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

The Abraham Accords: Impact on Regional Diplomacy

November 3, 2021
Yousef Al Otaiba joined former Ambassador Marc Siever to discuss the Abraham Accords at the Atlantic Council’s recent conference on security.

Introducing 50 Years | 50 Faces

October 29, 2021
In honor of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba introduced the UAE Embassy’s new campaign, “50 Years | 50 Faces.”

50 Years | 50 Faces: Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba

October 29, 2021
As part of the 50 Years | 50 Faces Campaign, Yousef Al Otaiba visited Georgetown University in Washington, DC to reflect on his lifelong journey leading up to becoming UAE Ambassador to the US.

The Wilson Center: Ambassador Al Otaiba discusses Abraham Accords’ two-state solution

September 14, 2021
The Wilson Center spotlights Ambassador Al Otaiba’s personal perspective on the Abraham Accords’ two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

UAE Embassy Presents “The Abraham Accords: A Warm Peace Transforming the Middle East”

September 13, 2021
One year after the White House signing of the Abraham Accords, the UAE Embassy reflects on the significant progress made thus far on behalf of the UAE and Israel.

The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy & Johns Hopkins SAIS Partnership

July 19, 2021
Dr. Anwar Gargash was joined by Ambassador Al Otaiba, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, and Johns Hopkins leaders to celebrate the new partnership between the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and the UAE’s Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA).

A New Middle East - The Tallberg Foundation

June 10, 2021
The Tallberg Foundation hosted the Ambassador on its “New Thinking for a New World’ podcast to discuss US engagement in the Middle East and the new era of peace and prosperity in the Arab World.

The National News Interview

June 6, 2021
The National News Editor-In-Chief, Mina Al-Oraibi, interviewed Ambassador Al Otaiba on his notable op-ed, “Annexation Will Be a Serious Setback for Better Relations with the Arab World,” and the future of UAE-Israel normalization.

Yousef Al Otaiba Closes Ramadan Reflections Series

May 20, 2021
In the final episode of Ramadan Reflections, Yousef Al Otaiba spotlighted the festival of Eid al-Fitr and reflected on how the video series embodied the UAE’s values of religious tolerance, inclusion and mutual respect.