Monday, September 20, 2021

The National Human Rights Committee held its second meeting under the chairmanship of H.E. Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission. The Committee discussed preparations for the National Human Rights Plan, which will serve as a comprehensive and integrated national human rights framework in […]

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet praised efforts by the UAE to protect women during the COVID-19 pandemic in a recent webinar titled “COVID-19 and Gender Equality: Living Up to the Challenge.” The UAE has exerted significant effort to protect women, launching remote work for pregnant women and mothers with children in the 9th grade and younger as early precautions to curb the spread of COVID-19. “The UAE is fully […]

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Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative at the United Nations, UN, and Other International Organisations in Geneva, stressed that Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, member countries are putting in place additional measures to support human right…

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The Cabinet’s weekly regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, yesterday morning approved a draft law on endowment.The draft law was prepared to replace Law No 8 of 1996 on endowment, as part of …

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The UAE has participated in the ‘Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East’ in Bahrain.The forum, held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain in cooperation with the …

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The UAE has concluded its participation in the first periodic review of its report on the Arab Charter of Human Rights before the Arab Human Rights Commission Charter Committee. The two-day conference took place from October 14-15, 2019, at the Headqua…

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The UAE has commenced its participation in the review of its first periodic report on the Arab Charter of Human Rights before the Arab Human Rights Commission Charter Committee today at the Headquarters of the Secretariat of the Arab League in Cairo, E…

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An event to promote awareness on the principles of the Human Fraternity Document was recently held on the sidelines of the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council currently running in Geneva.The Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations in G…

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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, have discussed bilateral cooperation and de…

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