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.
Monday, 15 October 2012 00:00
Maldives has reiterated its call for an independent Palestinian State and the cessation of the ongoing violence in Syria. H.E. Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Ambassador and Chargé d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Maldives made this call while speaking at the United Nations Security Council today.
Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00
In 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.
Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00
The 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.
Tuesday, 09 October 2012 00:00
The 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.
Monday, 08 October 2012 00:00
The 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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