EXPO 2020 Dubai: Driving Collaboration for People and Planet

The Largest Global Gathering of Its Kind The World Expo in Dubai opened its doors to the world on 1 October, kicking off a six-month series of events and experiences – including with the United Nations – to engage some 25 million visitors in advancing sustainable development. With a focus on COVID-19 vaccination and protocols,

Women are at the heart of UAE’s remarkable success, says envoy

By Ephrem Kossaify, Originally published in Arab News NEW YORK: Gender equality lies at the heart of the UAE’s success, according to Lana Nusseibeh, the country’s permanent representative to the UN. In a mere 50 years, the small Gulf nation has gone from having to borrow educational curricula to set up its first school, to

How the UAE Remains Committed to Advancing the Role of Women

By H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Originally published by The Maجlis Eight years ago, I left my role as Director of the Policy Planning Department within the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to assume my

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

Climate change is the defining issue of our era and requires a proportional multilateral response. It is an opportunity to strengthen the global economy so that it is resilient to future shocks and to heal the planet so that coming generations can thrive. More than 15 years ago, the UAE decided to place climate action

UAE has a lot to contribute to UN Security Council, its multilateral system

In an interview with Ahmed Gamal of the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Lana Nusseibeh, affirmed that the UAE – as a dynamic and forward-looking country – believes that it has a lot to offer to the UN Security Council and to the entire multilateral system.

Building a Future by Championing Youth

The UAE is a young country. Our population is young, our culture celebrates and empowers young people, and in April we launched our “The Year 50” campaign, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of our nation.

Her-Story of the UAE

Women’s History Month is an annual celebration of groundbreaking achievements and tremendous efforts by women and girls, men and boys, around the world in shaping a more inclusive global community.