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Egypt affirms support to int'l multilateral action under UN principles

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 10:25 GMT

Egypt had played a key role in the meetings of the committee that was responsible for drafting the Declaration on Principles of International Law.

UN envoy: Libya needs to end foreign interference

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:15 GMT

In a press conference Wednesday, the UN envoy cited agreements to open air and land routes in the country, to work to ease inflammatory rhetoric in Libyan media and to help kick-start Libya’s vital oil industry, as talks in Geneva continued this week under William's mediation.

Planning Minister Praises UN report on Egypt’s support to women against COVID-19

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 03:42 GMT

Egypt ranked first in the Middle East region in terms of the number of measures taken to support women in the face of the Corona pandemic, which amounted to 21 measures

UN: Egypt is only country in the region registers a holistic response to COVID-19 to support women

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 03:31 GMT

Egyptian President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy expressed her deep pride and happiness for the UN commendation for Egypt’s efforts in supporting women during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Int'l Cooperation Ministry, UN establish framework for cooperation to revive multilateralism amid COVID-19

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 03:35 GMT

Al-Mashat held a high level meeting with all UN agencies in Egypt, in the presence of Mr. Richard Dictus, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Office in Egypt, as well as directors of 15 UN agencies in Egypt to open a new chapter for cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sisi: Egypt has taken steps to achieve gender equality, empower women

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 05:24 GMT

Sisi’s speech came on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women’s rights, at the United Nations General Assembly.

UN Executive Secretary Praises Egypt's performance amid pandemic

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 06:54 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait had a virtual conference Saturday with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe to discuss economic development in Egypt amid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

UN Security Council renewed UNSMIL’s mandate in Libya for another year through Resolution 2542 (2020)

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:51 GMT

The UN Security Council extend the mandate of its integrated special political mission in Libya, listing a range of mediation and good offices tasks.

Egyptian candidate to UN post gets 49 votes out of 54

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:21 GMT

The ministry added, in a statement, that the elections were held in the first meeting of the Council in its new session in New York.

Italy welcomes Libyan immediate ceasefire initative

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 02:19 GMT

In a statement, the Italian Foreign Ministry expressed its hope that the recent developments regarding the resumption of oil production in Libya will witness concrete implementation on the ground.

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by coronavirus closures

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The U.N. chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education in their critical preschool year.

The world celebrates World Friendship Day on July 30

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 12:51 GMT

Friendship is celebrated to realize its usefulness and importance as one of the noble and valuable feelings in human life all over the world.

PM: Egypt prioritizing combating human trafficking

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 09:40 GMT

The 2014 constitution banned all kinds of oppression and labor exploitation.

COVID-19 and the Arab Region: An Opportunity to Build Back Better

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 03:29 GMT

The global pandemic has revealed endemic challenges.

UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in war-torn Yemen

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:33 GMT

The report, which covers only the southern parts of Yemen, forecasts that the number of people "facing high levels of acute food insecurity" will increase from two million in February-April this year to 3.2 million in July-December.

British Council in Egypt extends efforts to fight violence against women, defines forms of violence

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

An online discussion titled 'Violence against Women and the Role of The Media and Social Media' took place last week as part of the British Council’s society program ‘A Safe Campus Community for All’.

Sudan’s report on GERD meetings excludes possibility of final agreement

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The Sudanese government said Tuesday that his country submitted a report on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to the African Union after the end of the negotiations between the ministers of irrigation of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopian.

Egypt asserts commitment to face extremism during UN virtual counter-terrorism week

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 07:41 GMT

The Egyptian permanent mission at the United Nations participated in the UN’s virtual counter-terrorism week, held from 6 to 10 July.

UN envoy, Libyan Speaker mull implementation mechanism of Cairo Declaration

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 09:44 GMT

The Speaker office said the meeting mulled ways to support and implement the Cairo Declaration.

Ethiopian PM deems discussion on GERD with AU, Egypt, Sudan 'fruitful'

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The African Union has said an agreement has been reached between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resolve the outstanding problems regarding GERD via dialogue.

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