Emirates News Agency – Abdullah bin Zayed will head the UAE delegation to the 77th UN General Assembly in New York.

NEW YORK, 19th September, 2022 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will lead the UAE delegation to the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77) in St. New York from September 20 to 26, 2022.

His Highness will outline the UAE’s political priorities and vision for international peace, security and cooperation in his September 24 speech to this year’s assembly, which is expected to be attended by more than 150 heads of state and government.

Led by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE delegation will meet with member states, UN officials and other stakeholders on pressing global challenges, including climate change, conflict resolution, post-pandemic recovery, humanitarian emergencies and food insecurity.

As a member of the United Nations Security Council, the UAE has assumed a greater role in these priorities and works to promote conflict resolution, support the improvement of the international counter-terrorism framework to eliminate new threats and promote the full, equality of women. and significant participation in conflict resolution and peacekeeping operations. Within the United Nations system and as the host of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) in 2023, the United Arab Emirates is promoting increased action and cooperation to combat global warming and its consequences.

“Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, our delegation to the 77th UN General Assembly will build on the UAE’s experience as an active and responsible global citizen,” the ambassador said. Lana Zaki Nuseibe, Deputy Political Minister. of Affairs and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations.

“This year’s gathering comes at a critical time for the international community, as there is no shortage of complex global threats, from pandemics and climate change to food insecurity and WMD proliferation. Faced with these challenges, the UAE looks forward to engaging the international community at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly to foster an atmosphere of sustainable cooperation, find common ground and ensure that the UN can fulfill its primary responsibilities, namely peace and sustainment. safety.”

In addition to His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, the UAE delegation to UNGA 77 includes: Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy on Climate Change Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Education, Dr. Ahmed Belhoul Al Falas, Minister of Climate. Change and Environment, Mariam Almheiri, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Reem Al Hachem, Minister of State, Sheikh Shahbut bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Shama Al Mazrouei, Minister of State, His Highness Ahmed Al Sayegh and Minister. State, Khalifa Shahine Al Marar.

Translator: Gihane Fawzi.


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