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UAE representative addresses HRC session

Posted on 20/03/2012

Geneva - UAE Permanent Representative to the European Headquarters of the UN Obaid Salem Al Zaabi has expressed the country's concern over contents of a report by the Commission on Human Rights which documents violations of human rights by the occupation forces in Palestine. Addressing a panel discussion on human rights status in Palestine, held as part of the 19th regular session of the Human Rights Council, Al Zaabi said beside daily and regular violations committed by the occupation army, ...  >>MORE

UN praises Saif bin Zayed's efforts

Posted on 16/02/2012

H.H Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior on Tuesday received a certificate of appreciation and a special commemorative shield from UN officials in recognition of his support to the organisation's efforts to promote security and safety as well as cooperation between UN and the Interior Ministry. This came at a meeting on Wednesday between H.H Sheikh Saif with Dr Elissar Sarrouh, Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in ...  >>MORE

UAE to host launch of UN Human Development Report

Posted on 04/01/2012

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will launch the "Human Development Report" on 8th of this month here in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Competitiveness Council. The event will be attended by senior state officials, members of the diplomatic corps, economists and local and international media representatives. The UNDP Human Development Report Office annually ...  >>MORE

UAE reiterates its commitment to support UN humanitarian efforts

Posted on 18/12/2011

The United Arab Emirates highlighted its commitment to continue providing humanitarian and development assistance to the Palestinian people and the Palestinian Authority. Addressing the General Assembly at its 66th Session on item 70 on Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Ahmed Al-Jarman reiterated UAE's concern as the Palestinian people continue to suffer from ...  >>MORE

UAE reaffirms support to Palestinian for self-determination

Posted on 01/12/2011

New York - The UAE in the United Nations has reaffirm its solidarity with the Palestinian people and support for their just quest to achieve legitimate aspiration to self-determination, like other people in the world. "On the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, the Government and people of the United Arab Emirates reaffirm their solidarity with the Palestinian people and their support for their just quest to achieve their legitimate aspiration to ...  >>MORE

UAE reaffirms support to international efforts for security, peace and stability in Afghanistan

Posted on 23/11/2011

New York, NY - The UAE has renewed its support for international efforts aimed at establishing security, peace and stability in Afghanistan. "The UAE, which is concerned about the ongoing insecurity and instability in Afghanistan and the ensued increasing loses of life among civilians and international humanitarian workers, affirms that the primary responsibility for putting an end to this violence lies with the Afghan parties, who must take concrete steps to incorporate universal human rights ...  >>MORE

UNICEF thanks UAE for supporting child protection

Posted on 20/11/2011

The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF, in a letter, expressed thanks to the United Arab Emirate for supporting child protection programs and efforts to preserve heritage. The letter was delivered Thursday H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister on Thursday by Lara Adnan Hussein, UNICEF's chief of child protection for the Gulf area office In remarks at the meeting, Hussein hailed the humanitarian and educational assistance provided to children in developing countries by ...  >>MORE

UAE renews support to all military operations and critical measures aimed at ending piracy off the Coast of Somalia

Posted on 20/11/2011

New York - The United Arab Emirates renewed its strong support for all military operations and critical measures aimed at improving the process of pursuing and prosecuting those responsible and involved in piracy acts, considering these measures as a strong deterrent for preventing this phenomenon from continuing. In an intervention made by Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations Ahmed Al-Jarman before the Meeting of the Contact Group on Combating Piracy off the Coast of ...  >>MORE

UN honours UAE’s Khalaf Al Habtoor

Posted on 17/11/2011

Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, was honoured with a prestigious award from the United Nations in recognition of his humanitarian work in Palestine. The ‘Shield of Merit' accolade was presented to the Dubai-based businessman by delegates from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on November 16, 2011, at the Al Habtoor company headquarters on Al Wasl Road, Dubai. The UNRWA representatives included Peter Ford, Representative of the Commissioner-General ...  >>MORE

