UN

June 26: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Torture aims to annihilate the personality of the victim and deny the inherent dignity of the human being.

World celebrates International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 12:23 GMT

The International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking falls on June 26 of every year.

Exclusive document shows number of votes obtained by CEDAW candidates, Egypt ranks 4th

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 10:54 GMT

Egypt’s candidate to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) succeeded to earn 126 votes at the UN, ranking 4th among 12 winners out of 23 candidates.

UN High Commissioner praises steps taken by President Sisi to advance human rights file in Egypt

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Bachelet congratulated Khattab on assuming the position of president of the council, to be the first woman to occupy this position, and praised her internationally recognized expertise, the statement added.

Egypt expresses readiness to cooperate with UN on protecting children against violations during armed conflicts

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 03:15 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba.

‘Protracted political impasse’ further polarizing Libya, says UN official

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 03:37 GMT

“A coordinated and constructive effort is required to prevent further polarization and end the political stalemate.”

UN Secretary-General thanks Egypt's Sisi for allowing operation of direct flights between Cairo, Sanaa

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 09:35 GMT

In mid-April, Yemeni Foreign Minister Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak said that his country has coordinated with Egypt and Jordan to start flights through the Houthi-controlled Sanaa International Airport.

May 15 marks International Day of Families

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:59 GMT

Family issues have been the subject of attention at the United Nations during the 1980s.

EU in Egypt celebrates Europe Day, 45th anniversary of Egypt-EU ties

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 04:06 GMT

"The Russian war is causing unspeakable pain and destruction. It is gravely impacting a global economy still reeling from the pandemic. The EU and its Member States stand with Ukraine." said the statement.

United Nations, African Union, Arab League, Muslim World League condemn terror attack in Egypt's Sinai

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The terror attack was launched Saturday against a water lifting plant on the eastern bank of the Suez Canal in Sinai, killing 11 military men and injuring five.

May 8, 9: Time of remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 11:07 GMT

The General Assembly, by its resolution 59/26 of November 22, 2004, declared May 8 and 9 a time of remembrance and reconciliation.

Egypt warns against Israel’s continued attempts to Judaize East Jerusalem

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 11:00 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Osama Abdel Khalek warned against the Israeli continued attempts to Judaize East Jerusalem, state’s news agency MENA reported.

Memory of the day: Israel completes withdrawal from Egypt’s Sinai in 1982

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 12:08 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on April 25.

UN Security Council holds Tuesday session on Libya

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 12:00 GMT

During its April 30 session, the UN Security Council is scheduled to discuss extending mandate of UN Support Mission in Libya, reported Libya State News Agency (WAL) on Monday.

Egypt, UN leverage new tools to put Africa in driver’s seat, identify regional priorities for addressing climate change

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 12:34 GMT

The meeting is part of Vera Songwe’s official mission to Cairo to participate in COP27 related discussions with the government officials and other stakeholders.

COP27 in Sharm el Sheikh key opportunity for discussing renewable energy sources: Frans Timmermans

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 01:29 GMT

Executive Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans said the participation of world leaders in COP27 is a key opportunity for bringing forth and carrying out new ideas toward enhancing new and renewable energy sources usage.

World Health Day 2022: Our Planet, Our Health

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7.

All you need to know about International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:42 GMT

In 1979, the General Assembly adopted a program of activities to be carried out during the second half of the Decade of Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination.

US: Libya's Bashagha, Dabaiba to start negotiations soon

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 12:17 GMT

In a tweet, Norland conveyed his understanding that Dabaiba is prepared to participate in these talks.

Egypt’s COP 27 President-designate, UN Secretary-General discuss preparation for Climate Change Conference

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 12:13 GMT

The priority issues of climate action were also discussed during the call. The two sides also agreed to continue consultation and coordination in this regard during the coming period, Hafez continued.

More