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Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets Under-Secretary-General of UN for Humanitarian Affairs

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 04:44 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths on Thursday asserted the common desire to enhance bilateral cooperation with a view to accelerating the process of providing humanitarian assistance and ensuring its delivery to crisis-hit areas in the region.

Egyptian FM meets with Special Envoy for Syria in Geneva

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 02:11 GMT

That is to discuss the gradual resolution of the crisis adopting the approach of a step for a step.

Egyptian FM heads to Geneva to hold consultations with chiefs of UN agencies

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 11:58 GMT

The consultations will be on bilateral cooperation as well as regional and global issues.

Amid Sudanese crisis: UNHCR supports Egyptian Red Crescent with over LE50M

Tue, 23 May 2023 - 09:21 GMT

The partnership supports the ERC's response on borders.

Egypt asserts importance of inhibiting proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 02:15 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khaleq was delivering a speech at a United Nations Disarmament Commission meeting.

Egypt withdrew from UN grain trade agreement due to its ineffectiveness: Min

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 04:54 GMT

The organization failed to play an effective role during the global crisis in 2008 to secure its members needs.

Egypt's Permanent Representative meets with United Nations Police Adviser

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 - 01:31 GMT

That is the first meeting since the latter's appointment in September.

UNGA endorses Egypt's reelection as member of Peacebuilding Commission for 2023, 2024

Wed, 21 Dec 2022 - 01:49 GMT

Egypt's Envoy at the United Nations Osama Abdel Khaleq stated that the reelection is the outcome of the voting of the African group in New York.

Egypt, UN Women sign partnership deal to increase investments in care economy

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity and UN Women signed Thursday a cooperation agreement to increase investments in care economy with the aim of enlarging women's participation in the workforce.

Egypt's NCW launches awareness campign within 16 days of combating violence against women

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 10:52 GMT

The Egyptian National Council for Women is launching a media campaign to raise awareness of the issue of violence against women.

Egypt FM stresses UN's role in supporting political process in Libya

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 12:46 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed on Monday the important role played by the UN in supporting the political process and the constitutional path in Libya.

OIC chief reiterates sustained support to UN alliance of civilizations

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 01:50 GMT

‏In a statement at the High Level Ministerial Group of the Ninth Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations held in Fez, the secretary general appreciated the initiative by Morocco of hosting the Forum’s ninth edition, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets UN General Assembly president in Sharm El Sheikh

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President of the 27th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [COP27] Sameh Shoukry, met Monday with Csaba Kőrösi President of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in Sharm El Sheikh.

President Sisi meets UN Secretary-General on sidelines of 31st Arab Summit in Algeria

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 - 04:36 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on Tuesday with Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres on the sidelines of the 31st Arab Summit taking place on November 1-2 in Algeria.

Egypt is only country in Middle East whose economy has survived Corona pandemic: UN

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 01:15 GMT

Egypt is the only country in the Middle East whose economy has withstood the Corona pandemic at positive growth rates, as it took positive steps to support tourism, according to UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova.

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.