14 April 2024 01:25 AM

Egypt’s Participation in the 55th Session of the UN Human Rights and the Conference on Disarmament Council

Sunday، 25 February 2024 - 11:09 AM

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed to Geneva, on Sunday morning February 25, 2024, for an official visit to participate in the high-level segment (HLS) of the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the Conference on Disarmament (CD).

Dignitaries representing more than 110 countries will participate in the high-level segment of the 55th session of the Human Rights Council, from 26 to 28 February 2024.

Shoukry will deliver Egypt's statement at the UNHRC-HLS, and he will also take part in some sideline events on some of the most important regional and international crises and their implications on global human rights conditions, atop of which is the ongoing war in Gaza.

Shoukry will also attend the CD-HLS, which will take place under Indonesia's presidency.

On the margins of his visit, Shoukry will also meet with a great host of senior officials and diplomats in Geneva.

He will also participate in the meetings of the Arab-Islamic Ministerial Committee, created by the Joint Arab Islamic Extraordinary Summit in Riyadh in November, to discuss international efforts to end the Gaza crisis with UN officials.

The Conference on Disarmament is the world's single multilateral disarmament negotiating forum.


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