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Lana Nusseibeh

UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Origin: UAE

Residence: UAE

Sector: Diplomacy

Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh has served as the UAE’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) since September 2013. In addition to her existing role, in December 2021, a federal decree established her as the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs.

Ambassador Nusseibeh, who studied at Cambridge and School of Oriental and Asian Studies, has carried out her duties of public service with diligence. She is recognised for her commitment to peaceful dialogue and building strong ties with the international diplomatic community.  In 2017,  she was awarded the UAE Prime Minister’s Government Excellence Award. She also led the UAE’s efforts, working closely with UN Women, to launch the Arab Women Military and Peacekeeping Programme in the UAE in 2019.


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