Fourth Annual Sheikha Fatima Lectureship: Women Leading for Peace

WASHINGTON D.C. – Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, has participated in the United States Institute of Peace, USIP, fourth annual Sheikha Fatima Lectureship, which was also attended by the Ambassador of the UAE to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba.   Washington, DC – HE Lana

UAE Mission to the United Nations Celebrates the International Day of Tolerance

New York – The Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York marked the International Day of Tolerance on 16 November. Tolerance is a fundamental pillar of the UAE’s foreign policy, which is reflected in the UAE’s deep commitment to the principles of mutual respect, dialogue, cooperation, non-interference in

UAE and Ten Member States Co-Sign Letter to the UN General Assembly Condemning Iran’s Driving of Regional Instability

  New York – A group of 11 concerned countries warned United Nations (UN) Member States about Iran’s expansionist policies, flagrant violations of the principle of sovereignty, and constant interference in the internal affairs of Arab States that are destabilizing and fomenting tension in the Middle East, in a letter delivered to the UN General

UN adopts New Urban Agenda with UAE support

Quito, Ecuador – The 193 countries of the United Nations, joined by over 30,000 delegates, today adopted a milestone new approach to sustainable urban development, with prominent assistance from the United Arab Emirates. Cities now represent around 80% of global GDP, and by 2050 are expected to grow in population from 3.9 billion in 2014 to

UAE and Norway partner to end preventable deaths of mothers and children

New York – The UAE and Norway today convened top development and humanitarian actors to spearhead greater health services for women and children in humanitarian settings, under the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere initiative. Globally, over 50% of preventable deaths of mothers and children under the age of 5 occur in disaster and conflict situations. As part

UAE confirms its dedication to protecting children in armed conflicts worldwide

  NEW YORK – The UAE has reiterated its long-standing commitment to protecting children living in conflicts around the world, during a debate at the United Nations Security Council.   Speaking before the 15-member chamber, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, the United Arab Emirates Permanent Representative to the UN, spoke at the Open Debate on Children and Armed