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Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations

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Email: newyork@mofa.gov.ae

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UAE Emphasises "No One is Left Behind" Motto at UN High-Level Conference on Persons with Disabilities

Saturday, 17 June 2017

NEW YORK -- The United Arab Emirates has organised two panel discussions at the United Nations during its participation in the 10th Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD, in cooperation with Dr. Victor Pineda, President of Pineda Foundation and World Enabled.

UAE Renews Commitment to Participation and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Cities and Urban Regions

Thursday, 15 June 2017


NEW YORK  -- The UAE has renewed its commitment to the New Urban Agenda, which was adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development in Quito last year. The framework advocates and promotes policies for the participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities (people of determination) in cities and urban settlements.

UAE Elected Vice-President for 72nd Session of UN General Assembly

Thursday, 01 June 2017

NEW YORK, 1st June, 2017 (WAM) -- The United Nations General Assembly unanimously elected Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, as one of its 21 Vice-Presidents for the 72nd session. Ambassador Nusseibeh will represent the Asia-Pacific Group of Member States.

Late UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al Kaabi Honored by Women for Afghan Women

Friday, 26 May 2017

NEW YORK – On May 25, 2017, the late United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Afghanistan, His Excellency Mr. Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al Kaabi, was honored with the 2017 Legacy Award posthumously by Women for Afghan Women (WAW) at the organization's annual gala.

WAW’s Legacy Award recognized Ambassador Al Kaabi’s service in Afghanistan, particularly his achievements as a “humanitarian ambassador”, in the presence of several hundred members of the Afghan community in New York, ambassadors and other senior dignitaries.

UAE Reaffirms Its Commitment to Protecting Civilians and Medical Care in Armed Conflicts

Thursday, 25 May 2017

NEW YORK – Her Excellency Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York, delivered the UAE’s statement at the Security Council’s Open Debate on the protection of civilians and medical care in armed conflicts.