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U.S. Embassy Helps Egyptians Hone Skills During Global Entrepreneurship Week

This year, between November 13-19, U.S. Embassy Cairo and U.S. Consulate General Alexandria will host an array of activities aimed at engaging young Egyptians and energizing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt

One week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity as they connect with potential collaborators, mentors, and investors during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations, including the U.S. government,…

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U.S. Embassy Supports Job Fairs Throughout Egypt

The Shaghlna program includes three upcoming employment fairs, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the launch of “Shaghlna,” a new series of job fairs for job-seekers across the country that builds on the success of employment fairs held over the past three years in Cairo. The Shaghlna program includes three upcoming employment fairs, sponsored by the U.S.…

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United States Commits to Over $100 Million in Bilateral Assistance for Egypt

USAID's program in Egypt, totaling nearly $30 billion since 1978, promotes a healthy, educated, and employed population

Egypt and the United States signed new bilateral assistance agreements and amendments this week worth over $100 million that support the Government of Egypt's economic reforms, Sustainable Development Plan 2030, and private sector led growth and job creation. These agreements demonstrate ongoing support from the American people for joint U.S.-Egypt priorities…

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American Theater Comes to Cairo via “Theater Mitu”

The Ministry of Culture is also featuring two other American theater companies during CifCet

In partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo is excited to bring New York based company Theater Mitu to the upcoming Cairo International Festival of Contemporary and Experimental Theatre (CifCet). Theater Mitu will be performing on the 27th and 28th of September at 8:00 PM at…

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U.S. Embassy Condemns Unconscionable Attack on Egyptian Police, First Responders in Sinai

The United States stands firmly with Egypt after this horrific attack

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo condemns in the strongest terms today’s attack in the Sinai that resulted in the reported deaths of at least 18 Egyptian policemen, including officers, as well as several ambulance workers, and expresses its deep sympathies for those killed and injured by this cowardly act of…

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U.S., Egypt kick off Exercise Bright Star 2017

The bilateral training aims to strengthen military relationships between U.S. forces and its Egyptian partners in the CENTCOM area of responsibility

More than 200 U.S. service members are participating alongside the Egyptian armed forces for the bilateral U.S. Central Command Exercise Bright Star 2017, Sept. 10 – 20, 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt. Bright Star is a combined command-post and field-training exercise aimed at enhancing regional security and stability…

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Egypt and U.S. Inaugurate Newly Refurbished and Modernized Citizen Service Centers in Beheira

U.S. and Egyptian government officials inaugurated newly refurbished and modernized Citizen Service Centers in Abu Hummos, Kafr El Dawar, and Damanhour. These one-stop shops for government services were upgraded through cooperation between the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Beheira Governorate, and the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform.  Speakers…

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U.S., Ministry of Education honor STEM high school graduates

These students are the third cohort to graduate from Egypt’s STEM high schools, launched by the Ministry of Education in 2012 with support from the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

The U.S. government, working in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Education, answered President Sisi’s recent call for a greater focus on science and technology education with a graduation ceremony on Sunday, August 20 for students from the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) high schools in Maadi and 6th…