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UAE calls for greater international cooperation to address root causes of human trafficking

Thursday, 23 November 2017

NEW YORK - The UAE called on the international community to address the root causes of trafficking in persons in conflict situations at the UN Security Council's open debate on trafficking in persons in conflict. In her statement, Mrs. Amiera Obaid AlHafeiti, Second Secretary at the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN, stressed that a strategy of prevention including sustainable and inclusive development for all was essential to address the root causes of trafficking in persons.

UAE Elected as Vice-President for 2017 UN Pledging Conference for Development Activities

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

NEW YORK – Member States participating in the UN Pledging Conference for Development Activities unanimously elected Ms. Hessa Al Ateibi, Third Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN, as one of two Vice-Presidents of the 2017 Pledging Conference. As Vice-President, Ms. Al Ateibi could be tasked by the President of the Conference to facilitate the discussions. The Conference lays out funding for 2018 for a number of UN development funds and programs.

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

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

NEW YORK – The President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, has appointed H.E. Mrs. 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.

UAE Reaffirms Coalition’s Commitment to Protecting Children in Armed Conflict

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

NEW YORK – In its statement to the UN Security Council during the Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, the United Arab Emirates condemned the egregious violations committed by the Houthis, reaffirmed the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen’s commitment to protect civilians and children, and highlighted the Coalition’s sustained efforts to mitigate the impact of the conflict on children.

UAE Calls on International Community to Increase Women’s Participation in Leadership and Decision-Making Roles

Friday, 27 October 2017

At the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), the UAE called for the international community to promote the participation of women in peace and security efforts to prevent conflict and promote sustainable peace. The UAE reaffirmed its commitment to advocate for the full participation of women in all aspects of leadership and decision-making.