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 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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
H.E. Aliyar Lebbe Abdul Azeez, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to UNOG, pays a courtesy visit to Ambassador Dr Hala Hameed to discuss bilateral cooperation between Maldives and Sri Lanka.
Ambassador Shameem Ahsan calls on Ambassador Hala Hameed to discuss issues of mutual cooperation with the Maldives. Touching on international human rights, as well as issues of international peace and security, both Ambassadors reaffirmed their future coordination.
Ambassador Dr Hala Hameed pays a visit to Ambassador Khan of Fiji. At this meeting, continued collaboration between Maldives and Fiji at the Human Rights Council was discussed as well as to strengthen relations between Maldives and Fiji through mutual support.