UAE Statement at the International Court of Justice Meeting on the Legal Consequences Arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Including East Jerusalem

Delivered by: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs, Ambassador, and Permanent Representative I. Introduction II. The Two-State Solution III. Escalating Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory IV. Israel’s Violations in East Jerusalem V. Israel’s Occupation is Illegal VI. Legal Consequences VII. Conclusion

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Arria Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace through Comprehensive Approaches – Investment in People, including Empowerment of Women

Ms. Aysha Almenhali, Second Secretary Madam and Mister Chairs, the UAE would like to thank Japan, Guyana, and Mozambique for convening us today to discuss this topic. Investing in peacebuilding, and as such in resilient societies, can avoid the hefty price of responding to armed conflict once its erupted. More importantly, when done efficiently, peacebuilding

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

Delivered by: His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. President, I thank Assistant Secretary-General Khiari for his briefing. We are meeting for the second time in twenty-four hours following a series of air strikes in Ukraine and Russia. Today’s drone attacks reportedly targeted several regions in Russia, killing 14 and injuring more

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

Delivered by: His Excellency Mohamed Abushahab, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative I join others in thanking Assistant Secretary-General Khaiari for his second briefing today. We meet today following one of the largest waves of airstrikes across Ukraine since the start of the war nearly two years ago. These deadly strikes have killed scores and left

UAE Statement at the UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in the Middle East, Including the Palestinian Question

Delivered by: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Thank you, Mr. President. [In response to remarks made by the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations]: I’d like to say at the outset that there hasn’t been a Council meeting on this subject when the Council hasn’t collectively demanded the urgent release

UAE Explanation of Vote at the UN Security Council Meeting on Afghanistan

Delivered by: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Mr. President, On behalf of the United Arab Emirates and Japan, I want to express our deep gratitude for today’s adoption. I want to thank all Council Members for reinforcing, over the past year, our shared and enduring commitment to Afghanistan. I’d like to also

UAE Explanation of Vote After The Vote at the UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in the Middle East, Including the Palestinian Question

Delivered by: Her Excellency Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Mr. President, I’d like to reflect on the vote we just held, and what it says, though, about this conflict and this body.  We welcome its adoption, and we’re grateful for this Council’s support. We believe that the resolution begins to unblock life-saving aid whose