UAE pledges US$7,194,000 for UN development programmes and funds during 2012

Posted on 10/11/2011

New York - The United Arab Emirates has pledged US$7,194,000 for a number of UN development programmes and funds during the year 2012. Ambassador Ahmed Al-Jarman, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations announced this before the United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities 2011. Following is the full speech of Al-Jarman: Mr. President, I am pleased on behalf of the delegation of the United Arab Emirates to thank the President of the United ...  >>MORE

UAE wins seat in UNESCO Executive Board

Posted on 03/11/2011

Paris - The United Arab Emirates has won a seat in the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Education Minister Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami extended greetings to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates and General His Highness Sheikh Mohammed ...  >>MORE

UAE welcomes Palestine's accession to UNESCO

Posted on 02/11/2011

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash welcomed yesterday the accession of Palestine to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a full member. The minister said that this is one of the positive steps that set the Palestinian state in its natural place in the international arena. UAE congratulates the people of Palestine and its leaders on this historic achievement, which is the result of conscious diplomacy adopted by the ...  >>MORE

UAE joins Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development

Posted on 02/11/2011

Geneva - The United Arab Emirates has joined the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development (GD), taking part in its Review Conference 2011 which was held between 31 October and 1 November. The UAE delegation to the conference was headed by Faris Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Assistant foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs. In a speech he gave during the conference, Al Mazrouei said UAE's decision to join the GD was a testimony to the country's commitment to countering impact ...  >>MORE

Representative of UNESCO in Islamabad hails donation of UAE President to implement projects in Pakistan

Posted on 30/10/2011

Islamabad - Abdullah Khalifa Al Ghafli, Director of UAE Assistance Project to Pakistan, has stressed that the UAE under leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has been keen to support the education sector at all levels in Pakistan. He said, by doing so the UAE seeks to provide appropriate education environment to the students in Pakistan to keep pace with the advanced education system. Al Ghafli added the UAE focuses on upgrading the basic education worldwide ...  >>MORE

UAE is committed to have high quality, content educational system: UAE tells UNESCO

Posted on 30/10/2011

Paris - The UAE is committed to have a high quality and content education system that is responsive to modern technology and whose output caters for local labour market demands and helps build knowledge-based community. UAE Minister of Education Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami outlined in his address before the 36th session of UNESCO's General Conference here how the UAE - since its establishment in 2 December 1971 - had resolved to turn the impossible into possible, the possible into ...  >>MORE

UAE for Palestinian bid for UN membership

Posted on 26/10/2011

New York - The UAE yesterday threw its weight behind a Palestinian bid to gain full-fledged UN membership and called the UN Security Council to reach an international consensus to issue an immediate resolution recommending the UN General Assembly to accept the request in conformity with positions of most countries which official recognised the Palestinian independent state in accordance with 4 June 1967 borders. Ahmed Al-Jarman, Permanent Representative of the UAE at the UN, told the regular ...  >>MORE

UAE helped draft UN convention against corruption

Posted on 26/10/2011

Marrakesh - The United Arab Emirates had played a key role in drafting the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), according to Dr Abdul Rahim Yousif Al Awadi, Assistant Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs. The country later signed and ratified the convention in expression of commitment to a global legal framework for combating acts of corruption. Addressing the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Marrakesh yesterday, Al Awadi said the UAE ...  >>MORE

UAE to address UNESCO general conference in Paris

Posted on 25/10/2011

Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education, will lead the UAE's delegation to the UNESCO's 36th General Conference will be convened from 25 October to 10 November in Paris. He will deliver the UAE address before thousands of educators and academic and cultural personalities. In pre-departure statement, the minister said the UAE had made significant achievements towards attaining objectives stated by the Dakar Declaration 2000-2015. The six international goals are : ...  >>MORE

UAE will continue to take further concrete steps towards developing its peaceful nuclear energy program

Posted on 09/10/2011

New York - The United Arab Emirates has said that it will continue to take further concrete steps towards developing its peaceful nuclear energy program in order to meet its growing needs of electricity within the framework of the safeguards and supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). "UAE will continue to take further concrete steps towards developing its peaceful nuclear energy program in order to meet its growing needs of electricity within the framework of the ...  >>MORE

