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New UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States and Egypt country office Inaugurated

For over 10 years, UN-Habitat in Egypt has been able to build strong partnerships with the government, civil society, donors, and various stakeholders

H.E. Assem Al-Jazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, officially inaugurated the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) Regional Office for Arab states and Egypt country office. UN-Habitat Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS), established in 2011, and generously hosted by the Arabic Republic of Egypt, has a mandate…

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21 teams compete in Egypt’s 2030 Hackathon to achieve Zero Hunger and Gender Equality

Participants will be introduced to information, opportunities and challenges as well as programs targeting Zero Hunger and Gender Equality

The United Nations Egypt in partnership with the Ministry of Social Solidarity, RiseUp, and PepsiCo are organizing a three-day Hackathon where 21 teams of youth aged between 18-29 will compete to offer innovative digital solutions designed to tackle two of Egypt’s national development priorities and Sustainable Development Goals, Zero Hunger…

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UNHCR, WHO Commend Egypt's Inclusion of Refugees in "100 Million Seha"

The campaign has started providing free tests to all foreign nationals in Egypt including refugees and asylum-seekers as of 17 March 2019

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and WHO, the World Health Organization, commend Egypt’s extension of the “100 Million Seha” campaign to include refugees and asylum-seekers in Egypt in the new phase.  The “100 Million Seha” campaign, which kicked off at a national scale in October 2018 under the auspices of…

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The Egyptian Cotton Project participates to Better Cotton Initiative Event in Milan

The Egyptian Cotton Project aims to promote main pillars of a sustainable Egyptian Cotton value chain

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the framework of “The Egyptian Cotton Project” expands its global cooperation through a strategic partnership with the better Cotton Initiative (BCI) presented during an event hosted by the Fondazione Industrie Cotone E Lino in Milan. This comes in the framework of the…

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Smart Cities: Egypt “Theory and Application – Towards an Egyptian Smart Cities Code"

Egypt is embarking on a slate of ambitious and new, fourth-generation ‘smart’ cities on the cusp of the nation’s Sustainable Development Strategy 2030

“In order to be smart, cities need to be sustainable and inclusive”. This is one of the key messages emerging during a conference organized by UN-Habitat Egypt Office and co-organized with and the Egyptian Ministry of Housing, Utilities & Urban Communities throughout the Housing and Building Research Council (HBRC) – Urban…

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GMIS Invitation: Global Manufacturing and Industralisation Summit

Industry 4.0: Boosting employment, innovation and competitiveness in Egyptian manufacturing - 21 March 2019, The American University in Cairo – New Cairo Campus

The UNIDO Regional Office in Egypt, is delighted to invite you to attend The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Connect Cairo: Industry 4.0: Boosting Employment, Innovation and Competitiveness in Egyptian Manufacturing , to be held on 21st of March 2019 from 8:30 to 16:00 at the American University in Cairo, New Cairo…

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UNESCO and Egyptian National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (EGNATCOM) joining Forces to Shrink the Online Knowledge Gap on Women in Science and Technology

This event is part of the “#HerStory” and “Wiki4Women” initiatives

 In celebration of International Women’s Day, UN Women in partnership with UNESCO and the Egyptian National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (EGNATCOM) joined forces to enhance the quality of information on women in science and technology, especially on Arabic Wikipedia through an innovative “edit-a-thon” for young men and women…

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Egyptian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency receives Gender Equality Seal Award

Egypt is also the first country in the Arab region to test the criteria of the gender seal and the second country in the world

The National Council for Women (NCW)in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has announced awarding the Gender Seal Award in the public sector to the Egyptian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) within the framework of starting the process of the Gender Equality Seal Award in…

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Members of Parliament (MPs) from 16 countries gather in Egypt to address the threat of foreign terrorist fighters

The high-level regional conference will focus particularly on the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs)

Parliamentarians from 16 countries in the Middle East and North Africa are meeting in Egypt this week at a high-level regional conference to discuss the role of parliaments in combatting terrorism and violent extremism. The high-level regional conference will focus particularly on the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs). The United…

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development collaborate to deliver a two-day Social Impact Management training course

The focus of the course is on the information needed to measure, manage and optimise the positive social and environmental impact of business undertakings

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt, in collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), are implementing a two-day Social Impact Management training course developed and delivered by Social Value UK, to be held on Feb 12th and 13th, 2019. The focus of the course is on…