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Maldives condemns Israeli decision to create new settlements in the occupied territories of Palestine

20 April 2017, New York, Speaking at the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on "the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question", the Deputy Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations Ms. Farzana Zahir expressed concern over the continued expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied…

Maldives condemns Israeli decision to create new settlements in the occupied territories of Palestine Maldives condemns Israeli decision to create new settlements in the occupied territories of Palestine

The Maldives calls the United Nations System to review its capacity to respond to the security implications of climate change

New York, 10 April 2017; Speaking at the United Nations Security Council Open Arria Formula meeting, H.E. Mr Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations, called on to intensify efforts to finance adaptation and mitigation mechanisms that can help developing countries, particularly small island developing states…

The Maldives calls the United Nations System to review its capacity to respond to the security implications of climate change The Maldives calls the United Nations System to review its capacity to respond to the security implications of climate change

Maldives calls attention to designing appropriate policies and programmes to meet the needs of all groups in society

New York, 5 April, 2017; Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations, His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer underscored the importance of designing policies that improves and meet the needs of all groups in society. The Ambassador further stressed that such policies are critical to the realisation of greater…

Maldives calls attention to  designing appropriate policies and programmes to meet the needs of all groups in society Maldives calls attention to  designing appropriate policies and programmes to meet the needs of all groups in society

Ambassador Sareer highlights importance of Oceans for the sustainable development of SIDS

8 March 2017, Belgium: "SIDS are the stewards of large expanses of oceans and seas. Numerous areas beyond national jurisdiction are adjacent to our Exclusive Economic Zones and due to the interconnected nature of our oceans, any activities being undertaken in these areas often have a direct or indirect impact…

Ambassador Sareer highlights importance of Oceans for the sustainable development of SIDS Ambassador Sareer highlights importance of Oceans for the sustainable development of SIDS

The Maldives Candidacy to the United Nations Human Rights Council 2018-2020 - Human Rights Commitments & Pledges

The Maldives Candidacy to the United Nations Human Rights Council 2018-2020 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITMENTS AND PLEDGES The Republic of Maldives The Maldives is a small island developing State that champions multilateralism and uphold international law. Promoting the respect for human rights is a prioritised national interest of the Maldives and a…

The Maldives Candidacy to the United Nations Human Rights Council 2018-2020 - Human Rights Commitments & Pledges The Maldives Candidacy to the United Nations Human Rights Council 2018-2020 - Human Rights Commitments & Pledges

"Maldives urges the UN development boards to support the special circumstances of SIDS in their programmes

New York, 14 February 2017: Maldives, on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) made statements at the Executive Board meetings of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and UN Women for the year 2017. Speaking at the Executive Board of the United Nations…

Maldives, as the Chair of AOSIS convenes interactive dialogue for SIDS with the UN Secretary General

9 February 2017, New York: The Maldives, as the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) convened an interactive dialogue with His Excellency Mr. Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations, providing an opportunity for Member States to discuss the priorities and issues of importance for…

Maldives, as the Chair of AOSIS convenes interactive dialogue for SIDS with the UN Secretary General Maldives, as the Chair of AOSIS convenes interactive dialogue for SIDS with the UN Secretary General

Maldives calls for people-oriented investment to eradicate poverty

6 February 2016, New York: At the fifty-fifth meeting of the Commission on Social Development, the theme of which was "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all", held on 1-10 February 2017 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Maldives called attention to the key role…

Maldives calls for people-oriented investment to eradicate poverty Maldives calls for people-oriented investment to eradicate poverty

Maldives cordially welcomes Libyan NTC to the UN

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Naseem, Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended a high-level conference on Lybia on 20 September. In a statement, submitted to the chairman of said conference, the Maldives cordially welcomed Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) to join the international community. Previously during the 66th session of the UN General Assembly on Thursday, 15 September, the representatives had voted with great majority to recognize the NTC as the legitimate representative body of the Libyan people. More than 50 heads of states were present, amongst them U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Foreign Minister Naseem meets foreign leaders at UN

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00

His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Naseem, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives has met today with several foreign leaders in New York.

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Foreign Minister of the Maldives has arrived in New York

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00

20th September 2011, Male’; The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Naseem has arrived in New York City today to attend the 66th United Nations General Assembly.

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Minister of Health and Family attends High Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases – Vice President speaks at Opening Session.

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00

20 September, New York; Her Excellency Dr Aminath Jameel, Minister of Health and Family arrived in New York City on 18 September to attend a two day high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases at the United Nations. The meeting which was attended by heads of state, health ministers and civil society focused on strategies to address the growing challenges of heart diseases, strokes, cancers, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, collectively referred to as non-communicable diseases (NCDs).  The meeting focused on the prevention and control of NCDs worldwide, with a particular focus on developmental and other challenges and social and economic impacts, particularly for developing countries.

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Maldives present their perspective on Women and Climate Change

Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

During an event on Women, Climate Change and
Conservation held on 19 September 2011 at the Scandinavia House in New York, Thilmeeza Hussain, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Maldives Mission to the UN, presented the Maldives’ perspective on these issues.

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