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  • 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.

  • Launch of the Second Edition of the Business Report titled “Expanding Horizons in Development: The Rising Role of the Private Sector Feb 7, 2016

    the Second Edition of the Business Report titled “Expanding Horizons in Development: The Rising Role of the Private Sector” was launched in the UNDP and the American Chamber of Commerce joint conference titled “A Commitment to Development: The Private Sector’s Role in Inclusive Growth”. This report is the outcome of UNDP’s joint collaboration with the Industrial Modernization Center (IMC) together with the contribution of other partners in the production of the report namely the Ford Foundation, CARE International and Mansour Group.

  • The Preparatory Round for Judges on Combatting Violence against Women Jan 12, 2016

    The first of a series of workshops to prepare judges for combatting Violence Against Women (VAW) commenced on Tuesday, 12th January 2016, in Cairo. This activity is within the scope of the ‘Strategic Interventions to Combat Violence against Women (VAW)’ project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the National Council for Women (NCW) to effectively lead national efforts to address and combat the phenomenon of VAW.

  • Social Innovation Hub Launch Jan 5, 2016

    Aiming to empower young talented women to achieve more through technology, the first Social Innovation Hub has been launched at the National Council for Women in Cairo.

  • UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on the Adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals Sep 26, 2015

    I welcome this momentous decision by Member States to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals which will guide development for the next fifteen years, offering a chance to meet the global citizenry's aspirations for a more peaceful and prosperous, and sustainable future.

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