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Sisi ready to train Lebanese army: Hariri

In an interview with state-run news agency MENA, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said that he called on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to take part in training the Lebanese army; a request to which Sisi responded favorably during their meeting at the presidential palace on Wednesday.

NCHR, Interior Ministry sign protocol to train 300 policemen on human rights

The National Council for Human Rights and the Interior Ministry, on Thursday, signed a joint protocol of cooperation for organizing training sessions for policemen on human rights. Members of the council and representatives of the ministry sectors were in attendance at the council headquarters in Giza.

Egypt establishes highly-trained special navy forces brigade in Red Sea

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated on Thursday the southern navy leadership, which is based in the Red Sea and consists of a special navy forces brigade. The step is viewed as a measure that would foster military efficiency between the Egyptian Armed Forces and navy based in the Red Sea.

Police officers to undergo human rights awareness training organised by NCHR

Police officers will soon need to participate in human rights courses and lessons on how to deal with citizens. This comes after the Minister of Interior Magdy Abdel Ghaffar approved on Tuesday a preliminary cooperation protocol with the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

Egypt’s Ain Shams University Launches Unit To Combat Sexual Harassment

Ain Shams University inaugurated on Monday its first unit to combat sexual harassment, under the auspices of the university’s vice president Wahab Ezzat, a delegation from the Swedish embassy in Cairo and two representatives from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Magdy Khaled and Germaine Haddad.

Defense Ministry to train Parliament on combatting ‘fourth-generation warfare’

Parliament members will receive a training course on national security, the dangers that the Middle East faces and “fourth-generation warfare” at the Defense Ministry-affiliated Nasser Military Academy throughout the month of April, Parliament’s general secretariat informed MPs on Tuesday.