ABU DHABI: The UAE’s win of a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Safety Council (UNSC) for the interval 2022-2023 on Friday signifies the distinguished standing the nation boasts on the regional and worldwide scene.
Practically 35 years after serving on the Safety Council in 1986-1987 for the primary time, the UAE is now taking up this accountability at a time the world is experiencing unprecedented challenges.
“Following the identical steps and rules on which it was based, the UAE will pursue its efforts to take care of worldwide peace and safety in cooperation with the members of the council,” affirmed H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Overseas Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation, when the UAE introduced its candidacy for this two-year seat final yr.
The size of the accountability is nice, and the challenges are extra advanced and pressing. From problems with peace, sustainability, local weather change, extremism and terrorism to an unprecedented pandemic that shattered all data.
Nonetheless, the UAE has the experience and aware understanding to assist discover extra sustainable options to many of those points that concern the world, based mostly on an excellent legacy and shut relations with all international locations and worldwide organisations.
The slogan “Stronger with our Union” mirrored the depth of understanding of the significance of world cooperation and interdependence to construct up resilience and improve worldwide peace and safety.
Throughout its membership within the UNSC, the UAE has quite a bit to current, foremost amongst which is its expertise in institutionalising gender equality, fostering tolerance and countering terrorism and extremism, addressing local weather change points, prioritising humanitarian reduction, tackling world well being pandemics, and harnessing the potential of innovation for peace.
The UAE’s coverage, which is impressed by and based mostly on cooperation, dialogue, diplomacy and tolerance, can have a powerful presence throughout this two-year time period. The UAE will share its expertise with different council members to assist preserve peace and safety from conventional safety threats, in addition to from these posed by urgent world challenges akin to local weather change.
Strengthening the multilateral method, working with all member states, constructing resilience, stimulating innovation, and securing peace for generations to come back are the priorities of the UNSC, which is identical method that the UAE believes in and can spare no effort to advertise throughout its time period within the council, in pursuance of the method established by the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The UAE will switch its expertise as a average pressure to the Council, a pressure that works to advertise tolerance, assist convey average voices, and promote cultural variety.
The 15-nation council has 10 seats for short-term members however is dominated by its 5, veto-wielding everlasting members: Russia, China, the USA, Britain and France.