UN Executive Secretary Praises Egypt's performance amid pandemic

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 06:54 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait had a virtual conference Saturday with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe to discuss economic development in Egypt amid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

UN Security Council renewed UNSMIL’s mandate in Libya for another year through Resolution 2542 (2020)

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:51 GMT

The UN Security Council extend the mandate of its integrated special political mission in Libya, listing a range of mediation and good offices tasks.

Egyptian candidate to UN post gets 49 votes out of 54

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:21 GMT

The ministry added, in a statement, that the elections were held in the first meeting of the Council in its new session in New York.

Italy welcomes Libyan immediate ceasefire initative

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 02:19 GMT

In a statement, the Italian Foreign Ministry expressed its hope that the recent developments regarding the resumption of oil production in Libya will witness concrete implementation on the ground.

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by coronavirus closures

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The U.N. chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education in their critical preschool year.

The world celebrates World Friendship Day on July 30

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 12:51 GMT

Friendship is celebrated to realize its usefulness and importance as one of the noble and valuable feelings in human life all over the world.

PM: Egypt prioritizing combating human trafficking

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 09:40 GMT

The 2014 constitution banned all kinds of oppression and labor exploitation.

COVID-19 and the Arab Region: An Opportunity to Build Back Better

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 03:29 GMT

The global pandemic has revealed endemic challenges.

UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in war-torn Yemen

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:33 GMT

The report, which covers only the southern parts of Yemen, forecasts that the number of people "facing high levels of acute food insecurity" will increase from two million in February-April this year to 3.2 million in July-December.

British Council in Egypt extends efforts to fight violence against women, defines forms of violence

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

An online discussion titled 'Violence against Women and the Role of The Media and Social Media' took place last week as part of the British Council’s society program ‘A Safe Campus Community for All’.

Sudan’s report on GERD meetings excludes possibility of final agreement

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The Sudanese government said Tuesday that his country submitted a report on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to the African Union after the end of the negotiations between the ministers of irrigation of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopian.

Egypt asserts commitment to face extremism during UN virtual counter-terrorism week

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 07:41 GMT

The Egyptian permanent mission at the United Nations participated in the UN’s virtual counter-terrorism week, held from 6 to 10 July.

UN envoy, Libyan Speaker mull implementation mechanism of Cairo Declaration

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 09:44 GMT

The Speaker office said the meeting mulled ways to support and implement the Cairo Declaration.

Ethiopian PM deems discussion on GERD with AU, Egypt, Sudan 'fruitful'

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The African Union has said an agreement has been reached between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resolve the outstanding problems regarding GERD via dialogue.

UNODC executive director calls for collective action in face of drug trafficking

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:27 GMT

Around 269 million people used drugs worldwide in 2018, which is 30 percent more than in 2009, while over 35 million people suffer from drug use disorders.

In letter to UN: Sudan says ‘deeply concerned’ of Ethiopia’s unilateral filling of GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 10:46 GMT

"Sudan is deeply concerned about Ethiopia decision to start filling the GERD reservoir in the absence of an agreement" read the letter.

Int'l, regional entities hasten to urge deal before Ethiopia unilaterally fills massive dam

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The U.S. has reaffirmed its support for “a fair and equitable agreement that balances the interests” of Ethiopia and the two downstream nations, while the Arab League said the water security of Egypt and Sudan are integral to the Arab national security.

BREAKING: Arab League, UN urge Israel to abandon 'destructive' annexation plans

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Aboul Gheit stressed during his statement that the annex "will destroy any prospect for peace in the future."

Egypt should be aware of foreigners plots in Libya, Libyan Speaker

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 12:41 GMT

The Libyan Speaker, Aguila Saleh, said in a statement that he on behalf of the Libyan people appreciates the speech given by the President Abdel Fatah al Sisi.

UN says committed to supporting Egypt to overcome COVID-19 challenges

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 04:56 GMT

The core of these priorities is represented in supporting national efforts to manage natural resources in Egypt, reduce environmental risks, boost the local economy and maintain a greener society.