UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on Chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic

Delivered By Mr. Rashed Azzam, Attaché UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Check against delivery Madam President, I thank Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu for her briefing today. I would like to reiterate the UAE’s its explicit rejection and condemnation of the use of chemical weapons by anyone, anywhere, under any circumstances. Their use constitutes a flagrant violation of the provisions

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on the situation in Mali

Delivered By: Mrs. Ameirah AlHefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Check against delivery Mr. President, At the outset, I thank Special Representative, Mr. El-Ghassim Wane, for his valuable briefing, and we welcome the participation of His Excellency Mr. Abdoulaye Diop, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mali, in today’s meeting. Mr. President, The persistence of

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on The situation in Libya

Delivered by: Mrs. Amiera AlHefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. President, At the outset, I thank Ms. DiCarlo and Ambassador Kamboj for their thorough briefings. We also welcome Ambassador Taher Al-Sunni’s participation in today’s session and thank him for his important briefing about the situation in Libya. The UAE extends its sincere condolences and sympathy to

Inside the UAE’s New Permanent Mission to the UN

Creating a welcoming space for all. As the United Arab Emirates expands its global footprint—including a successful campaign for election to the United Nations Security Council—the country has celebrated another milestone with the opening of its brand-new Permanent Mission to the UN on East 46th Street. The new location, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill,

UAE Celebrates 50th Years of Progress on National Day

New York – 6 December 2021 –The United Arab Emirates celebrated its 50th National Day—the nation’s Golden Jubilee—with a reception in the new building housing its Permanent Mission to the United Nations. H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs, and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, hosted ambassadors and delegates

Delivering Inclusion: Championing People with Disabilities

In 2019, the UAE brought the Special Olympics to the Middle East for the first time, with more than 7,500 athletes competing on the global stage. The historic event was an embodiment of the UAE’s commitment to empower people with disabilities—known in the country as people of determination—and bring their achievements and contributions to light.