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IMF / EGYPT

Following four years of political uncertainty and economic slowdown, Egypt has chosen a path of adjustment and reform which, if followed resolutely, will lead to economic stability and growth, the IMF said in its first comprehensive assessment of the North African nation's economy in five years. IMF / FILE

11 Feb 2015 | Read More »

EGYPT / FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

UNDP advocated against the practice of female genital mutilation back in 2003 and in 2008, a law was passed to criminalize the practice. UNDP

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The leaders of Qatar, Egypt, Jordan and France have called on the international community to stand fight the global threat posed by terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. Speaking before the General Assembly in New York, French President François Hollande said that France will “never give in to blackmail, to pressure, to barbaric acts,” soon after the [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / WFP AID CROSSING

For the first time since 2007, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday, carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days. WFP

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesperson said that a team from the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which included an international weapons expert, went to the school at Beit Hanoun to survey the aftermath of the attack   but the team was forced to leave the area after gunfire was heard around the school. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / AL JAZEERA JOURNALISTS

The deputy-director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said that 14 journalists are jailed inEgyptincluding three Al Jazeera journalists, making Egyptthe biggest jailor of journalists in the Arab world "more thanSyriawhere there are about 12, that's not a record that any country should be happy to have." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / EGYPT SENTENCES

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN human rights chief  Navi Pillay expressed “shock” and  "deep concern" over recent court decisions in Egypt, including confirmation of 183 death sentences as well as heavy jail sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists and 11 other defendants who were tried in absentia.  UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / EGYPT FAHMY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy at UN headquarters – among the topics of discussion– the decision handed down by a panel of judges for the for the mass execution of 683 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. UNIFEED – UNTV  

1 May 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EGYPT EXECUTIONS HRC

The UN human rights chief has called the mass imposition of the death penalty of 683 individuals inEgypt”outrageous” saying this “clearly breached international human rights law”. CH UNTV

29 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WHO / HEPATITIS C GUIDELINES

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first guidance for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic infection that affects an estimated 130 million to 150 million people and results in 350,000 to 500,000 deaths a year. WHO/FILE

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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