Press releases

UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

UNDP appoints Michael Haddad as regional goodwill ambassador for climate action

Amman, 16 September 2019—The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) today announced the appointment of Lebanese endurance athlete Mich....more
ITU-UNESCO and the AUC to join forces in promoting “Health, Education and Big Data for enhancing wellbeing” in Tech Talk Event on 24 September 2019

ITU-UNESCO and the AUC to join forces in promoting “Health, Education and Big Data for enhancing wellbeing” in Tech Talk Event on 24 September 2019

The Digital Inclusion Tech-Talks is a TED-style event organized by ITU, UNESCO and AUC as part of the 2019 Digital Inclusion Week for the Arab States. The 2019 Health Exhibition an....more
Growing at a slower pace, world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100: UN Report

Growing at a slower pace, world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100: UN Report

 Growth rates vary across regions and more countries are experiencing population declineNew York, 17 June –The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion ....more
The UN Welcomes the Determination of the Egyptian Government to End FGM in Egypt

The UN Welcomes the Determination of the Egyptian Government to End FGM in Egypt

Cairo, 27 May 2019- The UN in Egypt applauds the positive and encouraging steps towards renewing the call of action for a Social Contract to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in ....more
The National Council for Women and UN Women Praise the Selection of “Between Two Seas” in Brooklyn Film Festival

The National Council for Women and UN Women Praise the Selection of “Between Two Seas” in Brooklyn Film Festival

Joint Press ReleaseCairo, 26 May 2019- “Between Two Seas” by the director Anas Tolba competes within the 22nd Brooklyn Film Festival (31 May – 9 June). The film is the outcome ....more
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