NEW YORK - The UAE has reiterated its long-standing commitment to protecting children living in conflicts around the world, during a debate at the United Nations Security Council.
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.
New York, The United Arab Emirates has highlighted the success of its policy to empower and integrate people with disabilities into the community, creating equal opportunities to them and improving their conditions across the country.
ISTANBUL – The United Arab Emirates has announced that it will increase its humanitarian contributions to 15 percent of its projected budget for the next four years.
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.
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.
The UAE engaged in a high-level Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly focused on Peace and Security, convened by the President of the General Assembly, on 10-11 May. During the two-day event titled “In a World of Risks: A New Commitment for Peace”, high-level representatives of UN Member States discussed how to strengthen the response of the UN system to current and future threats to international peace and security.
Abu Dhabi - Effective multilateral diplomacy plays a critical role in promoting peace, security, and development around the world, and in particular in the Middle East, explained Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations in New York, and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy, during a lecture on the ‘UAE’s role in multilateral issues’, organised recently by Emirates Diplomatic Academy. In the Ambassador’s analysis, the UN remains a critical institution for global order – but it is tested today as never before and needs reform and renewal.
New York - The UAE joined over 170 countries to sign the Paris Climate Agreement during the high-level signing ceremony, convened by the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, in New York. The ceremony marked the first step in implementing the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in December 2015.