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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…

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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"Terrorism and violent extremism represent the most profound threats to human progress, and indeed human rights, the world over" says the Maldives at the UNGA

Sunday, 30 July 2017 13:47

28 July 2017, New York, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the UN, Ambassador Ali Naseer Mohamed said today that "Terrorism and violent extremism represent the most profound threats to human progress, and indeed human rights, the world over". The Ambassador made the remarks in his Statement to the UN General Assembly's plenary meeting on "Global Counter Terrorism Strategy" held today at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Ambassador Mohamed highlighted the strong measures that the Maldives has been taking in the global fight against terrorism and violent extremism, and in particular, against foreign terrorism fighters through implementation of Counter Terrorism Act, Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Act, both of which were enacted as part of the Government of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom's national policy on counter terrorism and counter radicalisation.

In his statement, Ambassador Mohamed reiterated the Maldives strong commitment to work with the international community in stopping and eliminating the menace of terrorism.

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New Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, H.E. Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, presents his Letter of Credence to the United Nations Secretary General H E Mr António Guterres

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 20:16

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26 July 2017, New York: The new Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations, His Excellency Dr Ali Naseer Mohamed, has presented his Letter of Credence to the Secretary General of the United Nations, His Excellency Mr. António Guterres, during a ceremony held today at the United Nations Headquarters, New York.

The President of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Mr Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, appointed Ambassador Mohamed as the new Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations on 9 July 2017.

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New Ambassador of Maldives, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, presents Credentials to President Donald Trump

Friday, 21 July 2017 14:15

Aliny_and_Trump21 July 2017, Washington DC. - The new Ambassador of Maldives to the United States of America, His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, has presented his Letter of Credence to the President of the United States of America, His Excellency Mr. Donald Trump, during a ceremony that was held today at the White House.

The President of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Mr. Yameen Abdul Gayoom, appointed Dr. Mohamed as the new Ambassador of Maldives to the United States of America on 9 July 2017. Prior to his appointment as the Ambassador of Maldives to the United States, Ambassador Mohamed was the Foreign Secretary of the Maldives, a position he held from November 2013 to July 2017.
   

Maldives demonstrates the progress achieved in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and reaffirms commitment to the Global Goals

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 17:00

19 July 2017 - The Maldives has presented the country's first Voluntary National Review (VNR) during the High Level Political Forum taking place from 10-19 July 2017 at the United Nations Head Quarters in New York. The VNR, which was presented by His Excellency Mr. Abdullahi Majeed, the Minister of State for Environment of the Republic of Maldives, showcased the substantive progress which has been made in the areas of health, education, gender, water and sanitation, energy, infrastructure, climate change and conservation and sustainable use of marine resources.

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The Maldives emphasizes the utility of the High Level Political Forum, in the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 16:58

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18 July 2017 - The Maldives has stated that commencing the Voluntary National Review process for the High Level Political Forum has brought impetus to the challenging task of mainstreaming and implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda domestically.

During the national statement delivered at the Forum today, His Excellency Mr. Abdullahi Majeed, the Minister of State for Environment and Energy of the Republic of Maldives, highlighted that the process brought together all implementing Government bodies and institutions to collectively review the progress which has been made in implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and strengthened cross sectoral coordination in enhancing future efforts for achieving these targets.

Minister Majeed also emphasized the support needed by countries such as the Maldives not only for the means of implementating these goals, but also to improve capacity building for data collection and measurement to measure progress of implementation.

The Maldives will be presenting the country's Voluntary National Review in an individual presentation format on the morning of 19 July 2017 with Ethiopia, Honduras and India.

   

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