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Egypt's NCW launches awareness campign within 16 days of combating violence against women

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 10:52 GMT

The Egyptian National Council for Women is launching a media campaign to raise awareness of the issue of violence against women.

Egypt FM stresses UN's role in supporting political process in Libya

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 12:46 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed on Monday the important role played by the UN in supporting the political process and the constitutional path in Libya.

OIC chief reiterates sustained support to UN alliance of civilizations

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 01:50 GMT

‏In a statement at the High Level Ministerial Group of the Ninth Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations held in Fez, the secretary general appreciated the initiative by Morocco of hosting the Forum’s ninth edition, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets UN General Assembly president in Sharm El Sheikh

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President of the 27th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [COP27] Sameh Shoukry, met Monday with Csaba Kőrösi President of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in Sharm El Sheikh.

President Sisi meets UN Secretary-General on sidelines of 31st Arab Summit in Algeria

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 - 04:36 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on Tuesday with Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres on the sidelines of the 31st Arab Summit taking place on November 1-2 in Algeria.

Egypt is only country in Middle East whose economy has survived Corona pandemic: UN

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 01:15 GMT

Egypt is the only country in the Middle East whose economy has withstood the Corona pandemic at positive growth rates, as it took positive steps to support tourism, according to UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova.

UN lauds Egypt's efforts to help reach Gaza ceasefire

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 08:19 GMT

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza, commending Egypt's efforts to help restore calm.

Representing 67 states: Egypt demands UN action on human rights pertaining to water

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ahmed Gamal El Din delivered a joint statement representing 67 states at the 50th session of the Council for Human Rights (UNCHR).

In pics: Egypt wins membership of Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women for 2023-2026

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 07:55 GMT

Egypt’s President of the National Council for Women [NCW] Maya Morsy was elected to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for 2023-2026.

Egypt expresses concern at UN about rise in humanitarian needs due to global crises

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 02:26 GMT

Those are armed conflicts, natural disasters, climate change, COVID-19 and hike in food prices.

Egypt welcomes outcome of 3rd round of Libyan constitutional committee meetings

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 01:54 GMT

Egypt welcomed on Monday the outcomes of the third round of the Libyan constitutional committee meetings held in Cairo in coordination with the United Nations on June 12-20.

Egypt localizes environment-friendly transport ahead of COP27

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt has developed a future strategy to introduce electric means of transport into public transport.

Aly Farag, Feryal Ashraf appointed ambassadors for UN Global Initiative in Egypt ‘Shabab Balad’

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 08:50 GMT

There are 28 millions targeted by the initiative in Egypt.

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.

Egyptian Armed Forces mourns death of 2 Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces mourned on Friday the killing of two Egyptian peacekeepers and the injury of another in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion while carrying out a mission in central Mali.

Egypt’s star Amir El-Masry to serve as ambassador of United Nation’s Shabab Balad Initiative

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 11:00 GMT

Egypt’s star Amir El-Masry to serve as ambassador of United Nation’s Shabab Balad Initiative

United Nations’ International Initiative ‘Shabab Balad’ appoints Ahmed Dash as its ambassador

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 11:56 GMT

United Nations’ International Initiative ‘Shabab Balad’ appoints Ahmed Dash as its ambassador

Egypt, UK co-chair ministerial meeting on climate pledges in Copenhagen

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 02:31 GMT

In his speech, Minister Shokry said that the meeting was a chance to exchange views and experience on the aspects of international climate work.

Young art and sports stars appointed as Ambassadors for ‘Shabab Balad’

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 06:03 GMT

‘Shabab Balad’, coordinated by the UNICEF, was successfully launched during the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El-Sheikh last January under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Sisi.

Egypt, Morocco stipulate reciprocal support on UN resolutions pertinent to disputes with other parties

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The foreign ministries of Egypt and Morocco issued late on Monday a joint statement on the talks held by Minister Sameh Shokry and his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Borita in Rabat.