United Nations

UN lauds Egypt's efforts to help reach Gaza ceasefire

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 08:19 GMT

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza, commending Egypt's efforts to help restore calm.

Representing 67 states: Egypt demands UN action on human rights pertaining to water

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ahmed Gamal El Din delivered a joint statement representing 67 states at the 50th session of the Council for Human Rights (UNCHR).

In pics: Egypt wins membership of Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women for 2023-2026

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 07:55 GMT

Egypt’s President of the National Council for Women [NCW] Maya Morsy was elected to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for 2023-2026.

Egypt expresses concern at UN about rise in humanitarian needs due to global crises

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 02:26 GMT

Those are armed conflicts, natural disasters, climate change, COVID-19 and hike in food prices.

Egypt welcomes outcome of 3rd round of Libyan constitutional committee meetings

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 01:54 GMT

Egypt welcomed on Monday the outcomes of the third round of the Libyan constitutional committee meetings held in Cairo in coordination with the United Nations on June 12-20.

Egypt localizes environment-friendly transport ahead of COP27

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt has developed a future strategy to introduce electric means of transport into public transport.

Aly Farag, Feryal Ashraf appointed ambassadors for UN Global Initiative in Egypt ‘Shabab Balad’

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 08:50 GMT

There are 28 millions targeted by the initiative in Egypt.

Egypt expresses readiness to cooperate with UN on protecting children against violations during armed conflicts

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 03:15 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba.

Egyptian Armed Forces mourns death of 2 Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces mourned on Friday the killing of two Egyptian peacekeepers and the injury of another in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion while carrying out a mission in central Mali.

Egypt’s star Amir El-Masry to serve as ambassador of United Nation’s Shabab Balad Initiative

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 11:00 GMT

Egypt’s star Amir El-Masry to serve as ambassador of United Nation’s Shabab Balad Initiative

United Nations’ International Initiative ‘Shabab Balad’ appoints Ahmed Dash as its ambassador

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 11:56 GMT

United Nations’ International Initiative ‘Shabab Balad’ appoints Ahmed Dash as its ambassador

Egypt, UK co-chair ministerial meeting on climate pledges in Copenhagen

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 02:31 GMT

In his speech, Minister Shokry said that the meeting was a chance to exchange views and experience on the aspects of international climate work.

Young art and sports stars appointed as Ambassadors for ‘Shabab Balad’

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 06:03 GMT

‘Shabab Balad’, coordinated by the UNICEF, was successfully launched during the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El-Sheikh last January under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Sisi.

Egypt, Morocco stipulate reciprocal support on UN resolutions pertinent to disputes with other parties

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The foreign ministries of Egypt and Morocco issued late on Monday a joint statement on the talks held by Minister Sameh Shokry and his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Borita in Rabat.

United Nations, African Union, Arab League, Muslim World League condemn terror attack in Egypt's Sinai

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The terror attack was launched Saturday against a water lifting plant on the eastern bank of the Suez Canal in Sinai, killing 11 military men and injuring five.

Egypt hosts Africa-UN conference on oceans, outcomes to be presented at COP 27

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 01:11 GMT

The conference is attended by the representatives of relevant United Nations organizations and governmental institutions, as well as the private sector and civil society.

Egypt, representing 108 countries, proposes solutions on funding peace-building at UN Security Council

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 02:37 GMT

Those are African and European countries as well as some Asian, North American, South American and Caribbean countries.

Secretary-General Appoints Khaled El Mekwad of Egypt as UN Resident Coordinator in Bahrain

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 01:51 GMT

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Khaled El Mekwad of Egypt as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bahrain, with the approval of the host Government.

Egypt, UNDP to cooperate on displaying climate action success stories from around the globe in COP 27

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 04:24 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad held a meeting via-videoconferencing with representatives of the United Nations Development Programme Wednesday.

Sinai Liberation: the land freeing that was carried out over a decade by war and peace

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 03:37 GMT

After the war, Egypt was left with a long way ahead to free such precious territory.