Videos

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

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.

Ambassador Al Otaiba Reflects on 2022

January 10, 2023
From progressing climate action to further fostering ties between the US and UAE, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba reflects on the advancements made by the UAE over the past year.

Celebrating National Day 2022 with Yousef Al Otaiba

December 2, 2022
National Day 2022 celebrates the UAE’s growth in the 51 years since the unification of the seven emirates. Al Otaiba remarks on the country’s growth and the positive changes the UAE has contributed around the world.

Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of the Abraham Accord Agreement

September 15, 2022
Ambassador Al Otaiba and other leaders reflect upon the second anniversary of this historical agreement and how it set the tone for a new, transformative era of peace and prosperity.

Ambassador Al Otaiba Welcome Message for Folklife Festival 2022

June 14, 2022
Ambassador Al Otaiba welcomes the 2022 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, featuring the UAE’s unique multi-cultural landscape, heritage and history for the first–time ever.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Joined US Senator Mitt Romney for Tour of LDS Temple

June 13, 2022
Emirati Ambassador Al Otaiba and US Senator Mitt Romney tour the newly renovated LDS temple in Washington, DC as the UAE prepares for construction of its first-ever Mormon temple in Dubai.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba & UAE Embassy Celebrate Crotona Park Soccer Field

May 20, 2022
With the support of the UAE Embassy, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba teamed up with several partners including Congressman Ritchie Torres to restore the Crotona Park Soccer Field in the Bronx.