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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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The Maldives hosts the Side-Event on "Countering Violent Extremism: Promoting Community Level Prevention"

Saturday, 23 September 2017 00:12

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22 September 2017, New York, The Maldives hosted a Side-Event entitled "Countering Violent Extremism: Promoting Community Level Prevention" at the margins of the Seventy Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly this afternoon. The event was held in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations. The event was moderated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim.

During Minister Asim's speech, he stated that no country is immune from the threat of Violent extremism and that it spreads fear, hate, and it challenges the States, and the democratic order in the country. Minister stated that extremists propagate ideology of hate and division, ideologies that reject the Islamic teachings and the values of democratic, progressive, and inclusive societies.

Minister further briefed the delegations on the efforts by the government to combat violent extremism. He said that the comprehensive policy of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, unequivocally condemns all forms of support for, and participation in, any acts of terrorism and

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Minister Asim calls on the President of Nauru

Saturday, 23 September 2017 00:10

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22 September 2017, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim, called on the President of Nauru, Mr. Baron Waqa, this morning.

At a meeting held at the Permanent Mission of Nauru, both Minister Asim and President Waqa discussed ways to further strengthen the close bilateral ties between both the Maldives and Nauru.

The meeting was held at the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Minister Asim meets with the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya

Saturday, 23 September 2017 00:08

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22 September 2017, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim met with the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya, Ms. Amina Mohamed, this afternoon

During the meeting held at the United Nations Headquarters, both Ministers discussed on strengthening the close bilateral ties between Kenya and Maldives.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Seventy-Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Minister Mohamed Shainee meets with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

Saturday, 23 September 2017 00:07

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22 September 2017, New York – Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Mohamed Shainee met with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Okello Oryem, today. The Ministers exchanged views on issues of mutual importance and cooperation.

The meeting was held at the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim attends the informal meeting of SAARC Council of Ministers

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:42

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21 November 2017, New York, An informal meeting of SAARC Council of Ministers was held today in New York, at the sidelines of the Seventy Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The meeting was convened His Excellency Krishna Bahadur Mahara, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal, as the current Chair.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, Dr. Mohamed Asim attended the meeting along with Foreign Ministers of all SAARC countries. During the meeting, the Secretary General of SAARC Mr. Amjad Hussain Sial briefed Ministers on the progress of activities since the last meeting. Ministers engaged on ongoing activities of SAARC and issues of regional importance.

Since 1997, the Council has been meeting informally on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly Sessions in New York.

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