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Maldives Mission hosts "Haveeru Sai" at the United Nations

7 May 2018, New York; The Permanent Mission of Maldives to the UN hosted today, an event entitled "Haveeru Sai" at the United Nations. The purpose of the event was to share information about the sustainable fishing methods, and tuna fisheries in the Maldives, as well as share Maldivian delicacies…

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Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts

25 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim today, called for greater coordination between the pillars of the United Nations, so that maximum benefits could be reaped in peacebuilding efforts. Speaking at the Interactive Dialogue of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace,…

Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts

Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia

25 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia Ousainou Darboe, in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly. The…

Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia

Minister Asim meets with the League of Arab States

25 April 2018, New York; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Permanent Representatives of the League of Arab States today, with a view to facilitate greater dialogue and cooperation with the countries of League. The Minister highlighted the historic links between the Maldives and the Arab…

Minister Asim meets with the League of Arab States Minister Asim meets with the League of Arab States

Minister Asim meets with the Pacific Small Island Developing States

24 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Permanent Representatives of the Pacific Small Island Developing States today, with a view to facilitate greater dialogue and cooperation with the countries of PSIDS. In this regard, he highlighted the close links between the Maldives and…

Minister Asim meets with the Pacific Small Island Developing States Minister Asim meets with the Pacific Small Island Developing States

Minister Asim met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey

24 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim has met today with the Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly. Both Ministers…

Minister Asim met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey Minister Asim met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey

The Maldives asks the UN to take into account the consequences of climate change and other non-traditional threats, in peacebuilding and sustaining peace

24 April 2018, New York, Speaking at the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim highlighted the changing nature of threats that are leading to instability impacting the peace and endangering security. In particular…

The Maldives asks the UN to take into account the consequences of climate change and other non-traditional threats, in peacebuilding and sustaining peace The Maldives asks the UN to take into account the consequences of climate change and other non-traditional threats, in peacebuilding and sustaining peace

Minister Asim meets with several Permanent Representatives to the United Nations

23 April 2018, New York; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim has met today with several Permanent Representatives in New York today, to discuss issues of mutual interest, especially with regard to the United Nations Security Council. The Maldives is campaigning for support in its bid to become a…

Minister Asim meets with several Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Minister Asim meets with several Permanent Representatives to the United Nations

Maldives and Equatorial Guinea establish diplomatic relations

Monday, 21 May 2018 12:28

Joint_Communique21 May 2018, New York; The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea have formally established diplomatic relations today.

The Joint Communiqué formalising diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives by His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations and on behalf of the Government of Equatorial Guinea by His Excellency Anatolio Ndong Mba, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations. The joint communiqué was signed at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations.

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is the 169th country to establish diplomatic relations with the Maldives.

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is a Central African country, with a population of approximately 1.2 million. The two countries have been collaborating in the international arena, even prior to the establishment of diplomatic relations, on issues of mutual interest at the United Nations, including exchanging mutual support for candidatures to the United Nations Security Council.

 

   

Maldives Mission hosts "Haveeru Sai" at the United Nations

Monday, 07 May 2018 09:29

Haveeru_Sai7 May 2018, New York; The Permanent Mission of Maldives to the UN hosted today, an event entitled "Haveeru Sai" at the United Nations. The purpose of the event was to share information about the sustainable fishing methods, and tuna fisheries in the Maldives, as well as share Maldivian delicacies with the UN membership. The event was hosted at the Delegates Lounge at the United Nations Headquarters.

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Many diplomats, as well as staff of the United Nations participated in the event.

The Maldives is also competing for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the term 2019-2020.

   

Maldives calls for efficient cross-pillar coordination in peacebuilding efforts

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 19:21

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25 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim today, called for greater coordination between the pillars of the United Nations, so that maximum benefits could be reaped in peacebuilding efforts. Speaking at the Interactive Dialogue of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly, the Minister highlighted that an integrated approach is necessary when considered in the context of the 2030 Agenda and the indivisible nature of the 2030 Agenda.

The Maldives also highlighted the importance of an inclusive approach that involves all segments of society, especially women and youth.

The High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly is being held in New York from 24-25 April.

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Minister Asim meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 19:20

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25 April 2018, New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia Ousainou Darboe, in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Meeting on Peace Building and Sustaining Peace, hosted by the President of the General Assembly. The Ministers discussed issues of mutual interest in the international discourse, and developmental challenges facing both countries.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with several Permanent Representatives in New York today, to discuss issues of mutual interest, especially with regard to the United Nations Security Council. The Maldives is campaigning for support in its bid to become a member of the Council for the term 2019-2020.

Minister Asim is visiting New York to participate in the High Level Meeting on Peace building and Sustaining Peace hosted by the President of the General Assembly, as well as the Ministerial segment of the Economic and Social Commission's Forum on Financing for Development.

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Minister Asim meets with the League of Arab States

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 18:36

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25 April 2018, New York; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim met with the Permanent Representatives of the League of Arab States today, with a view to facilitate greater dialogue and cooperation with the countries of League. The Minister highlighted the historic links between the Maldives and the Arab region, and priorities in the international arena.

Minister Asim highlighted the importance of reflecting the key values and Islam, and the views of Islamic countries, in key decision making bodies of the United Nations, including the Security Council.

The Permanent Representatives thanked the Minister for participating in the discussion, and sharing the Maldives priorities and ideas moving forward.

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