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UN Woman: Egyptian stock exchange knocks bell for women

The Egyptian stock exchange knocks bell for women today, on the occasion of celebrating the International Women’s Day, UN Women Country Representative in Egypt Blerta Aliko said in a press conference on Tuesday. UN women organised a visit to Minya governorate on Wednesday to meet a number of rural women who were helped to have …

Hagar Omran

Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya from Myanmar continues: UN

“The ethnic cleansing of Rohingya in Myanmar continues,” UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour said on Tuesday after speaking to newly-arrived Rohingya in refugee camps in Bangladesh. “I do not think we can draw any other conclusion from what I have seen and heard in Cox’s Bazar,” referring to the Bangladesh district that …

Daily News Egypt

UN warns Yemen at risk of famine in 2018

The World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday warned that “breakthrough” by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen is needed to allow the offload of desperately needed food supplies, while warning that the country was at risk of famine in 2018. On Monday, a ship carrying four mobile cranes docked in the main rebel-held port of …

Daily News Egypt

Africa achieved only 1.7% economic growth in 2016: UN

The constant changes that struck the Egyptian economy throughout 2016 is only part of the bigger picture and the fluctuations that hit the entire African continent, according to the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) “Economic Report on Africa 2017”. The report was further elaborated in a conference held at the United Nations Information …

Reem Hosam El-din

Women and their day

On 8 March 1857, thousands of women went out to protest on the streets of New York against the inhumane conditions under which they were forced to work. Even though police intervened to disperse the protests, it still managed to make officials to look into the problems of working women. On 8 March 1908, thousands …

Mohamed Samir

International Cooperation Minister heads first consultative meeting to discuss new UN strategic framework in Egypt 

Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr held the first consultative meeting for national authorities on Sunday to discuss the new United Nations (UN) framework. The meeting was held with the participation of the UN resident coordinator Richard Dicts and representatives from 22 bodies, including the ministries of foreign affairs, justice, planning, local development and housing, …

Daily News Egypt