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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.

UAE, Norway and UN host high-level briefing on 'Every Woman Every Child Everywhere' platform

Saturday, 14 May 2016

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.

The UAE delivers a statement in the Security Council Ministerial Open Debate on Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism

Thursday, 12 May 2016

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.

High-level Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly on Peace and Security

Wednesday, 11 May 2016


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.


HE Lana Nusseibeh highlights UAE’s Crucial Contributions on Multilateral Global Issues in the United Nations

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

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.

UAE Reaffirms its Climate Action During the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony

Saturday, 23 April 2016

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.