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

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on adopting the MONUSCO resolution and lifting the notifications requirement

Delivered by Mrs. Ameirah Alhefeiti Deputy Permanent Representative UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Check against delivery Thank you, Madam President. The United Arab Emirates welcomes today’s unanimous adoption of two important resolutions relating to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). We appreciate the flexibility shown by Council members during the negotiation process. The UAE voted in favor of

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 Security Council Arria-formula Meeting on Marking the Seventh Anniversary of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda

Delivered by: Reem AlAmeri Mr. President, At the outset, I wish to thank Ireland, Ecuador, and Ghana for convening this meeting, and to Ms. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), as well as Ms. Nynar Koul for their briefings today. Seven years after the adoption of Resolution 2250 under Jordan’s

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on Central African region

Delivered by: Ms. Ghasaq Shaheen, Political Coordinator UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Check against delivery Madam President, I thank the Special Representative, Mr. Abdou Abbary, for his first briefing to the Council since assuming his functions. I also thank the President of the Commission of the ECCAS, Mr. Gilberto Verissimo, for his valuable briefing. Madam President, There is

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Arria Meeting on Preventing Economic Collapse and Exploring Prospects for Recovery and Development in Afghanistan

Delivered By: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Thank you to the Russian Federation for convening us today to discuss the state of the Afghan economy and thank you to the really excellent briefers for very sobering updates but that were also very detailed and practical in terms of the asks and the

Statement by His Excellency Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates before The General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly

Please check against delivery Mr. President, At the outset, I would like to congratulate His Excellency Abdulla Shahid on his presidency of this session. We are confident that we will collectively make further progress in addressing urgent international issues and building a safer and sustainable world. A world in which our peoples can look to

Women in Peace and Security: How Far We’ve Come, How Far We Have to Go

Including women in peace processes works. As an Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh has an intimate understanding of why women’s involvement in peace and security matters. “Not only is it the right thing to do as a moral imperative,” she says, “but it is the smart thing to do.” “Women bring integrated