Egypt welcomes permanent ceasefire agreement between Libyan conflicting parties

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 03:16 GMT

Hafez expressed Egypt's support and aspiration to continue the political efforts exerted by the UN envoy to Libya to achieve the main goal.

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.

Libyan crisis: a new round of "security track" talks in Geneva

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:52 GMT

The committee represents the two parties of the Libyan conflict.

Egypt receives presidency of the African Group

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 09:53 GMT

Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) ambassador Alaa Youssef said Tuesday that Egypt has received the presidency of the African Group.

Egypt’s human rights delegation takes part in 43rd Session of HRC

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt’s participation would last until March 14, said head of the National Society for Rights and Freedoms Walid Farouk in the statement.

Awqaf min. leaves for Geneva to attend conf. on protecting youths from extremism

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 09:50 GMT

The conference is due to be held on February 18-19.

China virus death toll passes 1,600, WHO warns

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 07:03 GMT

Tedros Adhanom, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief has warned it was "impossible" to predict how the outbreak would develop.

Egypt made huge progress in promoting human rights, empowering women: prof.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 12:55 GMT

Abu Bakr referred to the fact that Egyptian women hold eight ministerial portfolios, representing around 25 percent of the Council of Ministers.

Remarks on Egypt’s human rights report 'not hostile': official

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 07:51 GMT

Concerning the remarks of some countries on the human rights situation in Egypt, Fayek said that some of the comments were positive.

Egypt ensures decent lives for 5M refugees, asylum seekers: Min.

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 02:46 GMT

Egypt has registered 250,000 refugees from 55 different nationalities

Muslim Brotherhood fails to foil Egypt's participation at UNHRC

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 02:11 GMT

The UNHRC 34th session has firmly focused on reviewing the human rights records of three countries, namely Egypt, Iraq and Iran.

Egypt confirms adopting policy supporting human rights

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 11:47 GMT

Egypt's human rights policy comes in accordance with related international agreements and charters and adheres to the values.

Egyptian activists urge international community to counter terrorism

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 12:13 GMT

Egyptian participants on the conference titled "Terrorism and Human rights", held at the headquarter of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Egypt takes part in peace rally against terrorism outside the UN

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 08:33 GMT

A group of young people from around the world gathered outside the UN headquarters in Geneva with the Slogan “Unite for Peace”, condemning terrorism.

Parl't affairs min. leaves for Geneva to attend human rights UPR

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Omar Marwan left Cairo on Sunday for Geneva, to attend the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt, before the UN Human Rights Council next Wednesday.

A defender of women rights: UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 04:20 GMT

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women.

UN assessing damage at Yemeni port city grain mills

Fri, 10 May 2019 - 09:43 GMT

The UN are assessing possible damage to grain stores it manages near the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah that were hit by gunfire on Thursday, Reuters reported on Friday.

Desperate attempt for MB to demonstrate near UNHRC headquarters

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 04:44 GMT

Desperate attempt for the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group to demonstrate near the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) headquarters in Geneva

Activists criticize Qatar's human rights violations in Geneva

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 02:47 GMT

Human rights activists have criticized the absence of democracy and freedoms in Qatar.

EOHR reviews Egypt’s human rights record in Geneva

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 12:37 GMT

The seminar will convene on the sidelines of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.