NEW YORK – Earlier today, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) called on the international community to strengthen mediation efforts as part of a comprehensive approach to prevent and settle disputes peacefully. Mrs. Amiera AlHefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, underlined the importance of peaceful resolutions at the UN Security Council Open Debate on mediation and peaceful resolution of conflicts.
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NEW YORK - The United Arab Emirates and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow UAE nationals to join the agency as full-time staff. Under the Junior Professional Officers (JPO) programme, the first-ever Emiratis in the UN agency’s global operations will take up positions later this year.
Total UAE support for Palestine in 2017 amounted to more than USD 125 million.
In the context of the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestine Question on July 24, 2018, the UAE reaffirmed its longstanding commitment to the Palestinian people and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
NEW YORK - H.E Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, honored the environmental legacy of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late founding father and President of the UAE in the presence of UN member states. The Ambassador delivered opening remarks at an event co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN and the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment, in collaboratio