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 Statement to the Open Debate of the Security Council on Security in the Context of Terrorism and Climate Change

Thank you, Mr. President. The United Arab Emirates is grateful to Niger, and President Mohamed Bazoum in particular, for bringing the Security Council’s attention to the critical interplay between climate change, terrorism, and extremism. We would also like to thank the briefers for their helpful input. The nexus between climate change and terrorism and extremism

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 Statement at the Joint Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee

On “Terrorist-financing threats and trends and the implementation of Security Council resolution 2462 (2019)” Check against delivery. Madam Chair, Thank you for giving me the floor. I would also like to thank the briefers for their statements and the tremendous value they added to our discussion today. Despite the international community’s best efforts, the threat

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