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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. 


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.