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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.
GENEVA: The UAE is committed to creating an effective working environment for the United Nations (UN) in recognition of the organisation's role in serving the international community and helping it achieve its noble goals, Dr. Maytha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, said at the opening of Hall 17 (Emirates Hall) at the United Nations Palace in Geneva, which was renovated by the UAE.
The United Arab Emirates has welcomed the marked progress made by the Human Rights Council (HRC) in record time, especially by the Universal Periodic Review and its 55 Special Procedures.
The Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva, Ambassador Obaid Salim Al Zaabi, has welcomed a high-level discussion on the promotion and protection of the right to development as an opportunity to review the progress of relevant work.