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UAE Triples Previous Commitment to CERF, Pledging USD5 million in Support for 2019

Friday, 07 December 2018

H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, announced that the UAE will contribute USD 5 million to the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) forthe year 2019 at CERF’s annual High-Level Pledging Event on December 7, 2018. 

UAE Reaffirms Support for Afghanistan and Afghan-led Political Reconciliation Efforts

Thursday, 06 December 2018

At the UN General Assembly debate on the situation in Afghanistan, the UAE confirmed its full support for the political reconciliation process led by the Government of Afghanistan, underlining the importance of dialogue as the basis for conflict resolution, and encouraging positive participation by the Afghan community.

UAE Encourages International Community to Recommit to the Palestinian People

Thursday, 29 November 2018

NEW YORK - At the UN General Assembly General Debate on the Question of Palestine and the Situation in the Middle East, the UAE called on the international community to fulfill its obligations in accordance with international law and the UN Charter to end the suffering of the Palestinian people.

Ambassador Nusseibeh is Reappointed Co-Chair of UN Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

NEW YORK – The President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, has reappointed H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, as Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on UN Security Council reform (IGN). President Espinosa announced the reappointment of Ambassador Nusseibeh and the new Co-Chair, H.E.

The UAE underlines its contributions to building a strong and sustainable space sector

Friday, 26 October 2018

The UAE outlined its efforts in constructing a strong and sustainable space sector that contributes to regional and international efforts to promote space exploration, and its development of advanced technologies to enhance the quality of life and contribute to the overall achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations General Assembly.

UAE: Peace and security will not be achieved without activating the critical role of women

Friday, 26 October 2018

NEW YORK - The UAE underscored the importance of gender equality and women’s empowerment in conflict prevention and broader efforts to maintain international peace and security during the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS).

UAE renews support for UN Women & contributes USD 5 million to core funding

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

NEW YORK – H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, presented the UAE’s contribution of USD 5 million to UN Women’s core fund in a meeting with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women.

UNDP and United Arab Emirates partner to bring new talent into the development field

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced a new Memorandum of Understanding that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff under a Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Program.  The agreement was signed by H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Achim Steiner, Administrator of UNDP on the sidelines of the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2018.