NEW YORK - In a statement delivered at the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons on 28 September, the United Arab Emirates pledged $100,000 in financial support to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children.
The UAE has called for a zero-tolerance policy on all parties who fund and support terrorism and extremism.
This came during a speech delivered by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the 72nd session of the UN General assembly in New York on Friday.
The UAE has announced its intention to make two financial donations to the United Nations; US$15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA, to help in its basic programmes for Palestinian refugees, and another $15 million will be allocated to support UN Women over the next three years.
The UN Women - the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women - and the Global Partnerships Forum, GPF, presented the Agent of Change Award to H.H.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, yesterday attended a foundation stone laying ceremony for the new building of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has hosted an official reception on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, at the headquarters of the famous Morgan Museum Morgan in New York City.
NEW YORK – Her Excellency Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, presided over the Second Regular Session of the UN-Women Executive Board, which convened from August 29 to 30. This session was the last Executive Board meeting of 2017 facilitated by Ambassador Nusseibeh in her capacity as its President.
The United Arab Emirates delivered a statement at the United Nations General Assembly, renewing its commitment to international measures to eliminate international terrorism.
NEW YORK, 27th July, 2017 -- In a statement delivered at the United Nations Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC, in New York on Wednesday, the UAE expressed serious concerns with the recommendation of special consultative status for Fondation Alkarama, as the NGO has been designated a terrorist organisation under UAE Federal Law Number 07 of 2014 on Combatting Terrorism Offences.
The statement was delivered ahead of the vote on applications for special consultative status of non-governmental organisations.
NEW YORK 26th July 2017 - At the Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Tuesday, Ahmed Al Mahmoud, member of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, called for the removal of all obstructions to access for worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.