Imagine teleporting across Egypt’s untouched wilderness and seamlessly exploring beautiful protected natural areas - from vast desert plains to the towering mountaintops of St. Katherine, ECO EGYPT’s new VR campaign is making virtual tourism a reality.
Making a Difference: the EU-UNDP Partnership in the Arab States showcases the results of an integral partnership between the European Union and UNDP, whose work across the Arab States region spans 13 countries and the occupied Palestinian territories.
Egypt has gone through many major political, social and economic developments since the revolution in January 2011, but was able to regain control over its capabilities. The country then began a new phase aimed at achieving sustainable economic and social development, strengthening political stability and security, combating terrorism, protecting borders, improving public services, consolidating principles of governance and tackling corruption.
Mr. Alessandro Fracassetti, UNDP Resident Representative in Egypt and Dr. Heba Handoussa, Founder and Managing Director of the Egypt Network for Integrated Development Foundation (ENID) visited Qena to witness first-hand the impact and progress of the ongoing activities aiming to support local socio-economic development.
UNDP in Egypt welcomes its newly appointed Resident Representative, Mr. Alessandro Fracassetti, to Egypt. Mr. Fracassetti has been appointed by UNDP Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner, “to lead the UNDP office and its programme and operational activities in the Arab Republic of Egypt”.
With support from the Green Climate Fund and UNDP, Egypt is protecting its people and its economy from the devastating impacts of sea-level rise
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98.4

Total population (millions)

5.2

Population in multidimensional poverty, headcount (%)

10,744

Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)

116

Rank in Human Dev. Index

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