Monday 27-02-2023 14:20 pm
GENEVA, 27th February, 2023 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates is participating in the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council, which begins today and will run until 4 April. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jaman, head of the UAE delegation, the UAE’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, will deliver the statement at a meeting attended by heads of government and ministers.
In the statement, Al-Jarman will highlight the UAE’s key achievements and the country’s prominent role in global human rights.
Jarman will hold talks with heads of delegations from various countries to exchange views on common issues. The UAE will also participate in a panel discussion organized during the meeting and will issue a statement highlighting the country’s efforts to promote human rights, including the rights of children and people of determination, religious freedom and environmental protection.
Prior to his participation, Al-Jarman said that over the years, the UAE has enacted a series of laws and regulations that stipulate the fundamental rights of fair treatment of all citizens and residents, especially women, children, workers and people of determination, as the UAE stated in the Constitution.
He also noted that the UAE is a party to many international human rights conventions and is committed to working closely with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to strengthen and protect human rights globally.
The UAE Permanent Mission in Geneva, in collaboration with the Office of the UAE Special Envoy on Climate Change, will host the COP28 UAE Briefing in Dubai in November.
Additionally, Al-Jarman will host an art exhibition on environmental diversity in the UAE at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva. Delegations and United Nations officials will attend the event.
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