Egypt welcomes Arab summit's endorsement of Enany for top UNESCO post

Thu, 16 May 2024 - 07:47 GMT

Egypt has welcomed the endorsement of the 33rd Arab Summit, hosted Thursday by Manama, Bahrain, of Egypt's candidate Dr. Khaled el Enany for the post of director-general of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the term 2025-2029.

FM denounces double standards of Western countries toward the great suffering of Gazans

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 07:09 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry denounced the double standards adopted by some Western countries toward the crisis in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip and the great suffering of Gazans.

Egypt welcomes AU’s endorsement for Anani’s nomination for UNESCO Director-General Post

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 - 02:49 GMT

The AU’s approval was announced during the 44th session of the Executive Council meeting that was held in Addis Ababa on February 14 and 15.

Arab FMs nominate Khaled el Enani for UNESCO chief

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 08:54 GMT

The Council of Arab Foreign Ministers has nominated Khaled el Enani for Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 2025-2029.

US assistant secretary of state thanks Egypt over supporting UN peacekeeping operations

Tue, 25 Jul 2023 - 10:39 GMT

US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison extended thanks to Egypt over its support to the UN peacekeeping operations.

Here’s how Egypt has advanced relations with int’l organizations since 2013

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 09:26 GMT

In 10 years since the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood rule, Egypt has improved its cooperation with international organizations like never before.

Egypt's FM stresses not politicizing UNESCO's work

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 01:52 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Monday Chairperson of the Executive Board of UNESCO Tamara Rastovac.

Egypt’s FM will receive Chairperson of UNESCO's Executive Board on Monday

Sun, 05 Mar 2023 - 06:23 GMT

In December 2022, Advisor to the Minister of Culture for Heritage Affairs Nahla Emam, representative of Egypt in the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage at UNESCO, revealed efforts to register popular Egyptian dishes such as Koshary and Fava Beans [Foul Medames] on the list of intangible heritage in UNESCO.

7-year-old Egyptian student wins 1st place in UNESCO's mental arithmetic competition

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 03:56 GMT

Minister of Education and Technical Education Reda Hegazy honored Sunday Grade 2 Student Omar Zaki after his win.

Egypt aims to register Koshari, Fava Beans on UNESCO Intangible Heritage List

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 11:36 GMT

“Numerous countries registered their popular food and games,” commented Emam.

Informative, explanatory panels installed at Abu Mena Archaeological Site

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 04:06 GMT

Abu Mena Archaeological Site is the most important Christian pilgrimage center in Egypt.

Egypt succeeds in registering Holy Family’s Journey on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 10:56 GMT

This was announced by the International Intergovernmental Committee of the Organization for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage on November 30.

Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art holds scientific symposium in celebration of International Day of Islamic Art

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 11:32 GMT

The symposium was titled "Features of Islamic Art in the World Cultural Heritage".

UNESCO: World's languages are estimated at 7,000

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 11:52 GMT

UNESCO noted that languages play an important role in the daily lives of all people.

UNESCO’s Director General: Education is often undervalued & underfunded

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 12:59 GMT

In her message, Azoulay stressed that the only possible solution to bring about a profound change in the world for the better lies in investing in education.

3rd Egyptian Aragouz Festival kicks off on Aug. 15

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 11:09 GMT

In its 3rd edition, the festival includes a group of performances that embody the splendor and beauty of heritage.

246 million children, adolescents exposed to violence, bullying in schools annually, UNESCO

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 11:31 GMT

UNESCO emphasized that schools that are unsafe or incubating violate the right to education as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

UNESCO: Digital culture economy reached $2.7 billion in time of COVID-19

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:03 GMT

In the report, an overview of the impact of the pandemic on the culture sector since March 2020 was presented, in addition to the identified paths to revive this sector.

UNESCO: The Titanic will disappear by 2050, submerged cultural heritage is at risk

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 11:43 GMT

UNESCO said that the “largest museum” in the world is located under the oceans, lakes and rivers of every country and on the high seas.

UNESCO mourns pioneer of popular Egyptian literature Ahmed Morsi

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 12:10 GMT

Morsi had a profound international role in preserving heritage.