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“The right to freedom of religion or belief is firmly entrenched in international human rights law,” said the United Nations secretary-general
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur will continue to focus on its protection mandate, humanitarian partners to provide emergency relief
Many cities have created new bike lanes and pedestrian zones, reclaiming public spaces and improving mobility, safety and air quality
United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Burkina Faso are seeking $424m to address the humanitarian response needs of 2.2 million people overall
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
As the Syrian army advances into Idlib province, nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been displaced over the past two weeks
AmCham, USEBC organise meetings between president, US companies
The Qatari Emir stresses his desire of having a dialogue, Egyptian FM maintains quartet conditions
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr held the first consultative meeting for national authorities on Sunday to discuss the new United Nations (UN) framework. The meeting was held with the participation of the UN resident coordinator Richard Dicts and representatives from 22 bodies, including the ministries of foreign affairs, justice, planning, local development and housing, …
Two UN migration agencies have called on the US to continue helping people fleeing war and persecution.
A peaceful resolution of the situation should be led by a Libyan leadership to empower the country to carry out its democratic transition, the joint statement read
Despite the president portraying a positive image to the general assembly, a report highlights the disparities between real action and UPR recommendations
Changing political landscape may make Egypt the preferred partner in the refugee crisis
Al-Sisi addressed a wide range of regional and local issues at the UN general assembly
The general assembly will take place in New York City from 20 to 30 September
Do not expect to hear a good word about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on any Western media outlet these days. There is growing evidence of an international campaign built on exaggerations to blacken the country’s reputation and undermine its regional leadership standing. This only serves as a gift to the Iranian media and …
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it was evacuating its staff from Yemen following an air strike that killed 19 people at a clinic. The Saudi-led coalition expressed regret and proposed a meeting with the charity.
Libya has a small amount of chemical weapons, but a large quantity of arms, says expert
Africa may have a problem with unsustainable debt on its hands if it doesn’t manage to find other ways to finance development and cut off illicit financial flows, a new report from a United Nations trade body has said.
The final Republican platform, released Monday, would pull the United States out of the international climate accord, open national forests for logging and declare coal a “clean energy resource.”
Ahmed Fathallah was elected to the committee in 2008 and will serve a new term for the period of 2017-2021
UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler said that the country of 6 million is host to 20 million weapons or weapon parts
Egypt is currently heading the UNSC, will culminate events on Wednesday to celebrate Africa Day
Attempts to adjust Egypt’s approach to climate change have gained new ground, but is it too late?
Fifty-four African leaders are currently in Cairo for the sixth special session of AMCEN
UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura described the transitional government in Syria as the main issue and refused to avoid discussing Al-Assad’s fate
Policymakers around the world still face enormous challenges in stimulating investment after the economic crisis
By Ban Ki-moon Seventy years ago, the United Nations was created from the ashes of the Second World War. Seven decades later, in Paris, nations have united in the face of another threat – the threat to life as we know it due to a rapidly warming planet. Governments have ushered in a new era …
Adequate measures should be taken to avoid further negative consequences in Egypt’s coastal areas, experts say