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Menoufia University Center for Career Development Launches with U.S. Support

The Menoufia University Center will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Menoufia University on November 18 inaugurated a new Center for Career Development to help prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Menoufia University Center will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries,…

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Announcing the Arrival to Cairo of U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Arab Republic of Egypt on November 14, 2019

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the arrival in Cairo of the new U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Jonathan Cohen. Ambassador Cohen presented his credentials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 17, 2019.  Jonathan Cohen was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…

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U.S. Embassy Builds U.S.-Egyptian Film and Television Industry Connections at Cairo Industry Days November 21 – 25, 2019

The Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI) will hold three days of events at Cairo Industry Days 2019

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that Cairo Industry Days 2019 will host Film Independent and the Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI), who will hold workshops and events on November 21-25 to increase collaboration and partnerships between the U.S. and Egyptian film and television industries. Film Independent and the…

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Oscar-winning Filmmaker Ross Kauffman leads U.S. Embassy Sponsored Film Program

Cultural and artistic exchanges are just one way the United States partners with the people and government of Egypt

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s premier film diplomacy program, American Film Showcase (AFS), and the Alexandria-based Jesuit Film School (JFS), sponsored Oscar-winning filmmaker Ross Kauffman to lead a master class in documentary filmmaking in Alexandria this week. In his three-day program, Mr.…

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Technical school teams from Ismailia, Sharquia, and Alexandria win top prizes in U.S.-Egypt Entrepreneurship Competition

From over 2,000 applicants, 45 teams reached the final stage to present their plans and prototypes

On October 16, nine technical school teams received awards for their innovative ideas in the Fanni Mobtaker Innovation Competition sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Education and Technical Education, and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. The top three prizes were awarded to…

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U.S. Joins Egypt in Celebrating the Return of the Coffin of Nedjemankh

This coffin of a high-ranking Egyptian priest from the first century B.C.E. was stolen from Egypt in October 2011

Today, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Antiquities Khaled Al-Anany at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization to welcome the return of the Coffin of Nedjemankh. This coffin of a high-ranking Egyptian priest from the first century B.C.E. was stolen from Egypt in October 2011, smuggled and transported…

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United States Supports New Alexandria University Center of Excellence for Water

The establishment of this new Center is part of the long-standing commitment by the United States to support Egypt’s most important priorities

Today, the Center of Excellence for Water at Alexandria University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the American University in Cairo (AUC). The establishment of this new Center is part of…

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U.S. and Egypt launch Strategic Energy Dialogue

The Strategic Energy Dialogue between the two countries focuses on oil and gas development, as well as cooperation on electricity and energy technologies

Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla, and Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker launched the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Energy Dialogue, which will facilitate closer government and private sector cooperation on energy between the United States and Egypt.…

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U.S. supports conservation of Upper Egypt Historical Monuments

Since 1995, the American people, through USAID, have provided $100 million in assistance to conserve monuments and masterpieces spanning the full range of Egypt's long history

In support of Egypt’s vital tourism industry, the thousands of people it employs, and the world heritage represented by Egypt’s cultural monuments, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with the Ministry of Antiquities on a number of conservation and training activities in Dra Abu El Naga and…

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U.S. Embassy Builds American-Egyptian Film Industry Connections at El Gouna Film Festival

The U.S. support for the September 19 – 27 festival includes an industry panel discussion with leading American film executives and producers

The U.S. Embassy in Egypt is once again partnering with El Gouna Film Festival, joined this year by Film Independent, to strengthen the collaboration between the Egyptian and American film industries. “The U.S. Embassy has been honored to partner with El Gouna Film Festival since 2017,” said U.S. Embassy Cairo’s…