Watch recent videos of His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States of America (USA).

Ambassador Al Otaiba Discusses Emirati–Israeli Relationship Since Abraham Accords Signing

July 3, 2023

Yousef Al Otaiba partners with a panel of American and Israeli leaders to discuss the lasting impact of the Abraham Accords and the successes that have come from the agreement thus far.

Yousef Al Otaiba Discusses UAE–ADL Partnership

June 28, 2023
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba was featured on MSNBC’s Morning Joe television show alongside Anti-Defamation League (ADL) chief executive Johnathan Greenblatt to speak on the 20-year-old partnership between the UAE and ADL and how this collaboration promotes coexistence.

Yousef Al Otaiba Kicks Off Shabbat Service Following Abraham Accords Signing

June 15, 2023

Amb. Yousef Al Otaiba kicked off the first Shabbat Service of 2020, greeting the Jewish Council of the Emirates and remarking on the opportunities for religious inclusion after the signing of the Abraham Accords.

UAE Assists US Coral Reef Restoration Program in Florida

May 25, 2023
In alignment with the UAE’s mission to protect and preserve vital ecosystems around the world, the UAE bestowed a $3.5 million grant to Mission: Iconic Reefs to support coral reef restoration efforts in the Florida Keys.

Highlights from the UAE Embassy’s Ramadan Gathering and Interfaith Discussion

May 9, 2023

In 2020, Yousef Al Otaiba, Emirati Ambassador to the US, led the UAE Embassy’s annual interfaith Iftar, which gave leaders and officials the opportunity to engage in dialogue on religious inclusion.

Yousef Al Otaiba Highlights the UAE-US Bilateral Relationship

April 19, 2023

Emirati Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba discusses the strategic partnership between the UAE and the US, and how collaboration has led to progress and success for both countries.

Emirates Mars Mission Marks Milestone in UAE’s International Collaboration Efforts

April 13, 2023
The launch of the UAE’s Hope Mission to Mars highlighted both the country’s progress in advancing space exploration and its commitment to growing international collaboration efforts, particularly with the US.

Yousef Al Otaiba Opens Virtual Ramadan Celebration

March 20, 2023
Ambassador Al Otaiba opened the UAE Embassy’s virtual Ramadan celebrations in 2020 with a welcome message focused on hope and connection during times of uncertainty.

Yousef Al Otaiba on Advancing Youth STEM Through FIRST Robotics

March 13, 2023

Ambassador Al Otaiba imparts encouragement for students participating in the annual FIRST Global Challenge, which gives teams from around the world the opportunity to participate in the organization’s annual robotics competition, build their STEM skills and overcome cultural and language barriers to persevere through the challenge set forth.