UAE Statement at the UN General Assembly Meeting on the Adoption of a Resolution on the Role of Diamonds in Fueling Conflict

Delivered by: His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. President, The United Arab Emirates wishes to extend its thanks to the Permanent Mission of Zimbabwe for facilitating the negotiations on this important resolution, as well as their exemplary hosting of the Kimberley Process plenary in Victoria Falls last November. As Vice Chair,

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on the Implementation of Note 507

Delivered by: His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Madam President,  I wish to congratulate Japan on its assumption of the Presidency of the Security Council this month and thank Guyana for their efforts and professionalism during their Presidency last month. I would also like to thank Japan for organizing this important open

UAE Intervention at the G20 Sherpa Briefing to the UN General Assembly

Delivered by His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Thank you, Mr. President, and I thank Ambassador Mauricio Lyrio and Brazil for ensuring that the General Assembly is kept informed on the latest developments in the G20. I also thank you, Mr. President, as well as Under-Secretary-General Junhua for your remarks. I’d like

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security – The Impact of Climate Change and Food Insecurity

Delivered by: Ambassador Mohamed Abushahab, Deputy Permanent Representative At the outset, allow me to thank Guyana for convening this important debate. I would also like to thank the Secretary-General for his remarks and the briefers for their contributions. Madam President, For today’s meeting, we have been asked to reflect on the interlinkages between climate change,

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on Small Arms: Addressing the Threat Posed by Diversion, Illicit Trafficking and Misuse of Small Arms and Light Weapons and their Ammunition to Peace and Security

Delivered by: Major General Salem Al Kaabi, Chief of Military Judiciary of the Armed Forces UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Check against delivery. Madam President, Thank you for chairing this meeting and I congratulate Ecuador on their successful presidency of the Council this month. I would also like to thank the USG Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, as well as

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Delivered by: Rashed Azzam, Attache Thank you, Mr. President, I would first like to thank Judge Gatti Santana, President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, and Mr. Serge Brammertz, Chief Prosecutor, for their valuable briefings. I also welcome the representatives from Croatia, Rwanda, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina to this session. I would like

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on Transnational Organized Crime, Growing Challenges and New Threats

Delivered by: His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. President, I want to begin by thanking President Noboa for chairing today’s meeting and the Ecuadorian Presidency for bringing this salient topic for discussion by the Security Council. I also thank Secretary-General Guterres for his remarks, as well as Executive Director Waly, Professor