His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations has said that “a renewed global partnership, a more action-oriented update of MDG8 is an imperative”, for the success of Sustainable Development Goals. He was commenting on the document containing preliminary focus areas for the SDGs at the…
The Maldives says that the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States presents a pivotal moment for global partnership to build resilience and improve the life of the peoples of SIDS. The statement was delivered by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United…
“Gender parity must be a part of broader context of holistic and sustainable development rather than purely a means to advancement”, says the Maldives. The statement was made by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations while speaking at the 8th Session of the…
H.E. Ambassador Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives, alongside President Remengesau of Palau and other Small Island State Representatives, highlighted the importance of Oceans in a statement at the side event : "Healthy Oceans and Seas: a Way Forward". The enthusiastically attended and highly visible event was co-hosted…
Maldives urges the need for a stand-alone Goal on Oceans in the Sustainable Development Goals. The support for an Oceans SDG was conveyed by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of Maldives during his statement at the 8th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals. Ambassador…
Women empowerment and gender equality are priority areas for the Maldives and will continue as flagship issues for the Maldives in all areas of its work, says the Maldives. The statement was made by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations while speaking at…
Sustainability, Climate Change and Development are inherently intertwined and cannot be viewed in isolation of each other, says Maldives. The statement was made by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations while speaking at the 7th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable…
The People’s Majlis (Parliament) passed an Anti Human Trafficking Bill today, making trafficking in persons a criminal offence in the Republic of Maldives. The enactment of measures enshrined in the bill ensures added protection for the victims of trafficking. Once the bill is enacted, perpetrators who are convicted of trafficking…
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00
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 item on Sustainable Development.
Monday, 05 November 2012 00:00
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.
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 00:00
The Republic of the Maldives has called for the revamping ofthe Smooth Transition Process for the graduation of countries from Least Developed Country statuswhile drawing attention to the vulnerabilities of island nations. Speaking in the Second Committeeof the General Assembly of the United Nations today, Ambassador Ahmed Sareer stated thatthough “Maldives had success in pioneering new measures to mitigate the effects of graduation ... thequestion of whether those efforts were enough has not been answered in the positive.”
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.
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