Press releases
  • Project to Support Corruption Combating Committee Feb 10, 2013

    Cairo - The Ministry of Justice witnessed this morning the signature ceremony of the project to Support the National Coordination Committee for Combating Corruption (NCCCC)

  • UN Development Assistance Framework Signed with Egyptian Government Jan 1, 2013

    Poverty alleviation through pro-poor growth and equity; quality basic services; democratic governance; food security and nutrition; and environmental sustainability and natural resource management, are the five areas in which the United Nations will support Egypt over the next five years. The overarching objective is to “Achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)+ with Inclusive Growth, Freedom, Social Justice and Dignity”.

  • Women’s Participation in Post-Revolutionary Elections Dec 1, 2012

    “International experience shows that in many countries in the world, including the Arab region, women are unlikely to participate in political processes and decision-making bodies in a meaningful manner. This must change.

  • UN Staff Donate Blood, Save Lives Jun 1, 2012

    “Our over 1,000 national and international UN staff based in Cairo are honoured to be serving the people of Egypt.

  • 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.

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