The Maldives Delegation Actively Participated at the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

6 July 2018, Geneva, Switzerland: The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its 38th Session today in Geneva. The delegation of the Republic of Maldives delivered 15 formal statements and 1 joint statement on behalf of 33 countries and actively participated in the negotiations of 22 resolutions, adopted during the concluding session of the Council. The […]

The Maldives delegation sets for active engagement as the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council begins

The 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council commenced in Geneva, this morning. The session will continue for three weeks, and will end on 6th of July 2018. Similar to previous sessions, the Maldives delegation will actively engage in this session. The Maldives will contribute to panel discussions and interactive dialogues as well […]

Ambassador Hala attends the UN Women’s Guild’s informal gathering at the residence of Swiss Ambassador His Excellency Mr. Valentin Zellweger and Mrs. Zellweger

Ambassador Hala Hameed attended the informal gathering by the UN Women’s Guild  in Geneva held at the residence of Swiss Ambassador, His Excellency Mr. Valentin Zellweger and Mrs. Bettina Zellweger. The purpose of the gathering was to thank the Permanent Missions who participated at the 2017 UN Bazaar organized by the UN Women’s Guild in […]

Maldives participates at the 71st World Health Assembly

Maldives delegation actively engaged at 71st World Health Assembly held from 21- 26 May 2018 at the United Nations Office in Geneva. The Maldives delegation to the 71st World Health Assembly was headed by the Ambassador/ Permanent Representative of Maldives to United Nations Office in Geneva, H.E Dr. Hala Hameed. The delegation consisted of officials […]

‘Maldives condemns in the strongest terms, the recent attacks by Israel on unarmed Palestinian civilians and calls the Council to act on this’

PRESS RELEASE  ‘Maldives condemns in the strongest terms, the recent attacks by Israel on unarmed Palestinian civilians and calls the Council to act on this’ 18 May 2018; Maldives supports the Human Rights Council to establish an independent commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations in the context of Israeli military assaults on Palestinian […]

30th Session of Universal Periodic Review begins today

Thirtieth session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) commenced today. In constructive spirit, the Maldives delegation will be engaging and presenting recommendations to the 14 countries that are being reviewed during this cycle of the UPR. The 14 countries to be reviewed in this cycle are Turkmenistan, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Germany, Uzbekistan, Tuvalu, Colombia, Djibouti, […]

Maldives participates at the event to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela

Maldives participated in the event organised by the Office of the High Commissioner and the United Nations Office in Geneva to commemorate life and legacy and celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela. Panelists include,  Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations  who addressed at this event  by video message and Ms. Kate Gilmore, […]