Human Rights Council

UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution calling for arms embargo on Israel

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 - 01:18 GMT

The resolution was approved by 28 votes in favour, six against and 13 abstentions. It was presented by Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). However, the resolution is not legally binding.

UNHRC ratifies Egypt's report on Human rights, praises its efforts

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 07:26 GMT

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ratified on Thursday Egypt's report on human rights, and praised its efforts and positive and quick response to the majority of the Council's recommendations.

Egypt replies to UNHRC on 372 human rights recommendations

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 06:29 GMT

Egypt replied to 372 recommendations by the United Nations Human Rights Council during its participation in Geneva-held 43rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) activities.

Egypt confirms adopting policy supporting human rights

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 11:47 GMT

Egypt's human rights policy comes in accordance with related international agreements and charters and adheres to the values.

Egyptian Human Rights delegation to participate in 40th session of UNHRC‎

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 02:39 GMT

A human rights delegation comprised of two NGOs is expected to participate in ‎the 40th session of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva launched on February 27.

Assoc. of Egy. Female Lawyers participates in HRC's 39th Session

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 05:02 GMT

The Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers and the Dialogue for Development and Human Rights Forum will participate in the Human Rights Council’s 39th Session.

Shoukry refutes BBC’S false allegations on Egypt

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 09:34 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs SamehShoukry refuted on Tuesday the false allegations made about Egypt by the British channel BBC.

FM Sameh Shoukry's speech at HRC

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 - 06:26 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry delivered a speech on Tuesday before the 37th Human Rights Council.

Shoukry probes with Yemeni FM political developments in Yemen

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 03:34 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had a session of talks on Monday with his Yemeni counterpart Abdel Malik al Mekhlafi, currently visiting Egypt.

UNHRC adopts 33 resolutions to promote and protect human rights

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 05:04 GMT

The session witnessed establishment of experts group on Yemen and extended mandates on Burundi, Myanmar, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Sudan and Somalia

Arab Federation calls for pulling 2022 World Cup from Qatar

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 02:14 GMT

The Arab Federation for Human Rights calls for pulling the 2022 World Cup from Qatar by providing two reports.

Venezuelan President Maduro will not go to U.N. rights forum

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will not address the U.N. Human Rights Council next week.

US opposes UN list of companies supporting Israeli settlements

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 07:18 GMT

U.N. to publish a list of international companies that enabled or profited from the growth of Israeli settlements in Palestine by the end of the year.

New chairman appointed to U.N. mission probing Myanmar abuses

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 11:57 GMT

The United Nations' Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar's security forces