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Celebrating 76 years of close partnership and cooperation, Egyptian Foreign Ministry lights up office tower on United Nations Day 2021

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Celebrating 76 years of close partnership and cooperation, Egyptian Foreign Ministry lights up office tower on United Nations Day 2021

Egypt has always been a key contributor to the United Nations and a strong multilateral partner

CAIRO, Egypt, October 25, 2021 / APO Group / –

As part of Egypt’s celebrations of 76 years of strategic partnership and joint cooperation with the United Nations, the headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs were lit up this evening on the occasion of the celebration of United Nations Day, which falls on October 24.

Celebrating 76 years of close partnership and cooperation, Egyptian Foreign Ministry lights up office tower on United Nations Day 2021

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry illuminated its iconic office tower overlooking the east bank of the Nile in downtown Cairo with the two-letter global organization acronyms “UN” and “76” gracefully displayed across the front of the building. building. The illumination was part of several activities and events organized jointly with the United Nations system in Egypt to mark the 76th anniversary of the United Nations.

United Nations Day is the occasion to commemorate the entry into force of the Charter of the United Nations in 1945. With the ratification of this founding document, the United Nations was born and, since then, it strives to make the world a better place.

Celebrating 76 years of close partnership and cooperation, Egyptian Foreign Ministry lights up office tower on United Nations Day 2021

On this occasion, Ms. Elena Panova, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt said; “I would like to express my deep gratitude to the Egyptian government and the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for our joint commemoration of United Nations Day 76. This celebration reflects our long-standing cooperation in the maintenance of peace, security and development. sustainable in the world. Egypt has always been a key contributor to the United Nations and a strong multilateral partner. She added; “We mark United Nations Day at a very critical time when the whole world is fighting the coronavirus. There is an urgent need to strengthen solidarity through a more effective, inclusive and networked multilateral approach, as outlined in Our Joint Agenda released by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the 76th United Nations General Assembly, affirming the need to keep our promises for the future. generations and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals ”

On this day, it is important to stress that Egypt is a founding member of the United Nations, and since 1945 Egypt has been a strong partner in multilateral action. Egypt is a major contributor to peacekeeping forces and has been a five-time elected member of the Security Council. Egypt has chaired several United Nations commissions, including the United Nations Peacekeeping Commission, chaired the Group of 77 at the United Nations in New York in 2018 and in Rome in 2019. Egypt is also home to around 38 United Nations offices and can be considered one of the largest regional centers. United Nations.

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Celebrating 76 years of close partnership and cooperation, Egyptian Foreign Ministry lights up office tower on United Nations Day 2021

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