UAE Statement at Arria-Formula Meeting on sea-level rise and implications for international peace and security

Check against delivery. Excellencies, colleagues, I would like to thank Viet Nam and the co-organisers as well as the briefers for today’s important discussion.  Sea-level rise presents an unequivocal threat to international peace and security, undermining the very existence of some small island developing states and coastal regions. It behooves the Security Council to take

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

UAE Introduces Delegation and Outlines Priorities for Upcoming UN Session

Ministers from the United Arab Emirates will join the international community next week at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly to advance solutions to pressing global challenges such as COVID-19, the digital divide, climate change, and gender inequality. Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, will lead the


The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the most critical challenges of our time, many of which cut across national borders and require our focused global cooperation. For example, the pandemic and global conflicts demonstrated the need to secure and develop effective international responses to protecting global trade routes. Other challenges include global inequality and strategic competition