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.
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 00:00
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of the Maldives responds to Amnesty International's statement by disclosing the full measure of the efforts taken to ensure the protection of Human Rights in the Maldives and specifically the case they refered to.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 00:00
Maldives signs diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso in an effort to promote greater friendly relations and ties with friendly African nations.
Friday, 16 December 2011 00:00
16 December 2011, New York; The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations, H. E. Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed, participated in a panel discussion hosted by the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration to launch the latest report from the Foresight Programme on migration and global environmental change.
Monday, 05 December 2011 00:00
Monday, 5 December 2011 New York; Maldives-led resolution on the “Review of United Nations support for small island developing States” was adopted today by consensus at the resumed session of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the UN, with the support of over 40 co-sponsors.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 00:00
22 November 2011, New York; The Maldives was one of over 50 co-sponsors of a United Nations’ resolution passed in the Third Committee of the General Assembly in New York calling on Syria to immediately end all violence and human rights abuses against its own people. The resolution was adopted with 122 countries supporting it from all regions of the world, while only 13 countries opposed.
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