Press releases
  • St. Katherine’s Medicinal Plants Project Receives Equator Prize May 1, 2012

    The Medicinal Plants Association in St. Katherine, established by the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants project, recently won the prestigious Equator Prize for its efforts to preserve the wild medicinal plants and rare and endangered species in the St. Katherine Protectorate, located in South Sinai.

  • Officials from Tunisia, Egypt and Libya Discuss International Standards for Election Management Apr 9, 2012

    Key electoral stakeholders and experts from Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have started deliberations in a three-day, regional forum on the principles for independent and sustainable electoral management.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cairo International Democratic Transitions Forum Jun 5, 2011

    Experiences of other countries in the South, can inform transitions to democracy in the Arab region.

  • 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.

  • Launch of Egypt 2010 MDG Report Sep 23, 2010

    This week, Egypt presented its report on the 2010 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), entitled: Egypt’s Progress Towards Achieving the MDGs 2010 at the MDGs Review Summit convening at the United Nations General Assembly. The heads of State and Government, have gathered at the UN Headquarters in New York from 20 to 22 September 2010 to reaffirm their commitment to work together for a better world.

  • Mobilisation of the Dahshour World Heritage Site for Community Development Inception Workshop Apr 10, 2010

    The Government of Egypt and the UN launch the inception workshop of the “Mobilisation of the Dahshour World Heritage Site for Community Development” Programme with a focus on developing the community while preserving the valuable cultural and natural heritage of the area.

  • Sweden expands its support to Egyptian women’s social, economic and legal rights May 14, 15

    In an expression of the continued support to the advancement of Egyptian women, Sweden announced a new grant equivalent to 18 million EGP to the “Social, Economic and Legal Empowerment of Women” initiative, a joint United Nations programme that addresses challenges faced by Egyptian women and girls and supports their empowerment and participation in the society.

  • Ministry of Social Solidarity and UNDP sign a cooperation agreement to strengthen the institutional capacities & HR of Ministry

    The Ministry of Social Solidarity (MoSS), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today Thursday 10th of March the cooperation agreement on the project entitled: “Strengthening Institutional and Human Resources Capacities of MoSS”. The new project aims to strengthen the Ministry’s capacity to better form social policies and deliver the needed social protection services to Egyptian people.

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