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U.S., GOE inaugurate community hub for women and girls in Imbaba

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with UN Women to end violence against women and girls by combating sexual harassment, promoting legislative reforms, and improving support mechanisms for survivors of violence against women

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Dorothy Shea joined Giza Governor General Mohamed Kamal El Daly to inaugurate the first community hub for women and girls in Imbaba. “The United States is committed to supporting the Government of Egypt’s efforts to ensure that women and girls are socially, economically, and politically…

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ministry of Health and Population Launch Family Planning Program

The new family planning program is part of the $30 billion that the American people have invested in Egypt through USAID since 1978

Responding to a request by the Government of Egypt to contribute to Egypt’s family planning efforts, USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin joined Minister of Health and Population Dr. Ahmed Emad Rady to launch a new program to strengthen Egypt’s family planning in response to Egypt’s rapid population growth. This…

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U.S. Embassy Brings Egyptians and Americans Together to Celebrate 2018 Earth Day

The event featured a film showing and panel discussion, with the purpose of raising awareness of today’s environmental challenges and celebrating progress in environmental protection

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo celebrated Earth Day 2018 on April 22 by bringing together interested Egyptians and Americans at the American Center at the Maadi Public Library for an environmental “Teach-In.”  The event featured a film showing and panel discussion, with the purpose of raising awareness of today’s environmental…

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Egypt: U.S. Commits EGP 2.2 Million for Survivors of Al Rawda Mosque Attack

The support of the U.S. government will build on the vital assistance that the Egyptian Red Crescent has already been providing to those affected by the attack

To help the survivors of the November 24 terrorist attack on the mosque in Al Rawda village, the United States made a donation of EGP 2.2 million to the Egyptian Red Crescent for psychosocial counseling and vocational training to aid families and help provide sources of livelihood to those who…

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U.S. Embassy Welcomes U.S. Investment in Egypt with Mars Expansion

American companies want to be part of the growing momentum in the Egyptian economy, a momentum clearly evidenced by Mars’ choice of Egypt

Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil in welcoming the President of the Mars Wrigley Confectionery Company Martin Radvan to Egypt to celebrate the expansion of Mars’ production facility in 6th of October City. They were joined by senior executives of Mars Wrigley, which is based…

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Egypt: U.S. Agency for International Development and Ministry of Education Launch Renewable Energy Curriculum

It supports the Government of Egypt’s plan to meet 20 percent of its electricity needs through renewable energy by 2022

A new curriculum developed by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Ministry of Education will help over 300 technical school students in Aswan and Hurghada specialize in renewable energy and prepare them for employment in Egypt’s promising solar and wind power sectors. This new, three-year diploma…

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Supports Healthy Living in Egypt through Health Communications Project

Through TV and radio campaigns, the Health Communications Capacity Collaborative project (HC3) has delivered hepatitis C prevention messages to a nationwide audience

Thousands of Egyptians are living healthier lives today thanks to a joint project between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Health and Population to improve the skills of over 700 Egyptian health educators. The project, which began in 2014 and completed this month, featured a…

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USAID and Ministry of Education Strengthen Egyptian Technical Education

Since 2016, USAID’s project to improve the skills and job-readiness of technical students has secured employment for nearly 7,000 and internships for over 5,350 students

The future of technical education in Egypt received a significant boost with the completion on January 24 of a seven-day workshop for 1,300 Egyptian technical school teachers and administrators from 60 vocational schools in 11 governorates across Egypt.  The workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in…

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U.S. and Egypt Hold Military Cooperation Committee Meeting

The two nations further strengthened the strategic partnership between our two militaries, and defined the priorities for facing mutual security challenges, such as the threat of terrorism and violent extremism

Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) for International Security Affairs Robert Karem joined Air Marshal Younis al Masri, Chief of the Egyptian Air Force, in cohosting the Military Cooperation Committee (MCC) meeting on January 8-9. The MCC, which meets annually, is the premier bilateral forum for planning and coordinating security cooperation strategy between the…