Embassy Activities

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Meets with US President Donald Trump

May 15, 2017

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Meets with US President Donald Trump

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Reviews Defense Cooperation with Secretary Mattis

New Podcast by UAE Embassy Underscores Importance of International Cooperation to Combat COVID-19 in First Episode

May 27, 2020

Inaugural episode features a timely discussion on COVID-19 between the CEOs of the Cleveland Clinic Dr. Tom Mihaljevic and Children’s National Hospital Dr. Kurt Newman

Available on all major podcasting platforms, Podbridge features conversations that connect leaders from the US, UAE and Middle East on topics of shared interest and common values

Religious Leaders Call for Unity During UAE Embassy’s Virtual Interfaith Discussion

May 13, 2020

Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Noura Al Kaabi and Permanent Representative to the UN Lana Nusseibeh Join with UAE and US Faith Leaders

The Gathering Honors Ramadan Traditions and Interfaith Unity Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

UAE Embassy National Day Celebration Highlights a Legacy of Inclusion and Unity

December 3, 2019

UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba Honors the UAE’s Longstanding Tradition of Tolerance, Inclusion, and Peaceful Coexistence

UAE Minister of State Discusses Cultural Diplomacy in Washington, DC

August 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2019 – United Arab Emirates Minister of State Zaki Nusseibeh visited Washington, DC this week to lead and participate in a number of discussions on the history of cultural diplomacy in the United Arab Emirates and how soft power is and can continue to be a beneficial tool in bridging understanding and creating long-lasting global partnerships.

UAE Embassy and National Geographic Host Washington, DC Premier of Film Celebrating Historic Visit of Pope Francis to Abu Dhabi

July 16, 2019

“The Peace Visit” Documentary Film Highlights the UAE’s Religious Diversity and Commitment to Interfaith Cooperation and Coexistence

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and Meridian International Center Host Salon Lunch and Panel Discussion on Culinary Diplomacy

February 25, 2019

Meridian Center International and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates hosted a salon lunch discussion on culinary diplomacy. Cultural influencers and food aficionados from across D.C. came together to learn about the history of the cuisine of Abu Dhabi, which has influenced chefs, writers, educators, and diplomats throughout the region. 
 

United Arab Emirates’ $6.5 million gift will aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston area

January 7, 2019

- Recipients include Avenue CDC, Flores Neighborhood Library, the City of Houston’s Homeless Navigation Center and The Houston Health Department -

7 January 2019 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Consul General in Houston, Saeed Al Mehairi, and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced today that the UAE is granting $6.5 million to the Greater Houston Community Foundation to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts through homelessness relief, community revitalization, library services and public health expansion in the Houston area.

UAE Embassy National Day Celebration Recognizes Determined Athletes Who Will Compete In Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi

December 3, 2018

UAE Ambassador to United States Yousef Al Otaiba Honors Sheikh Zayed’s Vision 

to Create an Inclusive and Open Society