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"A Vote for the Maldives is a Vote for Hope" Minister Asim

25 January 2018, New York Maldives Foreign Minister Dr Mohamed Asim has said that "a vote for the Maldives is a vote for hope". Speaking at a reception titled "Maldivian Night", Minister Asim highlighted that the development story of Maldives is not only a testament to the work of Maldivians,…

The Security Council should focus on a more holistic approach to conflict resolution, Minister Asim

25 January 2018, New York Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs asked the Security Council to focus on a more holistic approach to conflict resolution. Speaking at the United Nations Quarterly Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine, Minister Asim presented his views on the…

The Security Council should focus on a more holistic approach to conflict resolution, Minister Asim The Security Council should focus on a more holistic approach to conflict resolution, Minister Asim

General Assembly to adopt Resolution on Status of Jerusalem

21 December 2017, New York, The General Assembly will consider, and likely will adopt, a Resolution on the Status of Jerusalem at the Tenth Emergency Special Session of the General Assembly to be convened today. The Emergency Special Session is convened following the Security Council's inability to adopt the Resolution…

"When elected to the Security Council, the Maldives will build a reservoir of hope, of trust, of credibility": says Maldives Ambassador at the UN General Assembly

- "We may be small, but we do have the strength in our shoulders, grit in our bones, to carry the lofty ideals and aspirations that define this organisation" New York, 7 November 2017: The Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations Ambassador Ali Naseer Mohamed said that…

The Maldives emphasizes on the need to be objective and accurate in compiling UN Reports

New York: 8 October 2017: The Government of Maldives takes note of the Report of the Secretary-General issued on 6 October 2017 entitled "Children in Armed Conflict". In the Report, the Secretary General notes the substantive progress that the Coalition has made in their efforts to protect the lives, rights, and…

Maldives reiterates its commitment to fight terrorism

3 October 2017, New York Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the UN, Ambassador Ali Naseer Mohamed today underscored that the act of terrorism should have no place in the civilized world. He particularly condemned, all acts of terrorism, committed in the name of Islam. Ambassador Mohamed made the remarks…

Maldives reiterates its commitment to fight terrorism Maldives reiterates its commitment to fight terrorism

"Inclusivity is the cornerstone of my Government's social development policies"- Permanent Representative at the UNGA Third Committee

3 October 2017, New York The Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed briefed on the efforts of the Government of Maldives to improve the lives of women, children, youth, poor, the elderly and persons with disabilities, during the Third Committee debate on the issue…

Maldives underlines importance of partnerships, investment, innovation and resilience building at the General Debate of the Second Committee

3 October 2017, New York The Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed today highlighted economic progress of the Maldives and noted key areas in which the UN can play an important role in the economic development of countries. While nothing the significant contribution of…

Maldives underlines importance of partnerships, investment, innovation and resilience building at the General Debate of the Second Committee Maldives underlines importance of partnerships, investment, innovation and resilience building at the General Debate of the Second Committee

Maldives highlights its pledges made on strengthening the rule of law at national and international level

Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00

IAminath Abdullah Didi - Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maldives - IOCDn a statement delivered to the Sixth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, the Maldives highlighted its efforts to strengthen rule of law at national and international level.  

The statement focused on the pledges submitted by the Maldives to the United Nations Secretary General in September this year on its efforts to strengthen the rule of law. Among these include Maldives’ commitment to accede and ratify important international instruments such as the core conventions of the International Labour Organisation, as well as those conventions targeting crime, forced disappearance of persons, and the rights of migrant workers within the next two years.

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Maldives to Increase Efforts in Combating Drug Trafficking, Organised Crime and Smuggling of Migrants

Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00

JavedThe Maldives today delivered a statement to the Third Committee of the General Assembly, highlighting its efforts to counter the illicit trafficking of drugs in the country, and to combat crime by strengthening the criminal justice system and crime prevention mechanisms.

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Maldives Reiterates its Call for a Comprehensive Convention on Terrorism

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 00:00

Condemning all terrorism Jeff Waheed (Salim Waheed) @ United Nations General AssemblyThe Republic of the Maldives reiterated its call for a single comprehensive convention to eliminate the scourge of global terrorism. Speaking in the legal committee of the United Nations’ General Assembly, First Secretary Salim Waheed elaborated on the Maldives’ commitment to existing conventions, but espoused the need for greater global action.

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Maldives Appeals on Larger States to Commit More on Clean and Renewable Energy

Monday, 08 October 2012 00:00

Hassan Hussain Shihab at hte United NationsThe Maldives has today appealed to the larger states with more resources to commit themselves towards more programmes for utilising clean and renewable energy in order to reduce the world’s carbon footprint. This appeal was made by the Maldives delegate to the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Hassan Hussain Shihab.

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Former President Nasheed Brought into Custody Under Court Order

Monday, 08 October 2012 00:00

Nasheed smiling as he is taken into custodyMaldives Police Service took former President Mohamed Nasheed into custody today in Gaaf Dhaal Atoll Faresmaathoda, after the Hulhumale Magistrate Court issued an order to the Police to bring him in.

The Hulhumale Magistrate Court ordered the Maldives Police Service yesterday to produce former President Mohamed Nasheed in court, to face charges over his use of the military to arrest and detain the Chief Judge of the Criminal Court, Abdulla Mohamed. Though former President Nasheed insisted the detention was due to the Judge's own corruption, the action came a day after this Judge had released two prisoners of conscience arrested by Nasheed.

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