CCCPA, Government of Japan and UNDP Launch a New Phase of Cooperation
May 11, 2017
At a ceremony hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Ambassador Said Hindam, Assistant Foreign Minister and Director of International Cooperation for Development, Ms. Randa Aboul-Hosn, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, and Counselor Ashraf Swelam, Director of the Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA) signed a project document that launches a new phase of cooperation in support of peace and security in Africa.
UN, Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Francophone Embassies Celebrate International Sport Day
Apr 22, 2017
To mark both the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development and the International Francophonie Day, a celebration was held in Cairo that included a football match between the United Nations family and Francophone embassies in Egypt.
High-Level European Union Official & UNDP Representative visit Al Alamein Primary School and take stock of mine action project at the North West Coast
Apr 13, 2017
The European Union (EU) Director-General (DG) for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Christian Danielsson and the UNDP Resident Representative Richard Dictus visited the 'Support to the North West Coast Development and Mine Action Plan' project activities, expressing their support to the demining process and the development of the North West Coast.
UN emphasizes its commitment to support women’s empowerment in Egypt
Apr 2, 2017
The month of March was an important month for women in Egypt. The commemoration of the Day of the Egyptian Women, the International Women’s Day, and the 61st global Session of the Commission on the Status of Women culminated in H.E. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s pronunciation of 2017 as the “Year of Egyptian women”.
Launch of the Regional Resilience and Refugee Response Plan for Egypt (2017-2018)
Apr 2, 2017
I have the honor to participate in today’s event to launch the 2017-2018 Egypt Chapter under the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) in response to the Syria crisis, which was developed under the leadership of the Egyptian national authorities with the support of the United Nations in Egypt and all 3RP partners.
- Prime Minister Sherif Ismail meeting with UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Representative Richard Dictus Mar 16, 2017
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s Day
Mar 8, 2017
This year, International Women’s Day is devoted to Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Globalization and technology change are driving that change. It’s important that women are able to succeed in this new world of work.
Roundtable discussion on training, mentoring and employment of persons with disabilities
Dec 21, 2016
On the occasion of the International Day for the Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Egypt ICT Trust Fund (Partnership between the Egypt ICT-Trust Fund and UNDP) held a roundtable discussion under the umbrella of the “Jobs and Skills for Persons with Disabilities with a Focus on ICT-Based Solutions”.
The United Nations Development Programme and the Industrial Modernization Centre signs a new project to promote renewable energy
Dec 6, 2016
UNDP and IMC signed today a new project worth 3.5 million dollars, funded the Global Environmental Fund, to promote clean and renewable energy under the title “Grid-Connected Small Scale Photovoltaic Systems”.
UNV, Ministry of Youth and Sports, UNDP, and Microsoft Egypt celebrates International Volunteer Day 2016
Dec 5, 2016
The Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports in partnership with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Microsoft Egypt celebrated the International Volunteer Day on December 5th, 2016 at the Olympic Center in Cairo.