Egypt

Egypt

16 April 2019
SG/T/3251

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Cairo from Tunis early on Monday evening, 1 April.

2 April 2019

A report by the Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Programme and the European Union, finds that 113 million people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity in 2018, down slightly from 124 million in 2017.  Nearly two thirds of those suffering are in just eight countries.

10 September 2018

In Bangkok, the Climate Change Conference ended on 9 September with an urgent call for accelerated climate action.  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary said that the Conference had resulted in “uneven progress” on the guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement.

28 February 2018
BIO/5065

The new Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations, Mohamed Fathi Ahmed Edrees, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

5 January 2018

United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock today approved the largest-ever allocation by the Central Emergency Response Fund — $50 million — to rapidly bolster aid for Yemen.  The humanitarian situation there has deteriorated despite recent progress in opening key Red Sea ports to food and fuel shipments.

29 December 2017
SG/SM/18844

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

4 December 2017

The Secretary-General, in a message to the United Nations Environment Assembly opening in Nairobi today, said that solutions to prevent, mitigate and manage pollution existed, and that beating pollution would help reduce poverty, improve health, create decent jobs, address climate change and protect life on earth and sea.

1 December 2017

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has reported that refugees fleeing militia violence in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and arriving in Zambia have crossed the 12,000 mark, with 80 per cent of them women and children, driven out by extreme brutality of rampaging militias.

24 November 2017
SC/13086

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sebastiano Cardi (Italy):

24 November 2017
SG/SM/18797

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

21 October 2017
SC/13039

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President François Delattre (France):

12 September 2017
SG/SM/18672

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

11 September 2017
SC/12982

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

8 July 2017
SG/SM/18605

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

7 July 2017
SC/12905

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Liu Jieyi (China):

26 May 2017
SC/12845

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Elbio Rosselli (Uruguay):

26 May 2017
SG/SM/18539

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

10 April 2017

Today, the Secretary-General will designate Malala Yousafzai as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, with a special focus on girls’ education.  A global advocate for girls’ education and Nobel Peace Laureate, she will become the youngest-ever Messenger and the first to be designated by the current Secretary-General.

9 April 2017
SC/12787

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Nikki Haley (United States):

9 April 2017
SG/SM/18491

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: