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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…

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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 presses for broader recognition of Human Rights in Iran, Myranmar, and Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 00:00

19 October 2011, New York; The Third Committee of the United Nations heard separate reports from Special Rapporteurs on the Human Rights situations in Iran, Myanmar, and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK). Maldives has been a staunch advocate for international human rights and has made the promotion of human rights the main focus of its foreign policy goals. As such, Maldives called on the three countries to engage with the international community and advance the basic human rights for their citizens.

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The Maldives Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Honduras

Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00

13 October 2011, New York: The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Honduras established diplomatic relations, today. The Joint Communiqué formalising diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives, by H.E. Mr Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations and by H.E. Ms. Mary Elizabeth Flores, Permanent Representative of Honduras to the United Nations, on behalf of the Government of Honduras. The ceremony was held at the Permanent Mission of Honduras.

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Maldives offers strong support for the Rights of Children worldwide

Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00

14 October 2011, New York; Maldives delivered a statement on the Rights of the Child today in the Third Committee of the United Nations, affirming the commitment to strengthening the rights of children in the Maldives and throughout the world. The statement touched on a number of topics important to children in the Maldives and throughout the world. It reiterated the Maldives commitment to undertaking its duties as a member of the UN Human Rights Council with “full knowledge of the important role we have been asked to play” by the international community, including protecting the rights of children.

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Maldives appeals to give meaning to the resolutions adopted by the UN

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 00:00

12 October 2011 – New York. In a statement delivered at the Third Committee of the United Nations, Maldives appealed to the Member States of the United Nations to give meaning to the resolutions that would be adopted, in order for it to be of benefit to women all over the world.

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Minister of State for Foreign Affairs delivers statement at the General Debate of the Second Committee of the Sixty-Sixth Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Tuesday, 04 October 2011 00:00

4 October 2011, New York; The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives H. E. Mr. Aslam Mohamed Shakir, currently in New York to attend the 66th UNGA Session, delivered a statement today at the General Debate of the Second Committee.  The Second Committee of the UN focuses on issues of economic growth and development, financing for development, globalization and interdependence and sustainable development.

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