Press Release – “ Myanmar authorities should fully cooperate with the Fact Finding Mission and immediately cease all atrocities against Rohingya Muslims”

Ambassador Hala Hameed, Maldives Permanent Representative in Geneva, called on Myanmar authorities to fully cooperate with the UN Fact Finding Mission and to also cooperate with all relevant UN Agencies and stakeholders to provide humanitarian assistance to the suffering population of Rohingya. The Ambassador made these remarks in her Statement to the 36th Session of […]

Maldives delegation attends Organizational Meeting in preparation for 36th Session of Human Rights Council

The Maldives delegation attended the Organizational Meeting in preparation for the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council. The President of the Human Rights Council Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli presented the Programme of Work for adoption and delegations presented a brief of draft resolutions that will be introduced during the session. This session of the Human Rights […]

The Government Prioritizes Meeting Our International Human Rights Commitments

17 August 2017, Malé – Her Excellency Dr Hala Hameed, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations at Geneva, spoke at the PSM News channel’s television show “Raajje Miadhu” (Maldives Today) on the Maldives’ engagements on human rights issues in the international arena. While the Maldives […]

35th Session of Human Rights Council concludes

The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its 35th Session on 23rd June 2017. Thematic issues across the Human Rights Spectrum was discussed and 47 State Members passed 36 resolutions, delivered 1 Presidential Statement, filled out 4 positions of Special Procedures and mandate holders and adopted its report during this session held from 6th to […]