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Maldives, Chair of AOSIS, underscores the special significance of the ocean to SIDS as custodians of large expanses of ocean

New York, 5 June 2017, The Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of the Republic of Maldives, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Shainee urged steadfast efforts to care for and restore the health of oceans to achieve the targets of SDG 14 and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Speaking on behalf of…

Maldives, Chair of AOSIS, underscores the special significance of the ocean to SIDS as custodians of large expanses of ocean Maldives, Chair of AOSIS, underscores the special significance of the ocean to SIDS as custodians of large expanses of ocean

"Alliance of Small Island States co-hosts High-Level Dialogue on Oceans and Small Island States on first day of Ocean Conference"

New York, 5 June 2017:  The Maldives, as the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), co-hosted a High-Level Dialogue on Oceans and Seas with SIDS DOCK and the United Nations Office of The High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing…

Maldives commits to address marine pollution by reducing ocean plastics

New York, 5 June 2017:  The Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of the Maldives, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Shainee today participated at the first partnership dialogue focusing on addressing marine pollution co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs of Indonesia, and H.E. Mr. Vidar Helgesen, the…

Maldives commits to address marine pollution by reducing ocean plastics Maldives commits to address marine pollution by reducing ocean plastics

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of the Republic of Maldives meets with Minister of Agriculture of Morocco

5 June 2017, New York; The Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Mohamed Shainee, has held a meeting with His Excellency Mr Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of Morocco this morning in New York. The Ministers discussed the challenges to maintaining sustainable fisheries, including overfishing, illegal fishing and…

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of the Republic of Maldives meets with Minister of Agriculture of Morocco Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of the Republic of Maldives meets with Minister of Agriculture of Morocco

Maldives engages at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

24 May 2017, Cancun, Mexico; The Maldives, as a strong advocate on the importance of building resilience to disasters, participates at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction that is taking place in Cancun Mexico from 22-26 May 2017. The Global platform is the primary forum to access progress…

Maldives engages at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Maldives engages at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Maldives shares SIDS experiences on policy and poverty eradication

 9 May 2017, New York; Speaking at the 2017 Integration Segment hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) H.E. Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Ambassador of Maldives, shared specific issues of Maldives and SIDS on the topic of moving forward to integrate poverty eradication into policy, with panelists providing…

Maldives shares SIDS experiences on policy and poverty eradication Maldives shares SIDS experiences on policy and poverty eradication

Maldives calls for innovative approaches to international cooperation to strengthen fight against organised crime

  8 May 2017, New York, At the United Nations Security Council Arria Formula meeting, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations called upon the international community to explore innovative ways to combat organized crime and stressed on the importance of enhancing cooperation and coordination…

Maldives calls for innovative approaches to international cooperation to strengthen fight against organised crime Maldives calls for innovative approaches to international cooperation to strengthen fight against organised crime

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

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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