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  • 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.

  • CCCPA, Government of Japan and UNDP Launch a New Phase of Cooperation Apr 20, 2016

    The Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA), the Government of Japan (GoJ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new phase of their cooperation in support of peace and security in Africa on 20 April 2016.

  • Top UN Development Official commends Egypt’s Sustainable Development Strategy 2030 Apr 6, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group, Helen Clark, congratulated H.E. Abdel Fattah El Sisi President of the Arab Republic of Egypt for his leadership on Egypt’s forward-looking Sustainable Development Strategy that he launched last month.

  • Launch of the Third National Communication Report to UNFCCC Apr 4, 2016

    Egypt celebrated the launch of Egypt’s Third National Communication Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report was developed under the longstanding cooperation framework between the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Sustainable development and technological empowerment of communities in remote areas Mar 31, 2016

    On 31 March 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) held a one-day conference on sustainable development and technological empowerment of communities in remote areas.

  • Microsoft, UNDP and NCW Celebrates International Women’s Day through “Code for Her” Hackathon Mar 9, 2016

    Dr. Maya Morsy has affirmed the importance of creating economic opportunities for Egyptian Women Entrepreneurs in Technology through the Social Innovation Hub in collaboration with Microsoft Egypt and UNDP in Egypt which aims to empower young women entrepreneurs in the ICT sector in Egypt.

  • Cairo to host the first regional Data-Driven Innovation Week Feb 18, 2016

    From 18 to 23 February 2016, Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) will organize in Cairo (Egypt) a full week of activities focused on data-driven innovation and digital entrepreneurship. The initiative is part of IDRC’s efforts to promote the use of data and technology in finding solutions to social and economic challenges in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • ENID/El Nidaa Third Annual Conference to Focus on Rural Women in Upper Egypt Feb 13, 2016

    A Conference on ‘The Role of Women in Sustainable Rural Development’ was hosted by the Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID/”EL Nidaa”) as its Third Annual Conference. The conference reviewed the progress ENID has made and discussed innovative solutions and partnerships to empower women and achieve sustainable development in Upper Egypt.

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