AMBASSADOR AL ZAABI AND UN SECRETARY-GENERAL INSPECT ONGOING WORKS TO RENEW HALL 17
UAE statement before the Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Representative in Libya
UAE reiterates support for international efforts to develop effective measures to protect bio-security
UAE Reiterates commitment to continue its cooperation with the UN Refugee Agency and support its noble humanitarian goals.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr. Ban Ki-moon and Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the European headquarters of the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva paid a visit on Tuesday to the hall (17) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The aim of the visit was to inspect the ongoing works to refurbish and renew the hall 17 which is financed by the United Arab Emirates in the context of an integrated project to restore and upgrade the United Nations headquarters in Geneva.
The United Arab Emirates has provided US$ 175.6 million in humanitarian aid to Libya since the onset of the crisis there in 2011, Rima Ibrahim Al Manai, a member of the UAE's Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva said.
The UAE is participating in the meetings of the Preparatory Committee for the 8th Review Conference of the States and Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged US$200,000 to the UN refugee agency for 2017 operations, Obaid Salim Al Zaabi, the Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva, announced at the Geneva pledge conference.