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Fifty-four African leaders are currently in Cairo for the sixth special session of AMCEN
The project marks a bid to increase awareness on gender equality and women’s empowerment principles by supporting six agribusiness firms in Upper Egypt.
The AMCEN special session is held between Saturday and Tuesday
‘Foreign claims motivated by own interests, not protection of human rights’ says Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Hossam Bahgat and Gamal Eid have clearly not committed any crime by international standards, says high commissioner
Gentiloni recongised collaboration with Egypt in investigations over death of Italian student
Syria’s foreign minister has criticized the UN envoy’s comments concerning presidential elections in 18 months. The Syrian government and mainstream opposition coalition confirmed they will be attending talks in Geneva.
Report concerns various freedoms, demands legislative improvements according to international standards
As Egypt gears up for its 2030 development strategy, women empowerment should be in centre of discussion, says UN Women country director
Syrian army restored some locations which were under control of Al-Nusra Front
A French court has fined energy giant Total for using cash from the UN’s “oil for food” program in Iraq between 1996 and 2003 to bribe Iraqi officials. The company was initially cleared of all charges in 2013.
Minister of International Cooperation invited president of ECOSOC to attend
Millions of Libyans in need of urgent medical supplies and food provisions, says UN official
Boutro-Ghali was a remarkable diplomatic and university professor who mentored generations at the ministry, says former FM assistant
On world FGM day, Egypt pledges to completely eradicate the practice by 2030
The delegation said there would have to be humanitarian improvements to justify its continued presence in Geneva
After five months, humanitarian condition in Taiz slightly improves as food, medical supplies were delivered
Policymakers around the world still face enormous challenges in stimulating investment after the economic crisis
Kerry told journalists talks may be postponed until they reach an agreement on Syrian opposition
The Ministry of Interior’s disclosure is a “confession to the crime”, says EIPR lawyer
Syria needs a new constitution, says Russian President Vladimir Putin
Tens of thousands are facing starvation in the besieged city
Pope Francis said during a Christmas speech he’s praying the UN will bring peace to the war-torn countries of Syria and Libya. He also expressed his compassion for refugees and those seeking to help them.
The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed a resolution to end the war in Syria. A good first step, but not nearly enough, says DW’s Miodrag Soric.
Talks aim at permanent ceasefire and improved humanitarian situation, says UN envoy
The deal is the first to commit all countries to cutting carbon emissions
Ambassador Amr Ramadan nominated to represent Africa on advisory body
Adequate measures should be taken to avoid further negative consequences in Egypt’s coastal areas, experts say
Combating terrorism is not just a military matter, says ambassador
A growing number of conflicts and natural disasters are spreading misery across the globe, affecting some 125 million people, the UN said on Monday, as it requested a record amount of aid from donor governments