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Egypt’s FM receives UN Special envoy for Libya in Cairo

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 09:15 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive Abdoulaye Bathily, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, on Monday at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry downtown Cairo, announced the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in a statement.

COP27: Africa's event with highest turnout in history of climate conferences responds to logistic criticism

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 12:09 GMT

Some logistical issues at COP27 received wide coverage in a few British and U.S. newspapers and websites despite their small scale and at the expense of the climate discussions that were held at the huge event. Here is the response.

Egypt exerted big efforts regarding Palestinian reconciliation: Mahmoud Abbas

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 12:07 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hailed the “historical” relations with Egypt, which he called “the warm embrace” of Palestine.

Egypt, ISESCO, UN signed agreement to establish fund for protecting archaeological Sites and museums from climate change impacts

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 - 01:36 GMT

The government is building two solar power plants in the Grand Egyptian Museum and Sharm El Sheikh Museum.

Mahmoud Mohieldin: There is still a great opportunity to make progress in climate action at COP27

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 11:36 GMT

On adaptation, Mohieldin noted that a better job could be done in obtaining funding from the public and private sectors as well as domestic and external sources in order to advance the climate action agenda.

Hayah Karima attracted UN attention as one of unique initiatives in its speed, timing: Mohieldin

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 04:09 GMT

The climate champion indicated that there are global standards and controls for the development process, adding that the community must participate in this process.

World Tourism Day 2022: Rethinking Tourism

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 03:38 GMT

In some areas, tourist arrivals have reached or exceeded pre-pandemic levels.

Egypt treats thousands of Africas from Hepatitis C

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:38 GMT

Egypt would run for the leadership of the group to work on accelerating the eradication of hepatitis C by 2030, in line with the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals and the goals of the World Health Organization.

Climate change remains most dangerous existential threat facing the world: Sisi

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 10:19 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said that politics, food, and energy crisis are affecting all parts of the world and considered to be global challenges nowadays. He also noted that climate change remains the most dangerous existential challenge that face the world.

More than $500B will be required in Africa to achieve universal energy access by 2030: UN

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 10:38 GMT

This came during her speech at the Egypt International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICT2022) and the African Ministers of Finance, Economy, and Environment Meeting for the COP27.

UN: Egypt ramps up initiatives to speed up transition to low carbon economy

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 07:57 GMT

“The Egyptian Government recognizes the huge responsibility of organizing a successful [the 2022 UN climate conference (COP27)] Conference,” said Dr. Samir Tantawy, a climate change expert at the United Nations Development Program.

Yemeni Chairman of Presidential Leadership Council praises relations with Egypt

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 09:28 GMT

Yemeni Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council, Rashad al-Alimi praised the distinguished relations between Sana'a and Cairo, and his ‘appreciation for the Egyption key role supporting Yemeni people and their legitimate leadership.

UN chief calls for 'calm' & 'restraint' in Iraq

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:43 GMT

The secretary-general "has been following with concern the ongoing protests in Iraq today, during which demonstrators entered government buildings," UN News Center quoted Stephane Dujarric as saying in a statement.

Libyan Crisis: UN chief deeply concerned over violence in Tripoli

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 02:26 GMT

Guterres, in the statement carried by Libya Al Ahrar, called for an immediate cessation of violence in Tripoli and urged the Libyan parties to engage in a genuine dialogue to address the ongoing political impasse and not to use force to resolve their differences.

Embrace a world free of nuclear weapons

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 12:35 GMT

The International Day Against Nuclear Tests highlights the importance of a nuclear test ban as a valuable step towards a safer world.

Egypt welcomes extension of UN-mediated truce in Yemen

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 02:57 GMT

“The extension includes a commitment by the Government and Houthi rebels to intensify negotiations to reach an expanded agreement as soon as possible,” the UN said on August 2.

US amb. to Libya thanks outgoing SASG Stephanie Williams for her efforts

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:52 GMT

The Libyan news agency quoted the US diplomat as saying that he thanked Williams for her efforts that pave the way for holding elections in Libya.

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.

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