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Canada and UNDP sign an agreement to support Egypt’s efforts to fight COVID-19

To respond to the crisis and the impacts of the pandemic, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Canada signed an agreement worth CAD 500,000 (approx. USD 360,000) to…  


Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation & disinformation

Proliferation of dangerous disinformation and misinformation threaten national pandemic responses, putting even more lives and livelihoods at risk.  


Support women in Upper Egypt produce medical masks

Women in Upper Egypt are working to fight the virus, the current production of masks in Qena is less than 4,000 masks per day.  


Preparatory steps of Egypt’s 2020 Human Development Report

Preparing the Human Development Report in Egypt 2020; which comes under the title "Development is a Right for All: Egypt is the Path and March"  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


Launch of Automated Testing Service of COVID-19 Symptoms with Sign Language Chatbot Using AI

Launch of an automated testing service of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms through a chatbot that uses the sign language, capitalizing on Artificial Intelligence (AI).  


How can we encourage positive behaviors during a pandemic?

UNDP Egypt’s Innovation Lab is working to encourage positive behavior change during the pandemic to reduce and mitigate the risks of COVID-19.  


Women in Upper Egypt stepping up to stop the spread of COVID-19

Upper Egypt Women are producing medical masks to help combat the spread of COVID-19  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

Indicators such as the level of poverty, healthcare capacity, access to internet and social protection can portray how severe the effects of the COVID-19 crisis might be in each of 189 countries.  


Untouchable Digital Business Cards for UNDP Personnel in Egypt

Digital Transformation at the time of COVID-19  

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