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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

We'll Always Have Paris...Right?

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…

We'll Always Have Paris...Right? We'll Always Have Paris...Right?

Minister Thoriq convenes High Level Dialogue on Initiative for Renewable Island Energy

21 November 2017, New York, Minister of Environment and Energy H.E Thoriq Ibrahim convened a High Level Dialogue on the Initiative for Renewable Island Energy (IRIE) at the margins of the 72 UNGA today.  IRIE was one of the initiatives launched in Marrakech in 2016, which aims to enhance political momentum…

Minister Thoriq convenes High Level Dialogue on Initiative for Renewable Island Energy Minister Thoriq convenes High Level Dialogue on Initiative for Renewable Island Energy

Foreign Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs ofDominican Republic

19 September 2017, New York – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim met with, H.E Mr. Miguel Vargas, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Dominican Republic today. During the meeting Minister Asim expressed concerns about the devastation caused by the hurricanes in the Caribbean region. Ministers further discussed issues importance…

Foreign Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs ofDominican Republic Foreign Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs ofDominican Republic

High Level Event on Climate Education

20 November 2017, New York, The Maldives Minister of Environment and Energy, H.E Thoriq Ibrahimparticipated at a High Level Event on Climate Education and Youth jointl yorganised by COP 22 Presidency, Incoming COP 23 Presidency, United Nations Children Fund and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change today. Speaking at…

High Level Event on Climate Education High Level Event on Climate Education

Minister Zenysha holds meeting with the Director of Programme Division of the UNICEF

19 September 2017, New York – Minister of Gender and Family, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki met with Mr. Ted Chaiban, Director of Programme Division of the UNICEF. The Director commended the remarkable work done by the Gender Ministry towards ending violence against children, and noted particularly close cooperation between the…

Minister Zenysha holds meeting with the Director of Programme Division of the UNICEF Minister Zenysha holds meeting with the Director of Programme Division of the UNICEF

Maldives and El Salvador establish diplomatic relations

19 September 2017, New York – The Republic of Maldives and The Republic of El Salvador has established diplomatic relations today. The joint communiqué establishing relations between the two countries were signed by Dr. Mohamed Asim, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives and Ing. Hugo Roger…

Maldives and El Salvador establish diplomatic relations Maldives and El Salvador establish diplomatic relations

Maldives Pushes Revamping of the Smooth Transition Process for LDC Graduation

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 00:00


Maldives Leadership on implementing Smooth Transition for Least Developed CountriesThe Republic of the Maldives has called for the revamping ofthe Smooth Transition Process for the graduation of countries from Least Developed Country statuswhile drawing attention to the vulnerabilities of island nations. Speaking in the Second Committeeof the General Assembly of the United Nations today, Ambassador Ahmed Sareer stated thatthough “Maldives had success in pioneering new measures to mitigate the effects of graduation ... thequestion of whether those efforts were enough has not been answered in the positive.”

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Maldives Reiterates its Call for an Independent Palestinian State and the Cessation of Bloodshed in Syria

Monday, 15 October 2012 00:00

Ambassador Ahmed Sareer at United Nations Security Council Maldives has reiterated its call for an independent Palestinian State and the cessation of the ongoing violence in Syria.  H.E. Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Ambassador and Chargé d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Maldives made this call while speaking at the United Nations Security Council today.

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Maldives highlights its pledges made on strengthening the rule of law at national and international level

Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00

IAminath Abdullah Didi - Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maldives - IOCDn a statement delivered to the Sixth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, the Maldives highlighted its efforts to strengthen rule of law at national and international level.  

The statement focused on the pledges submitted by the Maldives to the United Nations Secretary General in September this year on its efforts to strengthen the rule of law. Among these include Maldives’ commitment to accede and ratify important international instruments such as the core conventions of the International Labour Organisation, as well as those conventions targeting crime, forced disappearance of persons, and the rights of migrant workers within the next two years.

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Maldives to Increase Efforts in Combating Drug Trafficking, Organised Crime and Smuggling of Migrants

Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00

JavedThe Maldives today delivered a statement to the Third Committee of the General Assembly, highlighting its efforts to counter the illicit trafficking of drugs in the country, and to combat crime by strengthening the criminal justice system and crime prevention mechanisms.

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Maldives Reiterates its Call for a Comprehensive Convention on Terrorism

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 00:00

Condemning all terrorism Jeff Waheed (Salim Waheed) @ United Nations General AssemblyThe Republic of the Maldives reiterated its call for a single comprehensive convention to eliminate the scourge of global terrorism. Speaking in the legal committee of the United Nations’ General Assembly, First Secretary Salim Waheed elaborated on the Maldives’ commitment to existing conventions, but espoused the need for greater global action.

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