Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Minister of Trade and Industry and Luxor Governor Announce 56 Industrial Investment Opportunities In Luxor Governorate

"Invest In Luxor" is organized by IMKAN project for youth employability and entrepreneurship in Upper Egypt

His Excellency Eng. Tarek Kabil, Minister of Trade and Industry and His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Badr, Governor of Luxor are set to launch the ‘Invest In Luxor’ website which showcases 56 industrial investment opportunities in Luxor governorate, during the conference "Invest In Luxor - Unlocking Industrial Opportunities" which will be…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Young People Must Ensure Today’s Corruption Plays No Role in Future, Secretary-General Tells Conference of States Parties

The implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, adopted by 183 parties, is delivering real change

Young People Must Ensure Today’s Corruption Plays No Role in Future, Secretary-General Tells Conference of States Parties. Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), to the Conference of the States Parties to the United…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Statement by United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on his meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister Hamdallah in Ramallah

The agreement provides for the return of the crossings of Gaza to the Palestinian Authority by 1 November

“This afternoon I met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to discuss the implementation of the intra-Palestinian agreement that was signed in Cairo on 12 October. The agreement provides for the return of the crossings of Gaza to the Palestinian Authority by 1 November. The timely and effective implementation of…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

United Nations expresses its appreciation to Ambassador Hisham Badr and celebrates long standing partnership with Egypt

Reflecting on his five-year partnership with the United Nations’ Agencies, Funds and Programmes in Egypt, Ambassador Badr reiterated the importance of delivering impactful results for the people of Egypt

On 6 September 2017, the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) hosted Ambassador Hisham Badr at the Residence of the UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Richard Dictus. The occasion was Ambassador Badr’s imminent departure to assume the posting as the next Egyptian Ambassador to Italy. The discussions covered a wide range of global,…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Secretary-General Appoints Radhia Achouri of Tunisia Director, United Nations Information Centre in Cairo

Before joining the United Nations, Ms. Achouri worked in Tunisia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1992 to 2002, including as Counsellor at the country’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Radhia Achouri of Tunisia as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Cairo, covering Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Ms. Achouri assumed her duties on 4 September. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Achouri served since 2014 as Director of the Public Information Office…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

"Youth Building Peace"

The objective is to enable the young people to be active citizens, to engage on solutions for real-life scenarios and to be better prepared to become effective peacebuilders

More than 200 young people from Egypt join their peers across the world in celebrating the 2017 International Youth Day under the theme “Youth Building Peace” at a camp at Abu Qeer in Alexandria.  The camp is under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

The Implementation of the New Urban Agenda in Egypt

The NUA lays out standards and principles for the planning, construction, development, management, and improvement of urban areas

In the framework of joint cooperation between the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and UN Habitat, a seminar titled “the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) in Egypt” will be held to discuss the NUA that was adopted in the conference of HABITAT III – Quito, Ecuador with the…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Egypt adopts river banks natural filtration technology to deliver drinking water at low cost

As part of the project's objectives of supporting and developing the infrastructure, the project was able to provide clean drinking water with innovative technology to 150,000 residents of Al Adwah and Maghagha centers in Minia governorate in less than 6 months and at a cost of less than 5% of the cost of water delivery using traditional technology

As Egypt continues to make every effort to improve the living conditions of its inhabitants and in line with the National vision of Egyptian development 2030, under the auspices of the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development and the Ministry of Local Development, Dr. Mostafa Medbouli - Minister of…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Minster of Investment & International Cooperation to be the first Woman on the United Nations Social Impact Fund Advisory Board

The minister announced her acceptance to serve on the advisory board, becoming the first Egyptian and African woman on the advisory board

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahr Nasr, in her capacity, has been invited to serve as a member at the United Nations Social Impact Fund High Level Advisory Board (UNSIF-HLAB). The minister announced her acceptance to serve on the advisory board, becoming the first Egyptian and African woman…