.

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.