Embassy Activities

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

UAE Embassy Increases Cooperation with Children’s National Medical Center

November 17, 2018

Agreement Ensures Service and Support for Emirati Patients at Children’s National

November 7, 2018 (WASHINGTON, DC) – UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba and Children’s National Health Medical Center and CEO Dr. Kurt Newman today signed a Medical Services Agreement between the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and Children’s National. The agreement will ensure access to care and logistical support for designated Emirati patients at Children’s National, one of the top children’s hospitals in the US.


November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba’s statement on Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

October 27, 2018

October 27, 2018

Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States, statement regarding mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

City of Jacksonville to Distribute $2.775 Million Gift from United Arab Emirates for Hurricane Irma Relief Project

October 15, 2018

- Local gift part of $10 million UAE pledge to help statewide recovery efforts

- Gift recipients include Duval County Public Schools, Ken Knight Drive Neighborhood, Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville, the I.M. Sulzbacher Center, and Charles Reese Park


Special Olympics Athletes Preparing for World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Get a Taste of Emirati Hospitality

September 21, 2018

Over 300 Special Olympics USA athletes, coaches and volunteers hosted by UAE Embassy officials and students as they prepare for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

UAE Embassy in Washington, DC Supports 2018 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

September 10, 2018

Race benefits breast cancer awareness, screenings and research

Washington, DC (September 8, 2018) – UAE Embassy diplomats, staff and friends today participated in the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure,” an annual race in Washington, DC that brings together thousands of runners and walkers to benefit the fight against breast cancer. 

Emirati Women's Day Message -Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba

August 28, 2018

As we celebrate Emirati Women’s Day, we honor the achievements and contributions women have made in the UAE. 

Emirati women have helped shape the UAE into one of the most forward thinking and innovative nations in the world.

Collier County Organizations to Share $2.7 Million Gift from United Arab Emirates for Hurricane Irma Relief Projects

August 9, 2018

- Local gift part of $10 million UAE pledge to help statewide recovery efforts -

- Recipients include United Way of Collier County, Collier County Public Schools,

and Grace Place for Children and Families -

UAE Delegation Attends US State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

July 27, 2018

Delegation Highlights UAE Commitment to Tolerance and Coexistence

Washington, DC (27 July 2018) – A senior delegation of government and faith leaders from the United Arab Emirates attended the US State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom (July 25-26). At the Ministerial, the group reaffirmed the UAE’s commitment to promoting peace, tolerance and coexistence within the UAE and across the broader Middle East region.