Embassy Activities

  • UAE Embassy Announces New Community Soccer Field for Brooklyn Elementary School

    United Arab Emirates Embassy announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art soccer field at PS24 in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, as part of the UAE’s ongoing commitment to help restore communities in New York and New Jersey that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  New York City Football Club (NYCFC) and its foundation, City in the Community, will provide ongoing, complimentary after-school soccer programming and coaching for children at the school once the field is complete.

    For more information, please see the embassy press release....

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  • UAE Welcomes President Obama’s “Ironclad” Commitment to the GCC

    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, and Gulf Cooperation Council leaders met with US President Barack Obama at Camp David to discuss regional developments and reaffirm the strong GCC-US partnership. The UAE delegation welcomed the President’s “ironclad” commitment to defend GCC nations from external threats, and looks forward to continuing its close cooperation with the US on regional security issues. Read more here....

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  • His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Meets with US Congressional Leaders

    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, met today with US Congressional leaders and senior Obama Administration officials, concluding his two-day visit to Washington. More Here.

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  • Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Meets with US President Barack Obama

    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, met with US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House today to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues.  More Here

    Statement from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the White House meeting is available here.

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  • His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Meet with President Barack Obama

    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will meet with US President Barack Obama next Monday, April 20th, at the White House to discuss regional security and bilateral issues.  More here.

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  • Media section visits Beech Tree Elementary School

    A team from the UAE Embassy's media section visited Beech Tree Elementary School on November 24th, 2009. The visit is part of the “Kids Informative Program” designed to introduce elementary school students in Fairfax County, Virginia to the UAE. The program uses the work of UAE Cartoonist “Freej” as an entertaining and informative tool to educate students about UAE culture. Head of the Media Section, Bader Bin Saeed, also answered questions from the students. The program will later be expanded to cover more elementary schools in Fairfax County.  Two hundred and twenty five students, the head of the Arabic section at the school, eight teachers...

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  • UAE Embassy hosts students from National Defense University

    April 20, 2011 - UAE Embassy, Washington, DC – The Political Department held a briefing for interns from the National Defense University. The interns, representing universities from across the US, including the NDU’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, received an overview on the history of the UAE in addition to an open discussion with embassy representatives. Topics discussed among the group were regional stability in the Gulf region, the UAE’s role in the global economy, and the UAE’s bilateral relationship with the US.

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  • Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Returns to Camp David

    HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with President Bush at Camp David on November 16, 2008 to discuss regional security and global economic issues. HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed was previously a guest of President Bush at Camp David in June 2008.

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  • UAE Embassy sponsors fifth annual Healthy Kidney 10K

    The UAE Embassy sponsored the Healthy Kidney 10K, benefiting the National Kidney Foundation. Officials from the Embassy, the UAE Mission to the UN, and the UAE Armed Forces Officers’ Club joined runners in New York City’s Central Park.

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  • Embassy hosts foreign policy bloggers

    On September 29th, senior diplomats welcomed a group of foreign policy bloggers to the Embassy for a presentation on the history and growth of the United Arab Emirates. The bloggers, in Washington as part of an educational program organized by the Middle East Institute, engaged with their hosts in an informal discussion of UAE policy and other matters of mutual interest.

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