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UN lends support to contribution of World Youth Forum launched by Egypt
On the brink: climate change looms over Egypt
Paris holds first car-free day to cut smog in lead-up to historic climate conference
UN lends support to contribution of World Youth Forum launched by Egypt
Decision reflects recent Egyptian efforts in youth empowerment, says Ambassador Mohamed Idris
Sarah El-Sheikh
February 18, 2021
Egypt’s Foreign Minister receives new UN Resident Coordinator in Cairo
Elena Banova praises Egypt’s development initiatives, COVID-19 response
Sami Hegazi
February 16, 2021
Shoukry, UN Middle East Envoy discuss support for Palestinian cause
Wennesland expressed his aspiration to coordinate with Cairo to advance peace process in region
Sami Hegazi
February 15, 2021
Egypt condemns targeting of UN convoy in Afghanistan
Five members of Afghan Protection Service accompanying convoy were killed in attack
Sami Hegazi
February 14, 2021
Egypt, UN Coordinator discuss future cooperation framework
Low unemployment, poverty rates in Egypt tells story of ‘successful and continuous’ reform programme: Elena Banova
Daily News Egypt
February 11, 2021
Egypt elected as head of UN Peacebuilding Commission
Egypt has been elected to chair the 15th session of the United Nations (UN) Peacebuilding Commission, succeeding Canada to the role.
Sami Hegazi
February 4, 2021
Libya talks progress towards new temporary government: UN
A political dialogue, arranged by the United Nations (UN) and involving Libya’s clashing factions, has made progress towards a transitional government to oversee the run-up to December’s elections, the organisation said on Saturday. Participants in the Geneva talks have agreed on a mechanism for choosing the new government, whose formation has been the subject of …
Daily News Egypt
January 17, 2021
5 countries assume responsibilities as elected members of Security Council
India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway on Monday began to assume responsibilities as non-permanent members of the Security Council.
January 4, 2021
UN eyes bringing in monitors to support fragile Libya ceasefire
The United Nations (UN) is looking to bring in monitors to oversee Libya’s fragile ceasefire that was agreed between rival parties in October, and which has been widely flouted over recent weeks. In a letter to Security Council members, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for the “setting up of a monitoring group that would include …
Daily News Egypt
January 2, 2021
UN Security Council calls for more active engagement against terrorism
UN Security Council adopted a resolution encouraging member states to engage with committee overseeing sanctions on individuals linked to IS and Al-Qaida.
December 30, 2020
Central African Republic elections to test its peacebuilding achievements
Central African Republic government accused Francois Bozize, the former head of state whose presidential candidacy was invalidated, of an “attempted coup”
December 26, 2020
UN agencies condemn Central African Republic violence before elections
UN Human Rights Office said that they were deeply alarmed by reports of escalating violence in Central African Republic just days ahead of the elections
December 23, 2020
UN refugee agency appeals for support to ease Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis
More than 52,000 refugees have fled Tigray into eastern Sudan over the past six weeks, according to the UN refugee agency.
December 23, 2020
Egypt re-elected as member of United Nations Peacebuilding Commission
Egypt has since enjoyed a semi-permanent membership in the Commission, which created a rich legacy and extended support for peacebuilding efforts in the world, especially in Africa.
Sami Hegazi
December 15, 2020
Broken societies put people, planet on collision course: UN report
“While humanity has achieved incredible things, it is clear that we have taken our planet for granted,” said UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
December 15, 2020
Ethiopia admits forces shot at UN team in Tigray, Dujarric expresses concern
UN’s OCHA reports that the dire shortage of food, water, fuel and cash in the Tigray region is seriously affecting people, including humanitarian workers
December 9, 2020
Gaining humanitarian access to needy in Ethiopia’s Tigray challenging: UN
“It’s clear that the situation, at least from our point of view … and the information we’re getting, is not yet stabilized,” UN spokesman said on Monday
December 7, 2020
United Nations chief urges to terminate hate, discrimination
“The right to freedom of religion or belief is firmly entrenched in international human rights law,” said the United Nations secretary-general
August 22, 2020
UN chief calls for tackling human trafficking by reducing gender inequality
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
July 30, 2020
UN chief voices concern over surge in violence in Sudan’s Darfur
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur will continue to focus on its protection mandate, humanitarian partners to provide emergency relief
July 30, 2020
UN chief calls for efforts to build sustainable cities amid COVID-19
Many cities have created new bike lanes and pedestrian zones, reclaiming public spaces and improving mobility, safety and air quality
July 28, 2020
UN says 1m displaced in Burkina Faso since January 2019
United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Burkina Faso are seeking $424m to address the humanitarian response needs of 2.2 million people overall
July 25, 2020
UN chief calls for efforts to protect health, rights of women, girls
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
July 11, 2020
More than 235,000 flee violence spike in northwest Syria: UN
As the Syrian army advances into Idlib province, nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been displaced over the past two weeks
Daily News Egypt
December 29, 2019
Al-Sisi heads to New York on Friday for 73 UN General Assembly session
AmCham, USEBC organise meetings between president, US companies
Nevine Kamel
September 19, 2018
Egypt refutes Qatari blockade allegations in UN Geneva session
The Qatari Emir stresses his desire of having a dialogue, Egyptian FM maintains quartet conditions
Mohammed El-Said
September 16, 2017
International Cooperation Minister heads first consultative meeting to discuss new UN strategic framework in Egypt 
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr held the first consultative meeting for national authorities on Sunday to discuss the new United Nations (UN) framework. The meeting was held with the participation of the UN resident coordinator Richard Dicts and representatives from 22 bodies, including the ministries of foreign affairs, justice, planning, local development and housing, …
Daily News Egypt
February 6, 2017
United Nations urges Trump to keep door open for refugees
Two UN migration agencies have called on the US to continue helping people fleeing war and persecution.
January 28, 2017
Arab League, African Union, UN Support Mission in Libya release joint statement on Libyan crisis meeting
A peaceful resolution of the situation should be led by a Libyan leadership to empower the country to carry out its democratic transition, the joint statement read
Leena ElDeeb
October 26, 2016
Where does Egypt stand on its commitments to improving human rights?
Despite the president portraying a positive image to the general assembly, a report highlights the disparities between real action and UPR recommendations
Amira El-Fekki
September 25, 2016

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