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.

UAE Welcomes Calls to Hold Annual Briefing Between UN Security Council and League of Arab States During Open Debate on Preventative Diplomacy

NEW YORK – 17 November 2021 – The UAE welcomed calls to hold an annual briefing between the UN Security Council and the League of Arab States, stressing that it would help the Council address the considerable security challenges in the Middle East. The statement was made at a Security Council open debate, convened by

Collaborating for Climate Action: The UAE at COP26

UAE Selected to Host COP28 in 2023 UAE and USA Launch $4 Billion AIM for Climate Initiative to Invest in Agricultural Innovation for Climate Action UAE and IRENA Announce $1 Billion Energy Transition Accelerator Financing Platform for Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries UAE Launches Hydrogen Leadership Roadmap to Achieve National Net Zero Ambition UAE

UAE Stresses Importance of Preventative Action

NEW YORK – 9 November 2021 – The UAE underscored the importance of preventative action at the UN Security Council’s open debate on exclusion, inequality and conflict chaired by Mexico’s President H.E. Andrés Manuel López Obrador. H.E. Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, stressed that addressing the root