When it comes to decision-making in Japan, there is no room for chance or hasty, rash decisions. Everything is carefully measured and subject to review at multiple levels, considering alternatives and available options that can achieve the desired goals.

The issues of culture, public and individual freedoms, education and the liberation of the public sphere are crucial for the success of the National Dialogue.

Concerns about population growth reflect anxieties about equality, conflict, the economy, health and education, and their solutions should be driven by the goal of promoting gender equality and empowering women.

Gender equality and fair treatment of women and girls is a moral imperative, but global data analytics, evidence and experience clearly demonstrate that including women also fosters economic growth and stability, especially in times of fiscal challenges.

The concept document, issued by Moscow last March, attracted some attention in the Arab world, which I deemed not enough. However, some sober writings cannot be ignored, the most important of which is the study of Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies.

Whoever wins the coming Turkish elections, relations with Egypt are set to improve. There are a number of ways Cairo can benefit from this rapprochement across regional and bilateral issues.

A joint message by the Egypt Country Representatives of WHO, FAO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNHCR, IOM and the Resident Coordinator in Egypt on the event of the World Health Day, 7 April 2023.

Many people, especially outside the Western world, did not pay sufficient attention to the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Russian President Vladimir Putin on the grounds of what it described as the crime of deporting Ukrainian children.

Theresa J. Whitmarsh, former CEO of the Washington State Investment Board, once said, “If you exclude 50 percent of the talent pool, it is no wonder you find yourself in a war for talent.”

In the year 2000, something remarkable happened: the world came together and committed to a short list of ambitious targets which became known as the Millennium Development Goals.

January is always a most peculiar month. It marks new beginnings. Still, despite our farewells to December, once the celebrations give way to silence, we never quite seem to completely start anew.

The world’s middle-income countries and middle classes are being caught in a “middle trap” as a result of the present global changes

In 2015, the world’s leaders attempted to address the major problems facing mankind by establishing the Sustainable Development Goals – a compilation of 169 targets to be hit by 2030.

The advice given by the ancient Egyptian writer Ptah Hotep in the third millennium BCE can still resonate in culture and politics today.

There is no doubt that the Egyptian economy is going through some challenging times.

What do the Arab countries have to gain in talking to Israel’s new extreme right wing government?

Abdel Latif El-Minawi's article in Al-Masry Al-Youm inspired me to write this article about the tragic story of Shanouda.

On 17 December 2022, The IMF Executive Board has finally approved the US$ 3 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to Egypt over a period of 46 months and where the amount of US$ 347,000 million will be released immediately.

Christmas time 1914, five months into the First World War, a remarkable event occurred.

The US-Africa Leaders’ Summit, which meets in Washington from 13-15 December, will be a major test for the US's commitment to the African continent on a range of issues, from human rights to food security and climate action.