Statement of BAHRAIN at UNGA73

Saturday, September 29, 2018
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Human Rights
United Nation Theme: 
Goverment Statements

“During the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women, nominations were invited for her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women’s Empowerment. This Award aims to highlight achievements in the field of equal opportunities between men and women.”

“The Kingdom of Bahrain’s ranking among Tier 1 countries in the 2018 US State Department Report on Trafficking in Persons, issued last June makes it the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to achieve this high status.”

“We reaffirm the need for a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis with effective participation and a strong Arab role.”

“The coalition is committed to restoring peace and security to Yemen and assisting the people of Yemen in all areas, most particularly the humanitarian aspects.”

“We need to exert further efforts to reach a just and comprehensive peace that offers the Palestinian people, like all other peoples, the right to a decent life and to an independent sovereign state...and guarantees the return of refugees.”

“We reiterate the Kingdom of Bahrain’s consistent position in support of all efforts towards reconstruction of the state and the unification of the military institution to enable it to protect Libya and confront all forms of terrorism.”

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Statement of BAHRAIN at UNGA73