x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Envoy to UN rights body highlights global crisis

The UAE's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva says worst repercussion of the financial crisis is the "destabilisation of confidence in the international financial system..."

The worst repercussion of the financial crisis is the "destabilisation of confidence in the international financial system and the consequent violations of economic, social and cultural rights of peoples all around the world", the UAE's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva, Obaid Salem al Zaabi, said in a speech yesterday. Mr al Zaabi was speaking before the third session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, which runs until March 26. The state news agency, WAM, reported that his speech focused on the effect of the global financial crisis on human rights worldwide.

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