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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…

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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…

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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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High Level Event: Global Pact on Environment

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 22:10

New York, 19 September 2017, Minister of Environment and Energy H.E Thoriq Ibrahim participated at the High Level Event on Global Pact on Environment convened by the President of France and the United Nations Secretary General at the margins of UNGA 72.

The overall aim of the Global Pact on the Environment, is to ensure timely delivery of implementation on Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement and other multilateral environmental agreements. The event was convened to garner support for for France's initiative to create the first international legally binding document on the environment.. The Global Pact for the Environment will be the first international legally binding document that gathers and harmonizes all environmental laws in one single document

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High Level Event: Billions to trillions: Mobilizing Private Sector Climate Finance"

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 21:59

New York, 19 September 2017, Under the leadership of Sweden and France, a high event was convened in the Margins of Twenty Second United Nations General Assembly. Minister of Environment and Energy H.E Thoriq Ibrahim participated at this event today.

Minister highlighted climate financing remains heart of the problem in addressing climate change globally. Financing in general for climate actions and particularly adaptation is one of the significant barriers for small countries.

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The Minister of Gender and Family of the Maldives participates in the High-Level Roundtable on Women's Economic Empowerment

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 18:57

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19 November 2017, New York, Minister of Gender and Family, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki participated in the UN Secretary General's High Level roundtable on Women's Economic Empowerment which was held on the side-lines of the Seventy Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly this afternoon.

During Minister Zenysha's intervention at the event, she stated that economic empowerment of women is an area given high priority by the Government of Maldives and added that in an effort to promote women's participation in leadership positions, in 2014, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, made it a mandatory requirement that at least 30% of seats on the managing boards of all government agencies, commissions, and state-owned enterprises be filled by women. She announced that the government has met 80% of this target to date.

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Maldives co-hosts a High level Side-Event "Ending Violence Against Children" at the margins of the 72UNGA

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 18:34

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19 November 2017, New York. The Maldives co-hosted a Side-Event on "Ending Violence against Children" with Estonia and Nigeria this afternoon. The Side-event was moderated by the Minister of Gender and Family of the Maldives, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki. Minister Zenysha also delivered a keynote speech at the event, reflecting on the work of the government of Maldives in ending violence against Children.

While speaking at the Side-Event, Minister Zenysha, acknowledged challenges in addressing  violence against children, and shared the Maldives experience in addressing the issue. The Minister stated that the government takes cases involving violence against children very seriously, and uses multiple strategies in responding and facilitating protection. The Minister noted that especially under the leadership of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, a number of legislative measures and policy initiatives have been undertaken to strengthen the child protection system and added that the government is in the process of updating the child rights legislation to ensure its readiness to tackle modern challenges and emerging issues.

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High-Level Segment of the Seventy-Second Session of the UN General Assembly begins today

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 09:53

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19 September 2017, New York, The General Debate of High-level segment of the Seventy Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly began today. The Maldives delegation to the UN General Assembly is led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim. The Maldives delegation includes three other Cabinet Ministers, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Mohamed Shainee, Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim and Minister of Gender and Family, Ms. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki. The delegation also includes Foreign Secretary, Mr. Ahmed Sareer, the Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed and Secretary, Bilateral at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ahmed Khaleel.

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