UAE, UNODC ink MoU

Posted on 06/10/2011

Emirates Institute for Naturalisation and Residency, part of the Ministry of Interior, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build human capacities. Inked by Major Mohamed Saeed Al Ameri, Director of the Emirates Institute for Naturalisation and Residency, and Hatem Aly, UNODC Representative For GCC Countries, the MoU will see the latter provide bespoke training programmes as well as experts and trainers so as to contribute ...  >>MORE

Abdullah bin Zayed addresses 66th session of UN General Assembly

Posted on 28/09/2011

New York - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister has reaffirmed UAE's continuous support to the Palestinian Authority and to its endeavours to restore the legitimate rights of its people in returning to their homeland. "The UAE also supports the Palestinian Authority's current attempts, which are backed by member countries of the Arab League of states and the UN Members, to gain international recognition of the independent Palestinian State in accordance with relevant ...  >>MORE

Abdullah bin Zayed meets UN Secretary General and other officials in New York

Posted on 27/09/2011

New York - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister met here yesterday United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. The two sides exchanged views on the Middle East Peace process, especially the latest developments about the Palestinian issue in the wake of Palestinian demand for the statehood in the international organisation with Jerusalem as a capital. They also tackled the latest events in Syria, Yemen and Somalia. The UN Secretary General expressed his appreciation to ...  >>MORE

Abdullah bin Zayed chairs GCC side in talks with RIO Group

Posted on 27/09/2011

New York - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, Chair of the Current Session of the GCC Ministerial Council headed the GCC side during the talks with the RIO Group, held at United Nations here yesterday. The RIO side was chaired by Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno, whose country currently chairs the RIO group. Present were HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al Saud, Deputy Saudi Foreign Minister and Dr Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General of the ...  >>MORE

UAE voices profound concern at humanitarian situation in Horn of Africa

Posted on 26/09/2011

New York - The UAE has voiced its deep concern over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa as a result of famine, thirsty, drought, malnutrition, and outbreak of killer diseases. Dr. Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations, told the ministerial-level mini-summit on the Horn of Africa crisis that the UAE under instructions by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan had rushed food, medical and sheltering ...  >>MORE

Abdullah bin Zayed chairs GCC meeting with U.S. State, Defence Secretaries

Posted on 25/09/2011

New York - UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday evening presided over a meeting of the GCC countries with the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta. The meeting, held on the sidelines of the 66th regular session of the UN General Assembly, discussed ways to coordinate stances towards a number of issues. Also reviewed were topics of mutual interest, including the importance of maintaining security and stability in ...  >>MORE

Abdullah bin Zayed, U. S. official discuss the latest developments in the region

Posted on 25/09/2011

New York - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Foreign Minister discussed with Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs Ambassador Jeffrey Filtman, at the United Nations' head office, the UAE and U.S. political stances towards the latest developments in the Middle East, especially the Palestinian issue and full international recognition of statehood with Jerusalem as a capital. Sheikh Abdullah and U.S. official also tackled a number of issues listed in the agenda of the 66th session of ...  >>MORE

UAE Foreign Minister receives counterparts in New York

Posted on 25/09/2011

New York - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister received a number of Foreign Ministers, who are currently participating at the 66th sessions of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He met Foreign Ministers of Cyprus, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Singapore and Guinea. The UAE FM discussed with them ways to boost the bilateral relations and joint political positions regarding issues listed in the agenda, among others, the Palestinian issue, trade and investment. - ...  >>MORE

UAE calls on strengthening International efforts to combat non-communicable diseases

Posted on 22/09/2011

New York - The United Arab Emirates, which is the current head of the Cooperation Council for Gulf Arab states in the United Nations, last night called on strengthening international, regional and national efforts to combat non-communicable diseases and control their factors through the provision of financial support, initiatives and related programs in the world. Dr. Mahmoud Mohamed Fikri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Assistant for Health Policies Affairs in the State said this ...  >>MORE

