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Open Letter from the Regional Directors of UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA and ESCWA in the Arab States Region to Governments in the Region

We urge governments to strengthen already existing services and to provide alternative solutions to ensure the security and safety of women and girls inside their homes and to assist survivors during…  

UN And Partners Launch Plan To Support Syrian Refugees And Countries Hosting Them As Number Of Syrian Refugee New-Borns Reaches One Million Mark

“These one million children have largely been born into a situation where poverty and unemployment are common, early marriage and child labour occur, and an education is not always secure” said Amin…  

“Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and the Nile Delta in Egypt” Project First Inception Workshop

The First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Dr. Ragab Abdul Azim, has chaired the inception meeting of the “Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and the Nile…  

Message from UNDP Administrator International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

In the 25 years since the first International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, human development has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, and has increased economic and social…  

Ministry of Environment and UNDP signs “Strengthening National Capacities to improve Public Participation in the implementation of the Rio Conventions”

The Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a new project document entitled "Enhancing National Capacities for Improved Public Participation for…  

Workshop to develop ecotourism strategy for Wadi Rayan and Qaroun protected areas in Fayoum

A workshop was held on 29 July 2018 to discuss the eco-tourism strategy for Wadi Rayan and Qaroun protected areas in Fayoum governorate.  

UNDP Egypt in Cannes 2018 with UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Omar Samra, Omar Nour, UNHCR, and IEFTA

IEFTA presents a work in progress of BEYOND THE RAGING SEA, followed by a panel discussion. A collaboration of DHL, UNHCR, UNDP, and IEFTA, this documentary follows the harrowing ordeal of two…  

Joint United Nations in Egypt Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is one of the harmful practices that young women and girls around the world are subjected to. It is a human rights violation affecting at least 200 million…  

The Sustainable Development Goals Index and Measurement in Egypt discussed at UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a seminar on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Index and measurement in Egypt.  

Rowing the Atlantic: Adventurer Omar Samra, UNHCR and UNDP Joining Forces for Refugees

Inspirational adventurer, motivational speaker and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, Omar Samra will set out on a journey to attempt one of the world’s most grueling…  

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