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The Government of Egypt, United Nations and partners launch major aid plan for Syrian Refugees in Egypt and host community

CAIRO (17 February 2015) – As Syria’s war heads towards a fifth year, the United Nations and partners launched a major new humanitarian and development appeal, requesting over US$8.4 billion in funds to help nearly 1...

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Secretary-General condemns the killing of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya by Daesh

The following statement is attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the killing of Egyptians in Libya:The Secretary-General condemns, in the strongest terms, the killing of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Liby...

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Secretary General calls for an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation

The following is a message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, marking International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation on February 6: On this International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilat...

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