The Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations

Pursuing a better world through our commitment to the values and vitality of the United Nations.

The UAE will assume its elected seat on the UN Security Council on January 1, 2022

United Arab Emirates Elected to the United Nations Security Council for 2022-2023

The UAE’s campaign for a seat on the Security Council was anchored by the country’s national and international commitments to advance inclusion, spur innovation, build resilience, and secure peace.

Climate change is the defining issue of our era and requires a proportional multilateral response.

Climate Action: For the Planet, for the Economy, for the People

When we take our seat on the Security Council, the UAE will continue to champion multilateral efforts to address climate change and lead by example in accelerating renewable energy adoption.

Promoting Young People

Building a Future by Championing Youth

The UAE will continue to champion young people and mainstream them as active agents in multilateral efforts – especially in the peace and security nexus, because including and empowering young people across all sectors is critical to the achievement of a sustainable peace.

Women's History Month

Her-Story of the UAE

A celebration of the trailblazing women and girls who are breaking glass ceilings in the UAE.

The Abrahamic Family House, a Symbol of Religious Inclusion

Every Family Reunion Needs the Right Venue

Advancing inclusion and encouraging religious tolerance and diversity are key tenets of the UAE’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2022-2023.


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Regional Stability

How the UAE Remains Committed to Advancing the Role of Women

The UAE remains resolute in its belief that women are critical pillars of our society.

About the Mission

The UAE’s Mission to the UN works to achieve our foreign ministry’s policy vision in the multilateral arena. We apply the UAE’s unique perspective and passion for diplomacy to the United Nations and help improve the lives of people around the world through tolerance, cooperation, innovation and sustainability.

Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh has served as the United Arab Emirates Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations since September 2013.