The Maldives today participated at a panel discussion, which aims to promote the ratification of the Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedures. During the one-year anniversary of the opening for Optional Protocol for signature, the Maldives reaffirmed and reiterated its…
The Maldives reiterated its commitment to promote and protect the rights of women, at the United Nations today. Participating for the first time at the First Regular Session of the Executive Board of the United Nations Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) the Maldives stressed its national commitment to…
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations, His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer today presentedhis Letter of Credence to the United Nations Secretary-General, His Excellency Mr.Ban Ki-moon. At the ceremony, which was held in the United Nations Headquarters, AmbassadorSareer conveyed the greetings of the President,…
The Maldives has called on the United Nations General Assembly to urgently address theeffective management of oceans resources. Speaking at the UNGA plenary meeting underthe Agenda Item on Oceans and the Law of the Sea, the Maldives delegation reiteratedthe necessity of addressing these issues for countries who rely on marine…
In a statement delivered today at the General Assembly of the United Nations, theMaldives welcomed the General Assembly’s decision to grant the status of Non-MemberObserver State for Palestine as a landmark achievement. The Maldives was a co-sponsorof the resolution adopted at the General Assembly on Thursday that won Palestine theenhanced…
The Republic of the Maldives today supported United Nations reform as a means to executing the Millennium Development Goals, as well as the Sustainable Development framework, originating from the Rio+20 conference and currently being determined by the body. Speaking in the Plenary of the General Assembly of the United Nations,…
The Maldives has requested the international community to enter into collaborative arrangements as the country embarks on an ambitious programme of low carbon footprint. The appeal was made by Ambassador Ahmed Sareer, Charge’ d’affaires, during a statement delivered at the United Nations General Assembly at the Second Committee under agenda…
The Maldives today has reiterated its full support for the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, the establishment of an independent State and sovereignty over their own territory and resources.
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 00:00
1 November 2011, New York; The Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations, Ms. Thilmeeza Hussain, delivered a statement today at the Second Committee of the UN on the issue of Sustainable Development. The Second Committee of the UN focuses on issues of economic growth and development, financing for development, globalization and interdependence and sustainable development.
Friday, 21 October 2011 00:00
21 October 2011, New York; Maldives today, pledged to continue to work with the international community, namely the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and the International Commission of Jurists, to address the challenges facing the judiciary system of the country. During an intervention made following a statement delivered by Ms. Gabriela Knaul, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, at the 66th United Nations General Assembly, Maldives also recognised that legitimacy is the key to an independence judiciary and to gain legitimacy women must be represented at all levels.
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 00:00
19 October 2011, New York; The Third Committee of the United Nations heard separate reports from Special Rapporteurs on the Human Rights situations in Iran, Myanmar, and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK). Maldives has been a staunch advocate for international human rights and has made the promotion of human rights the main focus of its foreign policy goals. As such, Maldives called on the three countries to engage with the international community and advance the basic human rights for their citizens.
Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00
13 October 2011, New York: The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Honduras established diplomatic relations, today. The Joint Communiqué formalising diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives, by H.E. Mr Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations and by H.E. Ms. Mary Elizabeth Flores, Permanent Representative of Honduras to the United Nations, on behalf of the Government of Honduras. The ceremony was held at the Permanent Mission of Honduras.
Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00
14 October 2011, New York; Maldives delivered a statement on the Rights of the Child today in the Third Committee of the United Nations, affirming the commitment to strengthening the rights of children in the Maldives and throughout the world. The statement touched on a number of topics important to children in the Maldives and throughout the world. It reiterated the Maldives commitment to undertaking its duties as a member of the UN Human Rights Council with “full knowledge of the important role we have been asked to play” by the international community, including protecting the rights of children.
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