WAM NEW YORK: Cooperation on UN-spsonsored development programmes in the UAE and exchange of expertise on development between the UAE and the United Nations were discussed by Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations Affairs Dr. Saeed Mohammad Al Shamsi and United Nations Under-Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator, Rebeca Grynspan.
The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 67th United Nations General Assembly in New York. Grynspan hailed the process of human development and empowerment of women in the UAE and the region.
For his part, Al-Shamsi expressed appreciation of the UNDP’s role in the process of development in the UAE, describing the Arab Human Development Report as a landmark for dialogue and a catalyst for comprehensive development in concerned coutnries. “Bilateral and multi-lateral cooperation has only become mature through the United Nations,” he said.