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UAE participates in Group of 77 meeting at UNGA

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Khalid Al Ghaith, Assistant Minister for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has participated in the 38th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China, as part of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly.

Al Ghaith spoke at the meeting on behalf of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, stressing the important role the group plays in defending their countries interests. He also reiterated the U.A.E.'s support for the group's goals and priorities.

UAE stresses the importance of current collective action to counter the threat posed by terrorist groups

Sunday, 28 September 2014

The United Arab Emirates has stressed the importance of the current collective action to counter the threat posed by terrorist groups, especially "Daesh", in both Iraq and Syria, describing the form of extremism, terrorism and fragmentation witnessed by the region and beyond to areas of the world, as a serious threat to international peace and security, and a threat to the goals and values of states, their development achievements and humanitarian and cultural heritage.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets South Sudanese President

Sunday, 28 September 2014

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has met with President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, on the sidelines of 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

At the beginning of the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah conveyed the greeting of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to President Salva Kiir, and his wishes of stability, prosperity and progress to the people of South Sudan.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Jamal Al-Sallal discuss latest developments in Yemen

Sunday, 28 September 2014

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has met with his Yemeni counterpart, Jamal Abdullah Al-Sallal, on the sidelines of 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and ways of boosting them in various fields.

They also discussed the latest developments in Yemen, and in the region as a whole, and those related to international efforts to combat terrorism.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets Speaker of Libyan Parliament

Sunday, 28 September 2014

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has met with Speaker of the Libyan Council of Deputies, Ageila Saleh Eissa, in New York on the sidelines of his participation in the 69th U.N. General Assembly.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the developments in Libya and the region as well as the international efforts to combat terrorism.

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi visits Pediatric Cancer patients at New York–Presbyterian Hospital

Saturday, 27 September 2014

H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC, visited yesterday the pediatric ward at New York–Presbyterian Cancer Hospital, a Columbia University Medical Centre Hospital.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimi takes part in discussion panel at Clinton Global Initiative on education, employment

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Addressing the critical link between education and employment, U.A.E. Minister of State, Reem Al Hashimi joined a discussion panel at the Clinton Global Initiative education and employment, on Tuesday, 23rd September, in New York.

The panel raised education and employment as two of the world’s foremost concerns and discussed the global significance and challenge of 75 million unemployed young people (13 per cent of the world’s total) and 121 million unemployed adults. She noted that in the Middle East region, the number of unemployed young people can go beyond 25 per cent.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed attends UAE mission's reception in New York

Friday, 26 September 2014

Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended on Thursday a reception hosted by the UAE's mission to the UN in New York in presence of heads of states and ministers taking part in the 69th UN General Assembly meetings.

MOU allows Emirati experts to work for UN

Friday, 26 September 2014

The United Arab Emirates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations which allows sending expert Emirati citizens to work for the latter under the Associate Experts Programme, also referred to it as the JPO. The UAE has become the 29th country to join the programme.

The MOU was signed yesterday dring a reception hosted by the UAE Mission in New York. It was signed by Wu Hongbo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE Permanent Representative to the UN.