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UN praises Egypt's Decent life initiative, says it meets SDGs goals

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:33 GMT

The United Nations has praised Egypt’s “Decent Life” initiative has contributed to mitigating the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic through improving the standards of living conditions of the most needy groups.

Congolese official visits Egypt to discuss Ethiopian Dam within AU chairmanship

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The Egyptian side expressed support to a Sudanese proposal.

Egyptian FM stresses necessity to reduce nuclear armaments worldwide

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 09:56 GMT

The minister also called upon nuclear powers to fulfill their commitments and pledges within the framework of the Treaty on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

UN commission hails Egypt’s World Youth Forum contributions as global platform for youth issues

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 10:12 GMT

Egypt’s permanent mission to the UN in New York included the decision issued by the 59th session of the CSocD to support the contributions of the World Youth Forum at the regional and international levels.

Spox of Libyan National Army notes 3 tasks new interim gov. must fulfill

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 12:48 GMT

Dabiba-Menfi list received the necessary votes in the ballot held by the UN-fostered Libyan National Dialogue Forum Saturday.

Memory of the day: UN issues resolution calling on Israel to withdraw from Egyptian territories

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 03:06 GMT

On February 2, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Egypt, EU, UNDP to implement €6M-project mitigating socio-economic impact of COVID-19

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 04:31 GMT

The project consists of two aspects.

Egypt's NIGSD, United Nations University sign MoU in training, advisory fields

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Egypt’s National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (NIGSD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on Wednesday, with the United Nations University that will see cooperation in a range of fields.

Due to altercation, Lebanese family sets Syrian refugees' camp on fire

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 01:14 GMT

The news was confirmed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) but it did not disclose the number of the injured.

Egypt attends ESCWA meeting on 'Debt Swap Initiative for Climate Finance and SDGs in Arab Region'

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 01:12 GMT

The official highlighted that debt swap is an effective measure to reduce the debt burden.

Egyptian Armed Forces holds training course for members joining UN peacekeeping forces in Mali

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 01:59 GMT

That is in collaboration with Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA) affiliated to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Egypt re-elected member of the UN Peacebuilding Commission for 2021/2022

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 10:44 GMT

Egypt received 170 votes in the ballot held by the UN General Assembly.

UN clarifies status of Ethiopian refugees after fleeing Tigray to Sudan

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The number has reached 50,000 on the Sudanese borders alone, according to the UNHCR.

Maat foundation issue complaint to UN against Qatari arbitrary measures towards citizens

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 06:50 GMT

Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights renewed its complaint to the United Nations against Qatar, after the authorities have ignored the foundation previous calls to cancel the travel ban, and citizens imprisonment

9th UN Convention Against Corruption conference to be held in Egypt Dec. 2021

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 09:48 GMT

The conference convenes every two years, and 2021 marks the year the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will hold a special session against corruption.

Egypt’s partnership with the United Nations remains indispensable: Min.

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 03:34 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Chair Periodic Meeting of Steering Committee for the Partnership Development Framework with the United Nations

Egypt participates in Non-Aligned Movement virtual meeting

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 12:20 GMT

The meeting praised Egypt’s initiative of “Cairo Road Map for Enhancing Peacekeeping Operation” in supporting the balanced implementation in the UN peacekeeping system.

Egypt's UN mission holds seminar on efforts to reach deal on Ethiopia's dam

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 - 12:04 GMT

The Egyptian mission to the United Nations in Geneva organized on Thursday a seminar to explain Egypt’s efforts to reach a deal on the disputed Ethiopian dam and preserve the interests of the concerned states.

UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions from starving

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:10 GMT

The WFP and its partners were going all out to reach as many as 138 million people this year — “the biggest scale-up in our history,” he said.

Egypt, world condemn Kabul attack targeting Afghan vice president

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 07:32 GMT

The VP survived the blast but dozens of civilians, mostly bystanders, were wounded, including at least 10 who were killed. The Taliban armed group denies its involvement in the attack.