Category Archives: politics

Overseas investment falling, developing countries largely unscathed: UN trade agency

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has dropped 40 per cent year-on-year so far, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Monday, but the $470 million decline is happening mainly in wealthy, industrialized nations, especially in North America and …

Speakers in Second Committee Underline Need for Reformed, Better-Funded Human Settlements Programme

Committee also Concludes General Debate, Co-Hosts Panels on Circular Economy with Economic and Social Council

Speakers stressed the need for a revamped, better funded United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to bolster its vital role in implementing the New Urban …

Berri meets Canadian counterpart , diplomats over latest developments

Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, on Monday welcomed at his Ein Teeneh residence, Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons, Geoff Regan, who visited him in the company of Canadian Parliament Officials.

Talks featured high on developments in the …

EGYPT FM APPOINTS NEW SPOKESMAN AS PREDECESSOR NAMED AMBASSADOR TO CANADA

CAIRO, Egypt- Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, has appointed Ahmed Hafez as his new spokesman, after former spokesperson, Ahmed Abu Zeid, has been named the new ambassador to Canada, the foreign ministry said, in a statement on Tuesday.

Hafez has …

Developing countries ‘losing out’ in a world not governed by laws, Egyptian President says at UN Assembly

The nations losing out the most in a world not governed by laws or the founding principles of United Nations, are developing countries, the President of Egypt told leaders at the General Assembly on Tuesday, outlining priorities that must be …