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ICT has had a dramatic impact on governance and policy making in the Maldives

The pervasion of information and communications technology across the Maldivian society has had a dramatic impact on governance and policy making in the country, says His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations.  Mobile subscriptions in the Maldives stand at a staggering total of…

ICT has had a dramatic impact on governance and policy making in the Maldives ICT has had a dramatic impact on governance and policy making in the Maldives

Maldives reiterates its commitment towards achieving social justice, equity and dignity for all through closer international partnerships

Maldives has reaffirmed its commitment "towards achieving social justice, equity and dignity for all, leading to a compassionate society” through closer partnerships with the global community. This was emphasized by Her Excellency Dr Aishath Shiham, Minister for Education of the Republic of Maldives, at the 47th Session of the Commission…

Maldives reiterates its commitment towards achieving social justice, equity and dignity for all through closer international partnerships Maldives reiterates its commitment towards achieving social justice, equity and dignity for all through closer international partnerships

Maldives accords zero tolerance towards violence against women.

His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations addressed the situation of women and girls at the Commission on the Status of Women, during the general discussion of its 58th Session. During the discussion, Ambassador Sareer said that the Maldives has set forth two…

A renewed global partnership is an imperative if SDGs were to be successful, says Maldives

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…

A renewed global partnership is an imperative if SDGs were to be successful, says Maldives A renewed global partnership is an imperative if SDGs were to be successful, says Maldives

Climate Change the biggest threat, Oceans biggest potential for Maldives and other SIDS

.. During a roundtable discussion at the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development's New York Office, H.E. Ambassador Ahmed Sareer, the Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations, highlighted the importance of the topics of Oceans and marine resources for Sustainable Development of Maldives and other Small Island Developing…

SIDS Conference, a pivotal moment for global partnership to build resilience, says Maldives.

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 holistic in its approach towards sustainable development, says Maldives.

“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…

A Post-2015 Agenda that does not reflect a central role for Oceans would be meaningless for the Maldives

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…

A Post-2015 Agenda that does not reflect a central role for Oceans would be meaningless for the Maldives A Post-2015 Agenda that does not reflect a central role for Oceans would be meaningless for the Maldives

Maldives Reiterates Its Support To The Palestinian Sovereignty Over Their Own Territory and Resources

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.

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Maldives Pushes Revamping of the Smooth Transition Process for LDC Graduation

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 00:00


Maldives Leadership on implementing Smooth Transition for Least Developed CountriesThe 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.”

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Maldives Reiterates its Call for an Independent Palestinian State and the Cessation of Bloodshed in Syria

Monday, 15 October 2012 00:00

Ambassador Ahmed Sareer at United Nations Security Council 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.

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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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