Message of UN Secretary General on the 2012 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance on Mine Action
Apr 4, 2012
United Nations mine action programmes make an invaluable contribution to post-conflict recovery, humanitarian relief efforts, peace operations and development initiatives. They prevent landmines and other explosive ordnance from causing further indiscriminate harm long after conflicts have ended, and help to transform danger zones into productive land. Mine action sets communities on course toward lasting stability.
Statement by the UN Resident Coordinator at the "Towards a Transparent Economy in Egypt" Event in Cairo University
Mar 27, 2012
Thank you for inviting me. It is indeed always a pleasure to partner with Cairo University on such important and timely initiatives. Cairo University – its esteemed faculty and students – are very important development partners for the United Nations. We are also very pleased that the OECD, the UN Global Compact office in New York, and Siemens are joining with us today to discuss the topic of “Towards a Transparent Economy in Egypt.
Statement by the UN Resident Coordinator's Office
Feb 23, 2012
The UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt, Mr. James Rawley, wishes to clarify the position of the United Nations towards the process of making a new Constitution in Egypt.
Statement by the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at the “Participation and Consensus Building in the Constitution-Making Process: Learning from International Experience” workshop
Feb 21, 2012
It is with great pleasure that I address this important event, which aims to share experiences to support Egypt during its upcoming constitution-drafting process. I would like to thank the Government’s Information Decision Support Centre (IDSC) and its Social Contract Center (SCC), which is supported by the Government of Italy and the UN Development Programme, for hosting this workshop.
Statement by the UN Resident Coordinator on the occasion of the 2011 United Nations Day
Nov 13, 2011
I would like to express my appreciation to the Government of Egypt and His Excellency, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Kamel Amr, for once again bringing us together to celebrate UN Day.
NGOs Use Technology to Re-build Egypt
Sep 28, 2011
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Solidarity and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Egypt Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Trust Fund and Microsoft Egypt jointly launched a conference entitled “Nebny Masr” on September 27th 2011.
Opening Remarks by UNDP Administrator at the “Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions”
Jun 5, 2011
I begin by thanking the Prime Minister of Egypt, Dr. Essam Sharaf, for being with us at the opening of this UNDP-sponsored “Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions”. The aim of our forum is to exchange ideas and share lessons on what has worked, why, and how, in other transitions; and on what some of the obstacles to smooth transitions are, and how they might be avoided.
Cairo International Democratic Transitions Forum
Jun 5, 2011
Experiences of other countries in the South, can inform transitions to democracy in the Arab region.
Statement by UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative on the Occasion of the Arab States Regional Practice Meeting on Electoral Cycle Support
May 2, 2011
The recent political developments in the region and Egypt in particular, have attracted the world’s attention. The political transition has become a subject of much interest and concern, particularly as events developed without much forewarning and took most if not partners, whether national or international, by surprise.
Message of the UN Secretary General on the 2011 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
Apr 4, 2011
The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is a timely reminder that clearing land of explosive remnants of war saves lives and protects livelihoods.