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Maldives Mission hosts "Haveeru Sai" at the United Nations

7 May 2018, New York; The Permanent Mission of Maldives to the UN hosted today, an event entitled "Haveeru Sai" at the United Nations. The purpose of the event was to share information about the sustainable fishing methods, and tuna fisheries in the Maldives, as well as share Maldivian delicacies…

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Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts

25 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim today, called for greater coordination between the pillars of the United Nations, so that maximum benefits could be reaped in peacebuilding efforts. Speaking at the Interactive Dialogue of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace,…

Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts

Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia

25 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia Ousainou Darboe, in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly. The…

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Minister Asim meets with the League of Arab States

25 April 2018, New York; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Permanent Representatives of the League of Arab States today, with a view to facilitate greater dialogue and cooperation with the countries of League. The Minister highlighted the historic links between the Maldives and the Arab…

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Minister Asim meets with the Pacific Small Island Developing States

24 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Permanent Representatives of the Pacific Small Island Developing States today, with a view to facilitate greater dialogue and cooperation with the countries of PSIDS. In this regard, he highlighted the close links between the Maldives and…

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Minister Asim met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey

24 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim has met today with the Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly. Both Ministers…

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The Maldives asks the UN to take into account the consequences of climate change and other non-traditional threats, in peacebuilding and sustaining peace

24 April 2018, New York, Speaking at the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim highlighted the changing nature of threats that are leading to instability impacting the peace and endangering security. In particular…

The Maldives asks the UN to take into account the consequences of climate change and other non-traditional threats, in peacebuilding and sustaining peace The Maldives asks the UN to take into account the consequences of climate change and other non-traditional threats, in peacebuilding and sustaining peace

Minister Asim meets with several Permanent Representatives to the United Nations

23 April 2018, New York; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim has met today with several Permanent Representatives in New York today, to discuss issues of mutual interest, especially with regard to the United Nations Security Council. The Maldives is campaigning for support in its bid to become a…

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Maldives and the Republic of Congo establish diplomatic relations

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:57

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The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Congo have formally established diplomatic relations today.

The Joint Communiqué formalizing diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives by His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations and on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Congo by His Excellency Raymond Serge Balé, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Congo to the United Nations. The joint communiqué was signed in the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations.

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Minister Asim meets Secretary General Guterres

Friday, 23 March 2018 16:41

Secretary_General23 March 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Secretary General of the United Nations Mr António Guterres, today.

During the meeting, the Secretary General expressed his appreciation for the active contribution of the Maldives, as Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States in the discussions on the United Nations Development System reform process, as well as commended the work done by the Maldives on raising the profile and awareness on the impacts of climate change.

Minister Asim thanked Secretary General Guterres for his various reform initiatives, and his leadership on climate change. The Minister also briefed the Secretary General on the recent political developments in the Maldives.

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Minister Asim meets the President of the General Assembly

Friday, 23 March 2018 16:39

 

PGA23 March 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the President of the 72nd session of the General Assembly Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, today. During the meeting, the Minister commended the ongoing initiatives of the President of the General Assembly, including his efforts to improve transparency and dialogue among the Member States. The Minister also raised the importance of ensuring the equitable representation and participation of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS), at the United Nations, and all processes.

The Minister also thanked the President for his invitation to attend and speak at the High Level Meeting to launch the "International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028", held on 22 March 2018. He further highlighted the priorities of the SIDS in the various processes ongoing during the 72nd session of the General Assembly, as the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS).

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"Africa is a valued partner of the Maldives" Minister Asim

Friday, 23 March 2018 16:37

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23 March 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Permanent Representatives of the Africa Group today, with a view to facilitate greater dialogue and cooperation with the countries of Africa. In this regard, he highlighted the various links that Maldives and African countries have cultivated over the years, and outlined how the Maldives wishes to build and improve on them.

Minister Asim also highlighted the importance of the representation of Africa among the permanent members of the Security Council, and the need to build better linkages between the Security Council, and the regional and sub-regional organisations of Africa.

The Permanent Representatives thanked the Minister for participating in the discussion, and sharing the Maldives priorities and ideas.

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"We need it easier for countries to get the support they need so that no one is left behind", Minister Asim

Friday, 23 March 2018 16:35

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23 March 2018, New York,Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim highlighted the need to focus on accessing finances, especially for large-scale projects, to ensure that countries graduating from the UN category of Least Developed Countries are not left behind.

Speaking at a Breakfast Event titled "Leave No One Behind - Addressing the Graduation Gap", the Minister further outlined the challenges that the Maldives had faced and continues to face, in accessing financing for large scale infrastructure projects, which is needed to reach higher levels of development.

He also spoke about the inadequacy of the current graduation index to measure Economic Vulnerability, especially in the context of climate change. "The fact that none of the graduated countries have met the EVI is perhaps an indication of a re-think of the EVI itself, or a different consideration, including additional criteria as suggested by the CDP this year", the Minister stated.

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