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Her Excellency Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi was elected as President and Speaker of the UAE Federal National Council (FNC), becoming the first woman in the region to lead a national assembly.
Dr. Al Qubaisi’s election highlights the important leadership role that women play in Emirati society.
Watch these videos to learn more about just a few of the thousands of women who are working hard to create a better UAE, a better Middle East and a better world....
At an event hosted by the US-UAE Business Council and the Aerospace Industries Association at the 2015 Dubai Air Show, UAE Minister of Economy His Excellency Sultan Al Mansoori discussed the strength of the bilateral economic relationship, noting that "the UAE-US trade story is a fantastic success story for both of our countries."
In his remarks, the Minister highlighted that the UAE has been the largest export market for US goods in the Middle East for the past six years, with bilateral trade reaching $24 billion in 2014. Minister Al Mansoori also emphasized the importance of the UAE-US...
UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Image Nation Abu Dhabi, hosted an event to highlight the successes and most pressing challenges in the global fight to eradicate polio.
Dr. Jay Wenger, Director of the polio program at the Gates Foundation, and Dr. Elias Durry, Senior Emergency Advisory on Polio for the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean Region, discussed the importance of sustaining momentum to achieve eradication including delivering vaccines to children in communities that are difficult for health workers to access. The event also featured clips from Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s...
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash, and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel announced the launch of the Sawab Center, an online engagement and messaging operation that will support the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. Based in Abu Dhabi, the Center is a joint collaboration between the UAE and US to counter the online messaging, propaganda and recruitment by the terrorist organization known as Daesh (ISIL). Additional information from The National.
For more information on the UAE’s commitment to confronting and eradicating extremism and terrorism in all forms, please...
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....
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....
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.
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.
View this infographic for more on the UAE-US bilateral relationship...
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.
On March 17th, 2010, the UAE Embassy Media section hosted officials and members of the National Newspaper Association (NNA) to honor the start of the organization’s 49th Annual Government Affairs Conference. The conference brought together editors and reporters of local newspapers from across the United States. Omar Al Shamsi, Deputy Chief of Mission of the embassy addressed the group, stating, “The UAE and the National Newspaper Association share the same understanding in the value of news and its ability to inform, educate and entertain people.” Other speakers included, Bader bin Saeed, Head of UAE Embassy Media Section, Ambassador Dr. Sam...