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Saudi Arabia ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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(New York) - On behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mualami has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, in the presence…

Peacebuilding role of women underscored

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(New York) - The urgent drive to bring women into their rightful place at the heart of building peace and security "must never stop," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the Security Council, calling for key steps towards…

UNSC receives report on use of chemical weapons in Syria

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(New York) - United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, submitted a joint UN-Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW, report to the Security Council, outlining in-depth investigation into, as well as the findings,…

Ban Ki-moon favours woman as successor

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(New York) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed the hope that a woman would succeed him and lead the UN since its establishment is 1945. “It's high time now for a female secretary-general after eight men at the helm…

Palestinians losing hope under ‘stifling’ Israeli occupation

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(New York) - Amid ongoing violence in the Middle East, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated that he can understand why Palestinians are losing hope in the face of nearly 50 years of Israeli occupation, a statement…

Sheikh Mohammed receives Ban Ki-moon

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is attending a ceremony marking the launch of a report on High-level Panel…

Sheikh Abdullah meets UN Secretary-General

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the UAE, has met with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on the sidelines of the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly. They discussed ways of enhancing…

UN meeting on migration and refugee movements held

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(New York) - A high-level meeting was converged by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon high- at the UN Headquarters on migration and refugee movements. The UAE statement in the meeting was read by Ahmed Al Jarman, Assistant Foreign…

Arab-Chinese Women's Forum held

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(Abu Dhabi) - On the occasion of the opening of the Arab-Chinese Women's Forum in Abu Dhabi under the theme, "Women's Economic Empowerment", and with the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union,…

UAE is strongest partners to UN: Ban Ki-moon

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(Dubai) - The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, said that the UAE has demonstrated its strong commitment to the UN through its humanitarian and peace keeping missions in the region. Speaking to the Emirates News Agency, WAM,…

Sheikh Mohammed meets Ban ki Moon

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for talks on a variety of regional security, humanitarian and development…

Sheikh Abdullah meets UN Secretary General

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(New York) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on the margins of the high level meetings of the 69th UN General Assembly. The meeting touched on current issues of mutual interest,…

Ministerial meeting on Libya held

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has participated in a Ministerial meeting on Libya with the participation of 13 foreign ministers representing Arab and foreign countries, led by John Kerry, U.S. Secretary…

UN chief calls for decisive action against terrorism

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(New York) - Ahead of tomorrow’s United Nations Security Council's summit on foreign terrorist fighters, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for decisive action in support of efforts to confront extremists. "It is undeniable and the…