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Egyptian version of UN's initiative launches at WYF under name of 'Shabab Balad'

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 11:07 GMT

The Egyptian version of the United Nations' initiative “Generation Unlimited” was launched today under the name “Shabab Balad” during the World Youth Forum 2021 (WYF) in Sharm El Sheikh under the auspices of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, making Egypt the first country in the region to witness the launch of a national version of the international platform.

World organizations heads praise WYF’s opportunities to create better, healthier future

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 12:20 GMT

A number of leaders of international organization made recorded messages on challenges facing youths and their constructive responsibility in facing them.

22 million Ethiopians to be in need of food aid in 2022: UN report

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 07:03 GMT

The report was issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

UNDP summarizes all about urban resilience, details key success factors

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 05:23 GMT

UNDP summarizes all about urban resilience, details key success factors

UNIDO highlights lessons from COVID-19, makes speculations about post-pandemic manufacturing sector

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 02:37 GMT

The report describes resilience factors, types of responses, and trends of the future.

UNCTAD showcases potential of African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 07:25 GMT

Although the free trade part entails removing tariffs, that is not all.

UN received reports of human rights violations amid war in Ethiopia: Nashif

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 02:35 GMT

All parties are accused of committing severe human rights violations due to the crisis in the country, Nashif added.

African ministers recommend benefiting from Egypt’s experience in combating terrorism

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Those were participating in the eighth High-level Political Forum 2021 (HLPF 2021) of the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC).

Themes of concept sessions held by Egypt during chairmanship of AU Peace and Security Council showcased

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Equally, other activities pertinent to conflicts on the continent took place.

UN General Assembly approves Egypt-drafted resolutions on Jerusalem, Syria's Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 09:59 GMT

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khalek announced the news Thursday.

Egypt to launch new initiative targeted at women in December 2021

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 01:13 GMT

Madbouli elaborated that the initiative is targeted at rural and urban women to expand their participation in the labor market and improve their empowerment.

UN Women chief hails Egypt’s efforts to empower women in meeting with FM

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 08:31 GMT

Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women Sima Bahous hailed Egypt’s efforts to empower women as she met on Saturday with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

Memory of the day: Egypt’s Boutros Boutros Ghali elected Secretary-General of the United Nations

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 11:47 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 21.

United Nations allocate $25M to 'support lifesaving assistance' in Ethiopia's besieged Tigray

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 01:23 GMT

The funds will be directed to Tigray region, where armed conflict is ongoing.

Chance for political solution to Ethiopian crisis is low: AU high representative for Horn of Africa

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 10:54 GMT

A motion was submitted to the United Nations Security Council.

Ethiopia’s army urges former members to join fight against Tigray rebels

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 09:58 GMT

The Ethiopian Army has called on army members to rejoin the military shortly after the state of emergency has been announced as rebels have advanced toward the capital, Addis Ababa.

Egypt, United Nations launch ' Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees in Egypt'

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 06:32 GMT

A ceremony led by Minister Sameh Shokry and UN Resident Coordinator Elena Panova was held Thursday.

Government of Japan announces foreign recipients of the Autumn 2021 Imperial Decorations on November 3

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 03:46 GMT

Ambassador of the Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States to the United Nations & Special Adviser on Africa to the United Nations Secretary-General Maged Abdelfatah Abdelaziz is among the recipients.

UN cites atrocities, possible war crimes in Tigray while Ethiopian PM urges ‘burying’ rebels

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 10:44 GMT

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and the UN Human Rights Office released a report on Wednesday, revealing violations by all parties in the Tigray conflict of international human rights, humanitarian and refugee law, and possible war crimes and crimes against humanity.

WCD in Luxor reccommendations: Int'l community should deal with climate with same urgency as COVID-19

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 10:50 GMT

This is considered the first Global Observance of World Cities Day (WCD) in the Middle East and North Africa region, where participants included the Egyptian Prime Minister, heads of UN agencies, mayors, ministers, a goodwill ambassador and youth representative.