UAE voices grave concern over Yemen

Posted on 21/09/2011

The UAE expressed great concern about the deteriorating situation in Yemen. "The United Arab Emirates urged the Yemeni authorities to stop the bloodshed and restore security and stability, and noted the efforts of the Gulf Cooperation Council to contribute to put an end to the crisis and prevent its further deterioration,” the UAE Permanent Representative to the European headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Obaid Salem Al Za'abi, told the Human Rights Council interactive ...  >>MORE

UAE graduates of UNITAR programme honoured at New York ceremony

Posted on 18/09/2011

New York - UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman attended on Friday a special ceremony in New York to honour the graduates from UAE and other GCC states who had completed the 10th annual programme organised by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). The training programme was held this year at the UN headquarters in New York from 1st to 16 September. The honouring ceremony held at the UAE Mission in New York was attended by ...  >>MORE

UAE urges NAM to work to establish Palestinian State along the 1967 borders

Posted on 29/05/2011

Nusa Dua, Bali, INDONESIA - UAE said that the time has come for the Palestinian State take the natural seat of its own in the UN General Assembly Hall when it convenes in its next session, and it is imperative that the member states in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have to work to achieve this goal. Addressing the 16th ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement that concluded in Bali, Indonesia on Friday, Assistant Foreign Minister for international organisations Dr. Saeed Mohammed ...  >>MORE

UAE Labour Minister tells UN debate: Reducing cost of Labour mobility across borders will benefit all

Posted on 22/05/2011

New York - UAE Minister of Labour Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash stated that the reduction of the cost of labour mobility across national borders, either through self-initiatives by governments or through joint cooperative initiatives, represents the most important aspect of the rational management of the cycle of contractual work. He held the view that this will also contribute to maximise the benefits of the various parties concerned in this regard. The minister was addressing the Informal ...  >>MORE

Ghobash meets Ban Ki-moon in New York

Posted on 22/05/2011

New York - UAE Labour Minister Saqr Ghobash met here on Friday with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon while attending a banquet luncheon hosted by Joseph Deiss, President of the 65th session of the UN General Assembly. The Minister is in New York to attend the Thematic Debate on International Migration and Development at United Nations Headquarters in New York held on 19 May 2011. A number of senior officials from many countries attended the luncheon hosted in honour of the ...  >>MORE

UAE's permanent representative to UN holds talks with Somali Prime Minister

Posted on 15/05/2011

New York - Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, UAE's permanent representative to the United Nations last night met with the Prime Minister of the transitional government of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed here at UN Headquarters. They discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of boosting them in various fields. The two sides also reviewed the political, security and humanitarian situation in Somalia besides discussing several issues of mutual interest and developments in ...  >>MORE

UAE calls for strengthening international efforts to protect civilians in armed conflict areas

Posted on 12/05/2011

The United Arab Emirates before the UN Security Council meeting last night has called to strengthen the international efforts to protect civilians in armed conflict areas, especially the Palestinian and Libyan people confirming the continuation of its support and participation in the efforts of the United Nations. Ambassador Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, UAE's permanent representative to the United Nations in his statement before the Special Meeting of UN Security Council on "protection of ...  >>MORE

Emirati singer Al Jasmi to be Ambassador at Large for UN initiative

Posted on 06/04/2011

Singer Hussain Al Jasmi, an Emirati superstar in the Arab music world, has been nominated as "Ambassador at Large" for the Arab and Gulf region by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition (IIMSAM). Al Jasmi was last year appointed Goodwill Ambassador, joining a list of other high-profile personalities known for their contributions toward the international community, such as US President Barack Obama (and members of Obama's ...  >>MORE

UAE updates support to UN resolution 1973

Posted on 27/03/2011

The UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Highness Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Thursday issued a statement updating the status of the UAE's participation in support of UN resolution 1973. He stated that: "In support of UN resolution 1973 The UAE is fully engaged with humanitarian operations in Libya. As an extension of those humanitarian operations the UAE Air Force has committed six F-16 and six Mirage aircraft to participate in the patrols that will enforce the No Fly Zone now ...  >>MORE

