Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The UAE-EU Working Group on Human Rights held its 10th meeting virtually on 9 June 2021. The meeting aimed to review important developments and exchange information and best practices in the field of human rights. During the meeting, a number of topic…

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The UAE called on Member States of the UN to tackle the root causes of conflict-related sexual violence, including structural gender inequality and harmful social norms at the UN Security Council. The UAE submitted a written statement for the Council’s…

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Baghdad, The head of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Faiq Zaidan, participated in the virtual meeting today, Thursday, with the President of the Supreme Judicial Council in the State of Qatar, sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, to celebrate the accession of Iraq as a training site. A statement by the […]

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Global aviation body IATA is developing a set of mobile apps to help passengers to navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions and securely share test and vaccine certificates with airlines and governments.   The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents many of the world’s major airlines, plans to pilot the Travel Pass platform by year-end and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The UAE reaffirmed its support for the people of Lebanon during a virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in the country in the wake of the tragic Beirut explosion on 4 August 2020. “Our hearts go out to the people of Lebanon,” Amiera Alhefeiti, Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d’Affaires of the UAE to the […]

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The State of Qatar took part in the virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon, held via video by the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi represented the State of Qatar at the meeting. Addressing the meeting, HE Al […]

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Under the directives by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE is offering urgent humanitarian assistance to assist those affected by the Beirut Port explosion. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, […]

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