Women Empowerment
2018 Apr 18 Wed, 10:11:42 am

UAE calls for global efforts to combat impunity for sexual violence during conflict

NEW YORK, 18th April, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE has urged the international community to intensify efforts to combat impunity for sexual violence during conflict and reaffirmed its commitment to the UN’s ongoing efforts in addressing these heinous crimes. Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, spoke at the Security Council’s Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, focusing her remarks on prevention through empowerment and gender equality. Ambassador Nusseibeh confirmed that the UAE stands with the UN Secretary-General’s...