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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…

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VP Sworn in as President of the Maldives

Tuesday, 07 February 2012 00:00

Dr. Mohamed Waheed sworn in as President;

announces intention to restore public confidence by upholding rule of law through a National Unity Government



Male’, 7 February 2012 (Tuesday) – His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Waheed, the Vice-President since 11 November 2008, was today sworn in as the new President of the Republic of Maldives, in a brief investiture ceremony held at the Parliament House. Shortly after the resignation of Mr. Mohamed Nasheed as President, Dr. Waheed was sworn in to office for the remaining twenty-one months of the scheduled presidential term, under the Constitution. The oath was administered by the Chief Justice, Hon. Ahmed Faiz Hussain.

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DPR Calls on International Community to Support Small Island States, Energy Security and Empowerment of Women

Thursday, 26 January 2012 00:00

Deputy Permanent Representative called upon the international community to adopt an ambitious agenda at Rio+20 that addresses support for Small Island Developing States, sustainable energy security and the empowerment of women

Rio Women Empowerment

 

In her official statement the Deputy Permanent Representative, Ms. Thilmeeza Hussain, expressed that Maldives considers Rio+20 to be a “once in a decade opportunity to change our trajectory to one that is sustainable for generations to come.” She added that the outcome from Rio+20 must be “galvanize a change in how we think, approach and chart our path forward on sustainable development.” 

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Foreign Ministry Response to Amnesty International

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 00:00

Amnesty international LogoThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of the Maldives responds to Amnesty International's statement by disclosing the full measure of the efforts taken to ensure the protection of Human Rights in the Maldives and specifically the case they refered to. 

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UN Women

Sunday, 01 January 2012 00:00

As a young democracy, the Maldives sees women rights advancement as a core element to ensure a sustainable future. Since 2008, the Maldives have consistently worked towards the advancement of women as a community, regardless of cultural, religious and economic specificities. The insular and vulnerable nature of our nation along with our historical matriarchal model, provide the Maldives with unique features to contribute to the ongoing work done by the Executive Board of UN women. 

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The Maldives Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Burkina Faso

Thursday, 29 December 2011 00:00

Diplomatic Relations between Burkina Faso and Maldives

Maldives signs diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso in an effort  to promote greater friendly relations and ties with friendly African nations. 


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Invest Maldives, the government agency entrusted with promoting, licensing and registering foreign investments in the country, is the first port of call for all foreigners keen to invest in the Maldives.

Launch Site

Official website for the Maldives Tourism Board. Your source of information for Maldives resorts, hotels, safari live-aboard and guest houses information and travel agents listing.

Launch Site

The primary role of the Ministry is to foster warm and close relations with the international community and to communicate the interests and aspirations of the people of the Maldives.

Launch Site