UAE Statement at the Briefing by the Secretary-General on the “Our Common Agenda” Policy Briefs for the Summit of the Future

Delivered by: Fatema Yousuf, First Secretary Thank you, and I thank the Secretary-General for his latest policy briefs and his continued guidance. The UAE would like to share the following comments: First, on the International Finance Architecture, the UAE fully supports ambitious progress on IFI reform this year. The concrete recommendations in the SG’s policy

UAE Statement at the UNRWA Pledging Conference

Delivered By: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Excellencies, colleagues, I’d like to thank you for holding this important meeting today. I wish to express our sincere appreciation to Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, and to UNRWA’s staff. You have made tireless efforts in improving the situation of Palestinians, and in particular, those

UAE Statement at the UN General Assembly Session on the International Day to Combat Islamophobia

Delivered by Mrs. Ameirah Alhefeiti Deputy Permanent Representative UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Check against delivery Mr. President, We thank you for holding this important session to commemorate the International Day to combat Islamophobia.  We commend Pakistan for spearheading, on behalf of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation, the efforts that led to the adoption of the resolution establishing

Statement of the United Arab Emirates at the opening of the 2023 session of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations (C-34)

Mr. Chair, Let me begin by congratulating Ambassador Tijjani Mohammad Bandi, Permanent Representative of Nigeria on his re-election as Chair of the C34 Bureau, as well as the other members of the Bureau Egypt, Canada, Poland, Japan, and Argentina. I wish to thank Ambassador Richard Arbeiter of Canada and his team for their excellent work

UAE Intervention at the UN Group of Friends Parity Meeting on the 5th Anniversary of the Gender Parity Strategy

Delivered by: Ameirah AlHefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative Excellencies, colleagues, Thank you to the co-chairs, Qatar and Rwanda, for organising this meeting, and to the Secretary-General as well as UN Women’s Executive Director for sharing with us some insights as we take stock five years on about UN efforts to strengthen gender parity within the system

UAE Statement at the UN General Assembly Meeting on Cooperation Between the UN and INTERPOL

Delivered by: Saeed Al Dhaheri, Counsellor/Police Adviser Mr. President, I would like to begin by thanking Assistant Commissioner Adriana Polaz for her presentation in the name of the co-facilitators and main sponsors of the draft resolution A/77/L.20, on “cooperation between the United Nations and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)”. We thank Canada for their

UAE Statement at the Third Session of the Working Committee of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

Delivered By: His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Please Check Against Delivery. Madam President, At the outset, I would like to congratulate you on your assumption of the presidency of the third session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of