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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…

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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…

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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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