THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON UNITED NATIONS DAY
Oct 24, 2016
This year’s observance of United Nations Day occurs at a time of transition for the world and for the United Nations.
The European Union, Ministry of International Cooperation, and UNDP, inaugurate the Artificial Limbs Center on the North-West Coast
Oct 21, 2016
The Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation, the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, and UNDP inaugurated today the Artificial Limbs Center in Marsa Matrouh on the North-West Coast, the first of its kind in this area.
NCW and the United Nations launch “Taa Marbouta” campaign to promote women’s social, economic and political empowerment
Oct 4, 2016
The National Council for Women (NCW) and the United Nations launched the “Taa Marbouta” campaign on Sunday October 2nd in a celebration held at the Cairo Opera House. The campaign aims to promote women’s social, political and economic empowerment in Egypt.
New report:Pathways to development – UNDP achievements in Egypt
Sep 13, 2016
For over five decades UNDP has been supporting the Egyptian government and people in striving towards sustainable development, providing expert advice at the policy level as well as grassroots interventions on the ground.
Assistant Foreign Minister visits UNDP Premises: Egypt and UNDP working together for Egypt Vision 2030
Aug 11, 2016
Egypt Vision 2030 constitutes the basis for development partnership between Egypt and its United Nations partner. Egypt’s relations with UNDP has been developing positively for decades.
UNDP Egypt proposes new innovative tools to address development challenges at a high-level global forum
Jul 14, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt and the Engagement Lab at Emerson College presented new innovative methodologies during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on July14th at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The innovative tools can be used to tackle the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a special focus on Egypt’s experience. They rely on the usage of tools such as Human-Centered Design, where the users of the solution are heavily engaged in the design process to ensure their needs are met. The HLPF training session focused on the use of games as a tool for creating positive social change.
“Strengthening Development, Planning and Management in Greater Cairo” project signature ceremony
Jun 9, 2016
The General Organization for Physical Planning (GOPP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) signed today the “Strengthening Development, Planning and Management in Greater Cairo” project document in a ceremony held at the GOPP premises.
Egyptian Athletes Vow to Promote Sustainable Development & Peace
Jun 4, 2016
A group of 22 top Egyptian athletes today pledged to promote world peace and advance the new and universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During a sport event organized by the United Nations in Egypt, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, participating athletes issued a declaration vowing to advocate for the goals and principles of the UN Charter and to “promote friendly relations and solidarity between world population groups…within the framework of intercultural dialogue and the alliance of civilizations.”
UN Egypt statement on death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa, victim of Female Genital Mutilation
May 30, 2016
The United Nations in Egypt is deeply saddened by the recent news of the tragic death of a young girl, Mayar Mohamed Mousa, in Suez Governorate due to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Regrettably, she is yet another victim of FGM.
UNDP and the Social Fund for Development expand their cooperation to enhance job creation for the poor
Apr 27, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Social Fund for Development (SFD) signed today Wednesday 27th of April a three-year extension of the on-going partnership that aims at strengthening the institutional capacity of SFD and enhancing the sustainability of SFD’s role in poverty alleviation and job creation in Egypt.