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Decision reflects recent Egyptian efforts in youth empowerment, says Ambassador Mohamed Idris
Elena Banova praises Egypt’s development initiatives, COVID-19 response
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
Low unemployment, poverty rates in Egypt tells story of ‘successful and continuous’ reform programme: Elena Banova
Egypt has been elected to chair the 15th session of the United Nations (UN) Peacebuilding Commission, succeeding Canada to the role.
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.
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.
Egypt has since enjoyed a semi-permanent membership in the Commission, which created a rich legacy and extended support for peacebuilding efforts in the world, especially in Africa.
“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
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
“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