The Maldives delegation actively participated at the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council

  28 September 2018, Geneva, Switzerland; The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its 39th Session today in Geneva. The delegation of the Republic of Maldives delivered 13 statements, and contributed to the negotiations of the of the 23 resolutions and 1 decision adopted during the session. The Session also established the appointment of 3 […]

Provisional Results announced in Presidential Elections

The Elections Commission of Maldives has announced provisional results of the elections to elect the President of the Maldives, for the next five years. Candidate of the Maldivian Democratic Party, Member of Parliament Honourable Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, won the election, having received 134,616 votes. Candidate of the Progressive Party of the Maldives, incumbent President Abdulla […]

PRESIDENT YAMEEN CONCEDES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has, while accepting the provisional results by the Elections Commission, conceded the 2018 Presidential Election to President-Elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. While addressing the nation this afternoon, the President noted that he would continue to serve until the end of the current Presidential term and work to ensure a smooth transition […]

The Presidential Election will be open to international Observers and monitors, says Elections Commission

In a statement released today, the Elections Commission has stated that 38 delegates from 11 International Organisations will act as International Observers at the upcoming Presidential Election to be held on the 23rd of September 2018. This includes representatives from the Elections Commissions of Sri Lanka, The Philippines, Romania, Thailand, Malaysia, Palestine, Hungary, as well as from […]

39th Session of the Human Rights Council begins, Maldives delegation will actively participate at the session

39th Session of the Human Rights Council begins, Maldives delegation will actively participate at the session The 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council commenced today in Geneva, with the Maldives set to engage with the Council and actively participate in its deliberations. During the 39th Session, the Maldives is due to deliver […]

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 […]