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, 12 October 2011 00:00
12 October 2011 – New York. In a statement delivered at the Third Committee of the United Nations, Maldives appealed to the Member States of the United Nations to give meaning to the resolutions that would be adopted, in order for it to be of benefit to women all over the world.
Tuesday, 04 October 2011 00:004 October 2011, New York; The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives H. E. Mr. Aslam Mohamed Shakir, currently in New York to attend the 66th UNGA Session, delivered a statement today at the General Debate of the Second Committee. The Second Committee of the UN focuses on issues of economic growth and development, financing for development, globalization and interdependence and sustainable development.
Thursday, 22 September 2011 08:43
21st September 2011, New York City; The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Naseem has signed the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on behalf of the Republic of Maldives during a Treaty Event this afternoon.
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 00:00
21 September 2011, New York City; H.E. Mr. Ahmed Naseem, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives has met with a high-level delegation of the Russian Federation during a bilateral meeting, amongst them H.E. Mr. Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Naseem, Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended a high-level conference on Lybia on 20 September. In a statement, submitted to the chairman of said conference, the Maldives cordially welcomed Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) to join the international community. Previously during the 66th session of the UN General Assembly on Thursday, 15 September, the representatives had voted with great majority to recognize the NTC as the legitimate representative body of the Libyan people. More than 50 heads of states were present, amongst them U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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