EU, UNDP and the Government of Egypt work together towards mine clearance and the development of North West Coast region
Oct 23, 2017
(El Alamein, 23rd October 2017) On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the battles of El Alamein, Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, and Mr. Richard Dictus, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Egypt, accompanied by EU and UNDP representatives, visited ongoing activities of the EU-funded project ‘Support to the North West Coast Development Plan and Relevant Mine Action: Phase II’ implemented in the cities of Al Alamein and Matrouh.
GCF approves USD 31.4 million for a UNDP Project to Enhance Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and Nile Delta Regions in Egypt
Oct 1, 2017
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation with a total budget of USD 31.4 million over seven years.
Country Director Speech: Advancing SDG Implementation in Egypt
Sep 24, 2017
Country Director Speech: MIIC and World Bank Workshop: Advancing SDG Implementation in Egypt: Creating a Policy Vision to Facilitate Finance.
Roundtable Discussion to operationalize "Impact@Africa" Coordinating Network to step-up impact investment in Africa
Jul 31, 2017
The Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is holding the ‘Africa Impact Investment Coordinating Network Strategy Validation and Operationalization Meeting', on the 31st of July and the 1st of August 2017 at the Ministry’s premises.
CCCPA, Government of Japan and UNDP Launch a New Phase of Cooperation
May 11, 2017
At a ceremony hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Ambassador Said Hindam, Assistant Foreign Minister and Director of International Cooperation for Development, Ms. Randa Aboul-Hosn, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, and Counselor Ashraf Swelam, Director of the Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA) signed a project document that launches a new phase of cooperation in support of peace and security in Africa.
UN, Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Francophone Embassies Celebrate International Sport Day
Apr 22, 2017
To mark both the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development and the International Francophonie Day, a celebration was held in Cairo that included a football match between the United Nations family and Francophone embassies in Egypt.
High-Level European Union Official & UNDP Representative visit Al Alamein Primary School and take stock of mine action project at the North West Coast
Apr 13, 2017
The European Union (EU) Director-General (DG) for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Christian Danielsson and the UNDP Resident Representative Richard Dictus visited the 'Support to the North West Coast Development and Mine Action Plan' project activities, expressing their support to the demining process and the development of the North West Coast.
Launch of the Regional Resilience and Refugee Response Plan for Egypt (2017-2018)
Apr 2, 2017
I have the honor to participate in today’s event to launch the 2017-2018 Egypt Chapter under the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) in response to the Syria crisis, which was developed under the leadership of the Egyptian national authorities with the support of the United Nations in Egypt and all 3RP partners.
UN emphasizes its commitment to support women’s empowerment in Egypt
Apr 2, 2017
The month of March was an important month for women in Egypt. The commemoration of the Day of the Egyptian Women, the International Women’s Day, and the 61st global Session of the Commission on the Status of Women culminated in H.E. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s pronunciation of 2017 as the “Year of Egyptian women”.
- Prime Minister Sherif Ismail meeting with UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Representative Richard Dictus Mar 16, 2017