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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/21/2022 9:41:26 PM
'Despite the continent’s enormous renewable energy potential, just two percent of renewable energy investments have gone to Africa over the last decade," UN Secretary General António Guterres underlined in his speech at the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development, adding that Countries must arrive in Egypt for COP27 determined with clear plans to close this financing gap.

World - Region
6/21/2022 9:42:19 AM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on late Monday called for the Security Council to extend its authorization of cross-border aid into northwest Syria by a year -- a policy that veto-holding Russia has criticized.

World - Region
6/18/2022 2:37:08 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on authorities in Beirut to respect the decision of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which on Thursday imposed life sentences on two members of Hezbollah for involvement in the 2005 bombing that claimed the life of former prime minister Rafik Hariri.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/5/2022 9:26:16 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Sunday in a meeting with Virginia Gamba, special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, that Egypt gives top priority to the rights of children and providing them with protection against abuse and violence.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/1/2022 3:44:49 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for quick and decisive action to ensure a "steady flow of food" as the war in Ukraine has disrupted global food and energy markets.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/28/2022 11:56:00 PM
Russia pounded targets from practically one end of Ukraine to the other Thursday, including Kyiv, bombarding the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow's forces retreated weeks ago.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/23/2022 9:50:57 PM
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday criticised a decision by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to visit Moscow on Tuesday, before heading to Kyiv.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/22/2022 8:55:56 PM
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres plans to meet Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to press for fighting to stop in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/19/2022 6:57:16 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for a four-day ``humanitarian pause'' in fighting in Ukraine, starting Thursday to coincide with Orthodox Christians' Holy Week observances.

Egypt - Defence
3/9/2022 11:24:44 AM
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned the attack against a logistics convoy of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), during which two Egyptian peacekeepers were killed and four seriously injured.

World - Region
3/7/2022 9:43:54 PM
Special Adviser of the UN Secretary-General on Libya Stephanie Williams on Monday highlighted the need for internal cooperation for "lasting stability" in the North African country.

World - International
2/18/2022 4:43:29 PM
With East-West tensions at their highest point since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is probably a more dangerous place now than during the Cold War.

World - International
1/13/2022 11:19:40 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged the United States and the World Bank to unfreeze Afghan funds, locked since the Taliban's return to power, to prevent "the nightmare unfolding in Afghanistan" from getting worse.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/11/2022 6:22:34 PM

World - Region
1/4/2022 1:52:31 PM
Stephanie Williams, the Special Adviser to the UN’s Secretary-General on Libya, stressed in a tweet on Tuesday "the need to keep the electoral process in the country moving forward in order to realise the aspirations of the 2.8m Libyan citizens who registered to vote."

World - International
12/9/2021 6:59:09 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tested negative for Covid-19 Thursday and ended two days of isolation prompted by exposure to a UN official with the coronavirus.

World - Region
12/7/2021 7:55:49 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment Monday of American diplomat Stephanie Williams, who led talks that resulted in the October 2020 cease-fire deal in Libya, to support the holding of presidential elections in the oil-rich north African country scheduled later this month which face many challenges.

World - International
11/30/2021 7:39:40 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that only a "global vaccination plan" could end the Covid-19 pandemic and called the uneven roll-out of vaccines around the world "immoral."

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/11/2021 7:41:00 PM
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, hailed on Thursday Egypt’s efforts to face the impacts of climate change locally and globally while taking into consideration African countries’ interests.

Opinion -
10/15/2021 1:27:00 PM
We at FAO have already rolled up our sleeves and got down to the practical tasks of leading the implementation and driving the transformation.

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