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.
Statement by UN Secretary General on 2011 World Water Day
Mar 22, 2011
As the world charts a more sustainable future, the crucial interplay among water, food and energy is one of the most formidable challenges we face. Without water there is no dignity and no escape from poverty. Yet the Millennium Development Goal target for water and sanitation is among those on which many countries lag the most.
Statement by UNDP Country Director at the 1st United Nations Global Compact Roundtable for 2011 “The Role of Business in Fighting Corruption”
Mar 20, 2011
I am pleased to join you today in the first Global Compact Roundtable to be held in 2011, organized by the Egyptian Corporate Responsibly Center (ECRC) in cooperation with the John Gerhart Center of the American University in Cairo. Welcome to a new and changing Egypt.
Business Fighting Corruption
Mar 1, 2011
Under the title of ‟‟The Role of Business in Fighting Corruption,” the Egyptian Corporate Responsibility Center (ECRC) organized the Sixth UN Global Compact Roundtable, in partnership with the UN Global Compact Office (GCO) and hosted by the American University in Cairo’s John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropic and Civic Engagement.
Opening Statement at Press Conference By UN Under-Secretary-General For Political Affairs Mr. B. Lynn Pascoe
Feb 27, 2011
The annual observance of International Mother Earth Day honours our one and only planet and the place of human beings in it. It is also meant as a call to action against human disregard for nature’s life-supporting resources and ecosystems.