UAE condemns procrastination of Israel

Posted on 24/03/2011

The United Arab Emirates condemns the procrastination of Israel and manipulation of the international community which was trying to make it accountable for crimes it committed, UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Obaid Salim Al-Za'abi said. 'Despite the many resolutions by this Council, the United Nations Security Council and other bodies, the situation in Palestine was deteriorating,' Al Za'abi told the 16th session of the Human Rights Council, Geneva; on the ...  >>MORE

UAE calls on Human Rights Council to act against Israel on human rights violations

Posted on 23/03/2011

Geneva - The UAE Permanent Representative to the European headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Obaid Salem Al Za'abi has said that our relationship with the Human Rights Council is based primarily on the principle of cooperation and to deal honestly and transparently with the Commission in accordance with articles 104 and 105 of the UN Charter. He pointed out that any breach of these articles would hamper the Council's efforts to put an end to the expansion of Israeli ...  >>MORE

UAE committed to Security Council's resolution on Libya: UN told

Posted on 23/03/2011

New York - The United Arab Emirates has formally informed UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon that it is committed to implementing the Security Council's recent resolution 1973 pertaining to Libya. UAE's Permanent Representative to the UN Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarmin to informed the UN Secretary General in a letter sent last night that the UAE will take all necessary action arising from its commitment to clauses 4 and 8 of the resolution on providing humanitarian assistance to the affected ...  >>MORE

UAE calls for clear road map to help Somali people and restore peace

Posted on 11/03/2011

The United Arab Emirates has urged the international community to develop a comprehensive genuine strategy and establish a clear political and development road map capable of helping the Somali people to overcome the present predicament and restore peace, security and stability throughout the territories of Somalia. In a statement made before the UN Security Council the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Ahmed Al-Jarman also said that such a strategy ...  >>MORE

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UAE representative addresses HRC session


UN praises Saif bin Zayed's efforts


UAE to host launch of UN Human Development Report


UAE reiterates its commitment to support UN humanitarian efforts


UAE reaffirms support to Palestinian for self-determination


UAE reaffirms support to international efforts for security, peace and stability in Afghanistan


UNICEF thanks UAE for supporting child protection


UAE renews support to all military operations and critical measures aimed at ending piracy off the Coast of Somalia


UN honours UAE’s Khalaf Al Habtoor


UAE pledges US$7,194,000 for UN development programmes and funds during 2012


UAE wins seat in UNESCO Executive Board


UAE welcomes Palestine's accession to UNESCO


UAE joins Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development


Representative of UNESCO in Islamabad hails donation of UAE President to implement projects in Pakistan


UAE is committed to have high quality, content educational system: UAE tells UNESCO


UAE for Palestinian bid for UN membership


UAE helped draft UN convention against corruption


UAE to address UNESCO general conference in Paris


UAE will continue to take further concrete steps towards developing its peaceful nuclear energy program


UAE, UNODC ink MoU


Abdullah bin Zayed addresses 66th session of UN General Assembly


Abdullah bin Zayed meets UN Secretary General and other officials in New York


Abdullah bin Zayed chairs GCC side in talks with RIO Group


UAE voices profound concern at humanitarian situation in Horn of Africa


Abdullah bin Zayed chairs GCC meeting with U.S. State, Defence Secretaries


Abdullah bin Zayed, U. S. official discuss the latest developments in the region


UAE Foreign Minister receives counterparts in New York


UAE calls on strengthening International efforts to combat non-communicable diseases


UAE voices grave concern over Yemen


UAE graduates of UNITAR programme honoured at New York ceremony


UAE urges NAM to work to establish Palestinian State along the 1967 borders


UAE Labour Minister tells UN debate: Reducing cost of Labour mobility across borders will benefit all


Ghobash meets Ban Ki-moon in New York


UAE's permanent representative to UN holds talks with Somali Prime Minister


UAE calls for strengthening international efforts to protect civilians in armed conflict areas


Emirati singer Al Jasmi to be Ambassador at Large for UN initiative


UAE updates support to UN resolution 1973


UAE condemns procrastination of Israel


UAE calls on Human Rights Council to act against Israel on human rights violations


UAE committed to Security Council's resolution on Libya: UN told


UAE calls for clear road map to help Somali people and restore peace