The UN is concerned about the fact that the Egyptian government has failed to open a proper investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of prominent economist Ayman Hadhoud.
UN: Egypt received most communications from UN on enforced disappearances globally
Egypt has received more communications from the United Nations on enforced disappearances than any other country, according to the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights defenders.
UNESCO warns tsunami in Egypt, Turkey ‘almost 100% likely’
It is almost 100 percent likely that a tsunami wave exceeding one-metre will occur in the Mediterranean – including Turkey and Egypt – within the next 30 years, according to UNESCO.
UN human rights chief criticised for praising ‘positive steps’ taken by Egypt
The UN human rights chief has said she appreciates the “positive steps” taken by the Egyptian president “to advance human rights.”
As COP27 nears, can Egypt lead the global climate agenda?
Seated at the crossroads of the Middle East and North Africa and unrivalled as the most populous country in the Arab world, Egypt has long distinguished itself as a leader of the region.
Egypt Introduces the First Psychotherapy Clinic for Abused Women
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) announced on Tuesday, 19 April the inauguration of the Safe Women Clinic, Egypt’s first psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women at the Ahalina Medical Center in Cairo.
As IPCC report shows rising global south emissions, environment expert points to historical responsibility of developed nations
In a new report, the United Nations’ climate body renewed its warning that temperatures will cross dangerous thresholds if carbon emissions are not reduced beyond the rates that countries have committed to thus far.
Ukraine war raising malnutrition risk in Middle East: UNICEF
Rising food prices as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine are increasing the risk of malnutrition of millions of children in the Middle East and North Africa, the UN children’s agency warned Thursday.
‘Grave threat to life’: UN climate chief issues warning for MENA
The first-ever Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Climate Week runs from March 28 to 31 as one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change seeks ways to address its dire threat.
Human Rights Watch urges UN to ‘do more’ about rights violations in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt
Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged the United Nations on Monday to do more to tackle human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, and other countries.