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UAE Mission to the UN and NYU LAW celebrate completion of first class of international law program for diplomats

Wednesday, 17 June 2015
New York, June 17: On Wednesday, diplomats from 17 countries completed an intensive course in international law held by the Institute for Executive Education (IEE) of New York University School of Law. The course was the first of the IEE’s customized programmes sponsored and developed jointly and by the United Arab Emirates Mission to the United Nations (UN).

UAE champions human rights, inclusive development at high-level conference on rights of persons with disabilities

Saturday, 13 June 2015
New York, June 13: The UAE Permanent Mission to UN, in partnership with Pineda Foundation/World ENABLED, organized several activities to promote global coordination and cooperation on the human rights of persons with disabilities. On Wednesday a high-level event was convened under the title “Delivering Inclusion: Innovations in Local Practice from the UAE and the Broader Region”, at the ONE UN New York Hotel.

UAE hosts panel discussion on Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Harmonizing high-level Review Processes

Thursday, 28 May 2015
New York, May 28: On Thursday, the United Arab Emirates Permanent Mission to the United Nations hosted a panel discussion on “The Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Harmonizing the High-Level Review Processes”. The discussion centred around the need to harmonize all of the concurrent high-level review processes to ensure that gender equality remains central to all peace and security efforts.

UAE Minister of State Reem Al Hashimy holds series of talks with UN officials, regional groups

Tuesday, 12 May 2015
New York, May 12:  UAE Minister of State, Reem Al Hashimy, met the President of the 69th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, H.E. Sam Kutesa at his office on Tuesday in New York. During the meeting, both sides discussed priorities of the 69th session, underscoring the need to formulate a transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda, accompanied by

UAE Ambassador to UN: UAE’s priorities center around meeting shared global challenges

Friday, 08 May 2015
On Friday, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, delivered remarks at the Spring Meeting of the Women’s Leadership Board at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Massachusetts, USA.

UAE participates in UNSC open debate on role of youth in countering violent extremism

Friday, 24 April 2015
 
 New York: On Thursday, April 24th, the UAE Permanent Representative to the UN, Lana Nusseibeh, participated in an open debate at the United Nations Security Council about the “Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace”.

The UAE participates in an open debate on the Secretary General’s 2015 Annual report on conflict-related sexual violence

Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, participated in the open debate held by the Security Council on the occasion of the release of the Secretary General’s Annual Report on Conflict-related Sexual Violence for the year 2015. In her speech, Ambassador Nusseibeh commended the extraordinary efforts made by the Secretary-General and Mrs. Zainab Bangura, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, in this area.