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UN And Partners Launch Plan To Support Syrian Refugees And Countries Hosting Them As Number Of Syrian Refugee New-Borns Reaches One Million Mark

“These one million children have largely been born into a situation where poverty and unemployment are common, early marriage and child labour occur, and an education is not always secure” said Amin…  


Launch of Ras Mohamed Visitor Center; World-class Services Ready to Receive the National Park’s Visitors

H.E. Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, H.E. Dr. Rania AlMashat, Minister of Tourism, H.E. Major General Khaled Fouda, South Sinai Governor, Ms. Randa Aboul-Hosn, UNDP Country Director in…  


Ministry of Environment and UNDP Sign Two New Projects to Foster Environment Conservation Efforts in Egypt in Presence of the Egyptian Prime Minister

In a sign of the exerted efforts in the area of environment, the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme signed the two projects in the presence of H.E. the Egyptian Prime…  


“Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and the Nile Delta in Egypt” Project First Inception Workshop

The First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Dr. Ragab Abdul Azim, has chaired the inception meeting of the “Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and the Nile…  


UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Arab States, Mourad Wahba and Egypt’s Prime Minister meet in Cairo

UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and UNDP Regional Director for the Arab States, Mourad Wahba met today with H.E. Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly in Cairo in…  


Message from UNDP Administrator International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

In the 25 years since the first International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, human development has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, and has increased economic and social…  


The Ministry of Water and Irrigation and UNDP sign a 31million project “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation on the North Coast and the Nile Delta”

The project, worth USD 31 million, is funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to implement the coastal protection measures in five governorates of the North Delta.  


Ministry of Environment and UNDP signs “Strengthening National Capacities to improve Public Participation in the implementation of the Rio Conventions”

The Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a new project document entitled "Enhancing National Capacities for Improved Public Participation for…  


Workshop to develop ecotourism strategy for Wadi Rayan and Qaroun protected areas in Fayoum

A workshop was held on 29 July 2018 to discuss the eco-tourism strategy for Wadi Rayan and Qaroun protected areas in Fayoum governorate.  


Statement by the Secretary-General on the passing of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan was a guiding force for good. It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing. In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations.  

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