Category Archives: General

Reform Efforts in Department of Public Information Will Promote Agility, Boost Impact, Under-Secretary-General Tells Fourth Committee

Delegates Stress Importance of Multilingualism,Parity among United Nations Languages as Debate on Information Questions BeginsReform efforts currently under way are designed to help the Department of Public Information (DPI) become more agile in operat...

Reform Efforts in Department of Public Information Will Promote Agility, Boost Impact, Under-Secretary-General Tells Fourth Committee

Delegates Stress Importance of Multilingualism,Parity among United Nations Languages as Debate on Information Questions BeginsReform efforts currently under way are designed to help the Department of Public Information (DPI) become more agile in operat...

Diplomatic Protection Cornerstone of International Relations, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Voicing Concern over Rising Attacks

Members Conclude Debate on Additional Protocols to 1949 Geneva ConventionProtection of diplomatic and consular representatives � as well as the security and inviolability of diplomatic and consular missions, their archives, documents and communications...

Diplomatic Protection Cornerstone of International Relations, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Voicing Concern over Rising Attacks

Members Conclude Debate on Additional Protocols to 1949 Geneva ConventionProtection of diplomatic and consular representatives � as well as the security and inviolability of diplomatic and consular missions, their archives, documents and communications...

Special Envoy on Syrian Conflict, in Security Council Briefing, Announces Resignation, Vowing to Pursue Political Solution ‘until the Last Hour’

The Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Syria, briefing the Security Council today on efforts to push forward a constitutional committee aimed at ending the eight-year-long conflict in Syria, also announced his decision to step down at the end of Nov...

Egyptian President Urges Russia to Resume Flights to Resorts

MOSCOW, Egypt's president urged Russia on Tuesday to resume direct flights to Egyptian resorts as he discussed ways to bolster ties with Russian officials and lawmakers.Moscow suspended the flights after a bomb planted by the Islamic State group brough...

NEWS ANALYSIS: OIL PRICE HIKES PRESSURE EGYPT’S BUDGET AMID TIGHT REFORM PROGRAMME

CAIRO, Egypt, As Egypt is going through a strict economic reform programme, which was started in the late 2016, to contain a budget deficit and economic slowdown, the recent skyrocketing oil prices, add further burdens on the country's state budget,

NEWS ANALYSIS: OIL PRICE HIKES PRESSURE EGYPT’S BUDGET AMID TIGHT REFORM PROGRAMME

CAIRO, Egypt, As Egypt is going through a strict economic reform programme, which was started in the late 2016, to contain a budget deficit and economic slowdown, the recent skyrocketing oil prices, add further burdens on the country's state budget,