UN fails to break Deadlock in Syria talks

UN fails to break Deadlock in Syria talks

(Geneva) – The UN failed to break a deadlock at Syrian peace negotiations in Geneva, with talks interrupted after the regime railed against Washington instead of dealing with a transition of power. There was also no movement on bringing relief to besieged residents in Syria’s central city of Homs, where UN trucks are waiting for […]

UAE participates in ILO Meeting

UAE participates in ILO Meeting

(Geneva) – The UAE is participating in the 101st session of the International Labour Conference being held in Geneva at ILO’s headquarter. More than 4000 delegates from the ILO’s 185 Member States are to attend the 101st session of the International Labour Conference which will run from 30 May to 15 June. H.E. Saqr Ghobash […]

WTO Makes UAE Trade Recommendations

WTO Makes UAE Trade Recommendations

(Geneva) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plays an important role in the multilateral trading system and has taken bold steps to diversify the economy away from oil and gas, according to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The WTO says that its second Trade Policy Review of the UAE has given it a much better […]

Kofi Annan named U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria‎

Kofi Annan named U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria‎

(Geneva) – Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan has been appointed as the joint United Nations-Arab League envoy on the Syrian crisis. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General of the Arab League announced the appointment ahead of major international conference on Syria in Tunisia’s capital. The announcement said that as the […]

UAE Chairs WorldRadio Communication Conference

WorldRadio Communication Conference

(Geneva) – The United Arab Emirates has been selected as a chair of the WorldRadio communication Conference (WRC-12) being held at Geneva. This is the first time the UAE is chairing the conference since joining in 1972. Over 3000 participants, representing more than 150 out of the Information and Communication Technology’s (ITU’s) 193 Member States […]

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