Latest in Tag: UN Highlight
Latest in Tag: UN
COVID-19 pandemic has erased decades of progress towards gender equality, UN says
Egypt’s Shoukry, UN representative discuss ways to achieve political settlement in Libya
Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry says inviting other mediators to negotiations demeans AU efforts
UN convoy was attacked in attempted kidnapping near Kanyamahoro town
Decision reflects recent Egyptian efforts in youth empowerment, says Ambassador Mohamed Idris
Aboul Gheit valued UN envoy’s position in condemning Israeli settlement expansion
Elena Banova praises Egypt’s development initiatives, COVID-19 response
Re-election reflects Egypt’s position as seventh major troop-contributing country in terms of UN peacekeeping operations
Wennesland expressed his aspiration to coordinate with Cairo to advance peace process in region
Five members of Afghan Protection Service accompanying convoy were killed in attack
Egypt has been elected to chair the 15th session of the United Nations (UN) Peacebuilding Commission, succeeding Canada to the role.
Security Council is expected to discuss the humanitarian situation in Tigray under “any other business” in closed-door consultations on Wednesday
Candidates include Parliament Speaker Aguila Saleh and GNA’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha
Egypt remains foremost African recipient of Foreign Direct Investment in 2020, says UNCTAD
A political dialogue, arranged by the United Nations (UN) and involving Libya’s clashing factions, has made progress towards a transitional government to oversee the run-up to December’s elections, the organisation said on Saturday. Participants in the Geneva talks have agreed on a mechanism for choosing the new government, whose formation has been the subject of …
India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway on Monday began to assume responsibilities as non-permanent members of the Security Council.
The United Nations (UN) is looking to bring in monitors to oversee Libya’s fragile ceasefire that was agreed between rival parties in October, and which has been widely flouted over recent weeks. In a letter to Security Council members, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for the “setting up of a monitoring group that would include …
UN Security Council adopted a resolution encouraging member states to engage with committee overseeing sanctions on individuals linked to IS and Al-Qaida.
Francois Bozize, ex-president ousted by a coup in 2013 saw his presidential candidacy invalidated by the Central African Republic Constitutional Court
Central African Republic government accused Francois Bozize, the former head of state whose presidential candidacy was invalidated, of an “attempted coup”
UN Human Rights Office said that they were deeply alarmed by reports of escalating violence in Central African Republic just days ahead of the elections
More than 52,000 refugees have fled Tigray into eastern Sudan over the past six weeks, according to the UN refugee agency.
The United Nations General Assembly, acting without a vote, has adopted a resolution proclaiming 4 February as the International Day of Human Fraternity. The resolution aims to promote interreligious and intercultural dialogue. The Egyptian mission to the United Nations in New York, in cooperation with delegations from the United Arab Emirates and other friendly countries, …
Fighting in Tigray region between TPLF and ENDF left hundreds of people dead, thousands displaced and millions in urgent need of humanitarian assistance
In early December, the acting UN Envoy to Libya said about 20,000 foreign, mercenary forces were still in Libya
“We are also working to scale up humanitarian assistance in the Tigray region once access is re-established,” UN spokesperson said.
“While humanity has achieved incredible things, it is clear that we have taken our planet for granted,” said UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
Palestinian Foreign Ministry said that Israel’s escalation of demolishing Palestinian homes constitutes “a crime against humanity that the world ignores.”
UN’s OCHA reports that the dire shortage of food, water, fuel and cash in the Tigray region is seriously affecting people, including humanitarian workers
“It’s clear that the situation, at least from our point of view … and the information we’re getting, is not yet stabilized,” UN spokesman said on Monday