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June 17 marks International Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 11:05 GMT

Desertification, climate change and biodiversity loss were identified as the biggest challenges to sustainable development during the 1992 Rio Earth Summit.

Dec. 2 marks the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 02:25 GMT

Celebrating this day aims to eradicate contemporary forms of slavery.

World celebrates International Day of the Arabic Language

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 01:55 GMT

On Dec. 18 of every year, the world celebrates the International Day of the Arabic Language.

Sisi's full speech at UN General Assembly

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 10:31 GMT

The Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed on Tuesday several topics during the speech he gave at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York.

General Assembly applauds Sisi’s speech

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 09:11 GMT

Members of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York applauded Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi’s speech.

Sisi, UAE Foreign Minister tackle regional challenges in US

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 11:35 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi met on Sunday in New York City United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sisi at UNGA: Labeling terror sponsors is a must

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 03:00 GMT

President Sisi will raise during his speech in the General Assembly the issue of terrorism and the necessity of punishing countries sponsoring terrorism.

Trump says U.S.-South Korea trade deal may be signed at U.N.

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:25 GMT

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. trade deal with South Korea has been fully renegotiated.

Egypt elected member of UN ECOSOC 2019-2022

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 - 02:07 GMT

Egypt was elected as a member of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations as representative of the North African region within the African Group.

Emergency meeting on Gaza by UNGA on Wednesday

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 - 07:17 GMT

The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to adopt a resolution that would deplore Israel’s “excessive use of force,” particularly in Gaza.

Palestinian President calls on all Arabs to visit Jerusalem

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 04:58 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas invited on Sunday the Arab countries to visit Jerusalem to show solidarity with Palestinians

Egypt stresses Palestinians’ legitimate right on their international day

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 11:52 GMT

Egypt confirmed on Wednesday, on the anniversary of the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians, that it has long defended Palestinians’ rights.

Egypt’s support coalition election heads 3rd parliament round

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 08:15 GMT

Egypt’s support coalition held on Sunday its General Assembly to announce the result of its internal election before the third round of the parliament

72 states commit to eliminate sexual exploitation and abuse

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 08:06 GMT

The voluntary compact represents an ambitious strategy to comprehensively address sexual exploitation and abuse committed by U.N. personnel.

Wrap up of UNGA: Sisi reminds members of U.N.’s noble objectives

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Priorities raised by GA are conflict prevention, countering terrorism, support for peacekeeping, sustainable development, respect for human rights and gender equality.

Sisi sends 4 messages on developing peacekeeping

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 07:59 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi gave a speech at the U.N. Security Council’s Peacekeeping session.

President Sisi’s activities in 72nd UNGA session

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 05:32 GMT

President Sisi’s notable activities on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly’s 72nd session

FM discusses with Arab quartet how to deal with Qatari regime

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 07:04 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held a consultative meeting on Monday with foreign ministers of the Arab quartet in New York.

Sisi explains Middle East situation to U.S. figures

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 08:00 GMT

President Sisi met on Monday a number of high-ranking American officials, including ministers and former military, along with think-tanks in the U.S.

Sisi meets members of American Chamber of Commerce in New York

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 06:12 GMT

President Sisi met on Monday members of the American Chamber of Commerce in New York to discuss how to boost American investments in Egypt after the passage of the new investment law.