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.

UAE Becomes First MENA Nation to Declare Net Zero Strategy

UAE Announces Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative

The initiative aims to underpin dynamic economic growth alongside positive environmental impact.


Read on for the latest news from the Mission.

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.