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“Empowering Women-Empowering Humanity; Picture it” Conference to Commemorates International Women’s Day

In its efforts to commemorate International Women’s Day, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Egypt Country Office held a conference entitled “Empowering Women, Empowe...

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Secretary-General commemorates International Women's Day, notes progress and challenges

The following is a message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, marking International Women's Day on March 8: Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating ...

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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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