Egypt's economy expected to rise by 5.4% in 2021: UN's report

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 12:55 GMT

“In terms of fiscal years, GDP growth is estimated at 3.5 percent for FY 2020, and for FY 2021, the forecast is 2.1 percent,” it stated.

UN chief says Covid-19 generated worst economic crisis in 100 years

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 11:34 GMT

“We have reached a moment of truth. In 2021 we must address these fragilities and put the world on track”, he stated.

UN adopts Egypt's resolution on promoting culture of peace, tolerance

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 11:18 GMT

The resolution, titled Promoting Culture of Peace and Tolerance to Safeguard Religious Sites, has been presented during the assembly’s 50th plenary meeting.

UN: Libyan Dialogue Forum approves executive authority selection mechanism

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 02:47 GMT

Seventy-two members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum participated in the voting process, 51 of whom voted in favor of the proposed mechanism.

UN Security Council approves the appointment of new international envoy to Libya

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 11:30 GMT

António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, had nominated Kubis to succeed Ghassan Salameh, who resigned from the post last March due to stress.

Egypt, UN discuss main topics of next Aswan forum for peace

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 03:44 GMT

The forum, which runs from March 1-5, will be held virtually under the motto "Shaping Africa’s New Normal: Recovering Stronger, Rebuilding Better", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

UN chief appoints Elena Panova of Bulgaria as UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 01:19 GMT

“Panova has over 22 years of development and management experience, including all aspects of program management, cross-areas collaboration and resource mobilization, with specific experience in government and private sector financing,” the statement added.

UN announces formation of advisory committee for Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 12:48 GMT

The UN mission indicated that the mandate of the advisory committee would be strictly time-bound, as its main task would be to discuss issues related to the selection of a unified executive authority.

Members of Libyan Dialogue Forum call on UN Security Council to prevent foreign armed presence in Libya

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 12:19 GMT

36 out of 74 members called on all Libyan political elites to work together to find consensual political solutions to preserve Libya's unity, sovereignty, and stability.

Guardian: UN's intention to send observers to Libya is tangible international step on ground

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 09:51 GMT

It will be the first time for the United Nations to take active steps on the ground to impose a ceasefire.

50% discount on publications of Egypt’s National Library & Archives in celebration of World Arabic Language Day

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 02:32 GMT

The General Authority of Egypt’s National Library & Archives announced a 50 percent discount on the authority’s publications on December 20, 21, on the occasion of celebrating the World Arabic Language Day.

UN proposes new envoys to Libya, Middle East

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Oil-rich Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. It now has two rival authorities and a multitude of militias vying for control of the country.

Egypt’s National Center for Translation celebrates World Arabic Language Day on Dec. 19

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The celebration will include the honoring of numerous translators, in addition to holding a cultural discussion.

Egypt's UN permanent representative reviews national efforts to combat corruption

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Egypt is willing to host the 9th conference of the member states of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) on December 13-17 in 2021 in Sharm el Sheikh.

Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina to illuminate in orange as part of UN’s “Unite” campaign on Dec. 10

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, represented by the Women Studies and Social Transformation Program of the Academic Research Sector, in cooperation with UN Women - Egypt Office, lights the entire Alexandria Library building in orange for the third year in a row.

UN mission to announce mechanism for selecting Libya's new leaders on Saturday

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 03:49 GMT

This comes after nearly a month of complex political negotiations dominated by differences led by the United Nations with the participation of a broad and comprehensive Libyan.

Dec. 2 marks the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 02:25 GMT

Celebrating this day aims to eradicate contemporary forms of slavery.

Libya negotiations resume discussing proposals for political dialogue

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 02:21 GMT

On Tuesday, representatives of the warring parties in the Libyan crisis resumed negotiations to reach an agreement on a national unity government.

60% of victims of human trafficking are women and girls: Under-Secretary-General of UN

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 11:04 GMT

This came during a United Nations session to discuss ways to address gender-based violence and human trafficking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chaired by Egypt, UN Biodiversity Convention adopts 2021 interim budget

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The COP14 Secretariat praised Egypt's efforts and leadership during its one-year presidency of the conference amid the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic, the statement said.