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"When elected to the Security Council, the Maldives will build a reservoir of hope, of trust, of credibility": says Maldives Ambassador at the UN General Assembly

- "We may be small, but we do have the strength in our shoulders, grit in our bones, to carry the lofty ideals and aspirations that define this organisation" New York, 7 November 2017: The Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations Ambassador Ali Naseer Mohamed said that…

The Maldives emphasizes on the need to be objective and accurate in compiling UN Reports

New York: 8 October 2017: The Government of Maldives takes note of the Report of the Secretary-General issued on 6 October 2017 entitled "Children in Armed Conflict". In the Report, the Secretary General notes the substantive progress that the Coalition has made in their efforts to protect the lives, rights, and…

Maldives reiterates its commitment to fight terrorism

3 October 2017, New York Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the UN, Ambassador Ali Naseer Mohamed today underscored that the act of terrorism should have no place in the civilized world. He particularly condemned, all acts of terrorism, committed in the name of Islam. Ambassador Mohamed made the remarks…

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"Inclusivity is the cornerstone of my Government's social development policies"- Permanent Representative at the UNGA Third Committee

3 October 2017, New York The Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed briefed on the efforts of the Government of Maldives to improve the lives of women, children, youth, poor, the elderly and persons with disabilities, during the Third Committee debate on the issue…

Maldives underlines importance of partnerships, investment, innovation and resilience building at the General Debate of the Second Committee

3 October 2017, New York The Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed today highlighted economic progress of the Maldives and noted key areas in which the UN can play an important role in the economic development of countries. While nothing the significant contribution of…

Maldives underlines importance of partnerships, investment, innovation and resilience building at the General Debate of the Second Committee Maldives underlines importance of partnerships, investment, innovation and resilience building at the General Debate of the Second Committee

'The Threat of Climate Change is very real', says Minister Asim at UNGA

23 September 2017, New York, The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim, while speaking at the General Debate of the United Nations Seventy Second Session, stated that unpredictable weather, more frequent and intense natural disasters, unprecedented temperatures, are the norm rather than exception. He emphasized on the importance of cooperation,…

'The Threat of Climate Change is very real', says Minister Asim at UNGA 'The Threat of Climate Change is very real', says Minister Asim at UNGA

Minister Thoriq Ibrahim participates in the Side-Event on harnessing synergies between 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement

22 September 2017, New York, Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim, today participated at a High Level Event on harnessing the synergies between the implementation of the Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement organised by UN-DESA and OHRLLS. Speaking at the event, Minister highlighted the the importance of having…

Minister of Gender and Family meets with the Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Cares

21 November 2017, New York, Minister of Gender and Family, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki, met with the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Tariq Al Gurg, of Dubai Cares this afternoon at the side-lines of the High Level Segment of the Seventy-Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly. During the meeting, Minister…

Minister of Gender and Family meets with the Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Cares Minister of Gender and Family meets with the Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Cares

Minister of Gender and Family meets with the Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Cares

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:40

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21 November 2017, New York, Minister of Gender and Family, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki, met with the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Tariq Al Gurg, of Dubai Cares this afternoon at the side-lines of the High Level Segment of the Seventy-Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

During the meeting, Minister and Chief Executive Officer discussed on building partnerships especially focused on providing quality education to the students under state care.

Dubai Cares, is part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, a UAE based global philanthropic organization working towards providing children in developing countries with access to quality education.

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Minister Thoriq Ibrahim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Marshall Islands

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:39

marshals_islands 21 September 2017, New York – Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim today met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Marshall Islands His Excellency Hon John M. Silk. Ministers discussed strengthening cooperation and enhancing friendly ties between the two countries.

The meeting was held at the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Foreign Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:36

21 September 2017, New York – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain, H.E. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa at the margins of the 72 UNGA.  The Ministers discussed avenues to further bilateral ties between the two countries and ways of strengthening the existing friendly relations between the two countries.

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Minister Zenysha reiterates Maldives commitment to ensuring that the rights of children are realized and that no child is left behind

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:33

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21 September 2017, New York. Minister of Gender and Family, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki participated at a high level event entitled "A Promise to Children: Their Rights and Well-being in the SDGs" today. Speaking as a panellist at the event, Minister Zenysha stated that the Government of Maldives, under the leadership of His Excellency President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom remains committed to playing an active role in promoting and protecting the rights of the child, including protecting them from violence and ensuring their health and wellbeing. She also highlighted Government's comprehensive Universal Health Coverage scheme in her remarks.

In her speech, Minister noted that everyone has a shared responsibility to ensure that the welfare and security of children are accounted for, and that every child can grow up in a safe environment. She further underscored on the need to forge stronger partnerships with public and private stakeholders that can reinforce national, regional and global responses to address violence against children.

The event was organised by "World Vision", "Child Fund", "Save the Children", "SOS Children's Villages" and "PLAN International".

   

We'll Always Have Paris...Right?

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:31

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21 November 2017, New York, Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim delivered a keynote address at a Side-Event hosted by the New York University entitled "We'll Always Have Paris...Right?" today. The speakers highlighted on the withdrawal of the United States of America from the Paris Agreement and likely impacts on the sustainability of the Agreement.

During Minister Thoriq Ibrahim's speech, he reiterated the Maldives commitment to continue its leadership in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and stated that the Maldives looks forward to working with all countries to effectively implement the agreement. Minister noted that only through ambitious action on climate change can ensure a healthy and a prosperous future for all.

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