Security Council

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.

Themes of concept sessions held by Egypt during chairmanship of AU Peace and Security Council showcased

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Equally, other activities pertinent to conflicts on the continent took place.

Chance for political solution to Ethiopian crisis is low: AU high representative for Horn of Africa

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 10:54 GMT

A motion was submitted to the United Nations Security Council.

UN Security Council expresses deep concern over military clashes in Ethiopia

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 05:23 GMT

The United Nation security council expressed its deep concern, Friday, over the expansion of military clashes in Ethiopia.

UN Security Council to hold extraordinary 'closed' session on developments in Sudan Oct. 26

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 09:44 GMT

The session is the request of six countries, which are the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, the United States, Estonia, and France.

Egypt's Sisi, Albanian PM agree on regular political consultations during Security Council membership

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 04:25 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Saturday, where they both agreed on regular political consultations during Albania’s non-permanent membership at the Security Council.

Tunisia had hoped for GERD agreement instead of Security Council escalation: Tunisian amb.

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 12:14 GMT

Tunisia “did not wish” that the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam’s issue would have escalated to the Security Council and had hoped a legally-binding agreement could have been reached to guarantee “Ethiopia’s right to development and the two downstream nations’ to water.”

Sameh Shoukry says UNSC session on GERD 'preventive diplomacy'

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 11:04 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said that Ethiopia’s statement at the Security Council’s session on the Renaissance Dam (GERD) was not on par with Egypt’s or Sudan’s, naming multiple successes for the two downstream countries at the international event.

Egypt's FM heads to Brussels to deliver message from President Sisi to EU council pres.

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 09:36 GMT

The minister will also hold meetings with the foreign ministers of EU countries and senior officials at the European Commission.

Ethiopia plans to sell Nile water being intransigent over Renaissance Dam agreement: researcher

Sat, 10 Jul 2021 - 04:03 GMT

On July 8, a UNSC session was held for members to present their viewpoints on the crisis as well as the foreign ministers of Egypt and Sudan, and the irrigation minister of Ethiopia.

We will urge UNSC to require negotiating a binding agreement on GERD within 6 months: FM Shoukry

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 06:35 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt and Sudan called for a Security Council meeting in light of “the existential threat” to the people of both countries from the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Arab Council for Human Rights urges Security Council to behave decisively on GERD issue

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 04:49 GMT

The Arab Council for Human Rights urged the United Nations Security Council on Thursday to behave decisively on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue as the council is set to meet tonight.

Everyone knows Security Council won't do much on GERD issue. So why is it a strategic move by Egypt, Sudan, and an irritating one for Ethiopia?

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:15 GMT

“What do we expect from the Security Council?... The answer is nothing. Then why are Egypt and Sudan there?... To do the right thing. We did everything and the world is watching," said talk show host Amr Adib.

Sudanese FM talks with 9 UN Security Council member states prior to session on Ethiopian Dam

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:21 GMT

Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariam al-Sadeq al-Mahdy has been clarifying her country's position on the issue.

When Tunisia's draft resolution on Ethiopian Dam crisis to be voted on by UN Security Council members

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 10:38 GMT

Tunisia is one of the 10 elected non-permanent members of the UNSC for the term 2020/2021.

Shoukry says meetings with Chinese, Russian, Indian counterparts explained Egypt's goals from Security Council session

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:39 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said his meetings and phone calls with his Chinese and Russian counterparts come as part of Egypt’s efforts to explain its position ahead of the Security Council session on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt, Sudan FMs coordinate action prior to Security Council session on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:28 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Sudanese counterpart Mariam Sadig al-Mahdy on Wednesday for further coordination ahead of the Security Council session on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt's FM meets with UN Secretary-General to stress int'l community's responsibility for contributing to resolving GERD's crisis

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:25 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to stress the international community’s responsibility for contributing to resolving the situation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Sisi tells Congolese president Egypt only took GERD issue to Security Council due to Ethiopian 'intransigence,' fait accompli attempts

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:05 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi Wednesday that Egypt and Sudan took the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue to the Security Council because of Ethiopia’s intransigence and attempts to impose a fait accompli.

Kuwait supports internationalization of GERD issue, calls for resumptions of overseen negotiations

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Kuwait has expressed support for Egypt and Sudan’s endeavors to contain the crisis of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), calling on the international community to intensify efforts alongside the African Union and Arab League to oversee negotiations between the two downstream countries and Ethiopia.