UAE Promotes Importance of Women’s Economic Inclusion, Partnerships for Sustainable Peace on International Women’s Day

NEW YORK – 8 March 2022 – The United Arab Emirates convened the first signature event of its presidency of the United Nations Security Council, a ministerial-level open debate to promote the importance of women’s economic inclusion and public-private partnerships to galvanize a more sustainable peace on International Women’s Day. The debate, which was chaired

UAE Votes in Favor of UN General Assembly Resolution on Ukraine

NEW YORK – 2 March 2022 – Today the United Arab Emirates voted in favor of the United Nations General Assembly resolution on the situation in Ukraine.  Speaking at the UN General Assembly’s emergency special session, H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, stated: “We voted for this resolution, and we

UAE Announces $5 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Ukraine

NEW YORK – 1 March 2022 – The United Arab Emirates announced USD 5 million in humanitarian assistance to benefit all civilians impacted by the situation in Ukraine. The contribution is made to the United Nations’ Humanitarian Flash Appeal and the Regional Refugee Response Plan for Ukraine and is a reflection of the UAE’s emphasis

UAE Announces March Priorities as UN Security Council Presidency Begins

NEW YORK – 1 March 2022 – Today, the United Arab Emirates assumed the presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of March. In addition to addressing recent developments on security issues across the globe, the UAE will prioritize the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda, climate security, and cooperation between the

UAE Welcomes UN Label of Houthis as Terrorist Group

NEW YORK – 28 February 2022 – The United Arab Emirates welcomed the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution renewing the sanctions regime on Yemen and labeling the Houthis as a “terrorist group” for the first time. The resolution also designates the Houthis, as an entity, on the Yemen Sanctions List under the arms

UAE: When Will the Appeasement of the Houthi Terrorist Group End?

NEW YORK – 15 February 2022 – The United Arab Emirates called for an end to the appeasement of the Houthi terrorist group in Yemen during a United Nations Security Council briefing on the situation in the country. The Council was briefed by Hans Grundberg, UN Special Envoy for Yemen; Martin Griffiths, UN Under-Secretary-General for

UN Security Council Condemns Houthi Terrorist Attack on United Arab Emirates

NEW YORK – 21 January 2022 – During a closed meeting of the United Nations Security Council, H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, presented a classified briefing on the Houthi terrorist attacks. Ambassador Nusseibeh was joined by an official from the UAE armed forces. Following the conclusion