Saturday, October 31, 2020

Human Rights

UAE Reaffirms Commitment to Upholding Rights of Children Globally at UN Security Council

The UAE reiterated its continued commitment to upholding the rights of children around the world, particularly those in conflict situations, including by protecting schools and preventing grave violations, as well as protecting the right to education and the need to provide opportunities for fulfillment and growth to the most vulnerable. In a written statement to […]

The National Human Rights Committee Holds its 3rd Meeting

His Excellency Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, Assistant Minister for Human Rights and International Law, Vice-Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee, chaired the committee’s third meeting in the presence of representatives of various entities to review the UAE’s efforts in strengthening and protecting human rights against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this […]


Monumental Sports & Entertainment, UAE Announce Global Esports Partnership.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, D.C. have announced a partnership focused on the growth and inclusivity of esports on a global level. Built on a shared passion for gaming, this partnership en…

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE wins Al Thakhira Cup thriller

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE (Mared Al Sahra x Cath) was back in the winner’s circle within a year of his previous victory with the 6yo topping the AL THAKHIRA CUP (LOCAL PUREBRED ARABIANS) at the dirt track at Al Rayyan Park on Wednesday. In the…


UAE, South Korea agree on 10 new sectors, development programmes for cooperation

The seventh session of the UAE-South Korea Joint Economic Committee, JEC, was chaired virtually by Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, and Nam-Ki Hong, Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, in the presence of Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade. During the session, […]

Emirates Diplomatic Academy Signs MoU with University for Peace to Enhance Future Collaboration

In partnership with the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations in Geneva, the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) signed an MoU with University for Peace (UPEACE) to set up a shared platform to launch several projects aimed at strengthening research and academic collaboration between both entities, and to support EDA’s efforts to train […]

Health Services

Saudi Arabia reports 433 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Riyadh: Saudi Ministry of Health announced in a statement here today that 433 new confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, in the country, bringing the total number to 341,495, including 8,556 active cases undergoing treatment.     According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), there are 835 critical cases, while the […]

UAE Sends Second Medical Aid Shipment to Costa Rica in Fight against COVID-19

The UAE today sent a second aid plane carrying 12 metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to Costa Rica. This aid will assist approximately 12.000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, His Excellency Juma Al-Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to Costa Rica, said: “The dispatch of a […]