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Business - Energy
1/24/2023 9:22:34 PM
Norway on Tuesday said it plans to offer a record number of gas and oil exploration blocks in the Arctic, with environmental NGOs condemning an "aggressive" promotion of fossil fuels.

World - International
1/17/2023 12:28:23 PM
At least three leading international aid agencies have partially resumed life-saving work in Afghanistan, after assurances from the Taliban authorities that Afghan women can continue to work in the health sector.

World - International
1/1/2023 4:02:44 PM
A senior U.N. official in Afghanistan met on Sunday the deputy prime minister of the Taliban-led government to discuss a ban on women working for non-governmental groups that Afghan authorities have announced in a series of measures rolling back women's rights.

World - International
12/27/2022 10:00:37 PM
Italy will allow the Ocean Viking humanitarian ship to dock at an Italian port and disembark 113 people rescued from the waters of the Mediterranean, a French NGO said Tuesday.

World - International
12/26/2022 6:15:28 PM
Christian Aid on Monday became the fifth foreign aid group to suspend operations in Afghanistan after the country's Taliban rulers ordered all NGOs to stop women staff from working.

World - International
12/26/2022 2:44:54 PM
The top UN official in Kabul met with a Taliban government minister in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, following a decision by the country's new rulers to bar women from working for non-governmental organizations, the UN mission said.

World - International
12/25/2022 2:11:40 PM
Foreign aid groups on Sunday suspended their operations in Afghanistan following a decision by the country's Taliban rulers to ban women from working at international and local non-governmental organizations, while the US and Germany have condemned these actions by the Taliban.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:00:05 PM
The US has condemned the Taliban for ordering non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to stop employing women, saying the ban will disrupt vital and life-saving assistance to millions.

World - International
12/24/2022 6:05:24 PM
The Taliban government on Saturday ordered all foreign and domestic non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to suspend employing women, allegedly because some female employees didn't wear the Islamic headscarf correctly.

World - Africa
12/10/2022 3:59:46 PM
​A German humanitarian worker held hostage in the Sahel for more than four-and-a-half years has been freed, his organisation said on Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/1/2022 10:38:05 PM
The European Parliament’s new resolution regarding human rights in Egypt is a shock. Not only is it “politicised”, but it is also “arrogant” and “misleading”.

World - International
11/15/2022 5:55:18 PM
France has rejected asylum applications from 44 of the 234 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by the Ocean Viking NGO ship, who will be returned to their country of origin, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Tuesday.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/5/2022 8:28:56 PM
The 27th session of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change Conference (COP27) is set to kick off in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh on Sunday with the participation of dozens of world leaders, international organizations, and environmental NGOs.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/1/2022 10:13:56 PM
More than 90 heads of state, some 30,000 people representing governments, businesses, NGOs, civil society groups and CEOs, will meet from 6 to 18 November in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh to participate in the world’s biggest and most important annual climate-related conference.

World - Africa
10/31/2022 8:54:43 PM
More than 2,000 people were detained during and after the deadly clashes between security forces and protesters in Chad last month, a rights group said Monday, voicing fears of more violence to come.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/25/2022 9:40:13 PM
Egypt is ensuring the proper representation of civil society at the UN climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt - Society
10/12/2022 6:12:05 PM
Egypt has extended the grace period for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to legalise their status in the country in order to comply with NGO Law 149/2019.

World - Region
9/22/2022 12:58:11 PM
Protests in Iran following the death of a young woman arrested by morality police could signal "a big change", according to Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, director of Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/20/2022 11:36:00 AM
Egypt has laid the groundwork to improve human rights according to two NGOs.

Egypt - Society
9/11/2022 7:09:24 PM
Egypt is “very keen” to allow the greatest possible number of local and foreign civil society organisations to participate and express their views in the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Sunday.

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