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U.S. Supports Sustainable Tourism in Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate

This program is part of the $30 billion that the American people have invested in Egypt through USAID since 1978 to bolster self-reliance, foster stability, and promote economic growth

In support of Egypt’s economic development and the prosperity of the hundreds of thousands of Egyptians that work in Egypt’s tourism industry, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on December 13 participated in the inauguration of an interpretive center, an ecotourism enterprise, and a refrigeration facility to conclude a…

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U.S. Welcomes First Egypt Defense Expo With Government, Military and Private Sector Participation

Many of the U.S. exhibitors are represented by senior officials from their headquarters

The U.S. Mission to Egypt congratulates Egypt on the first international Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX) and warmly welcomes the over forty (40) American companies and organizations participating in this important event. Many of the U.S. exhibitors are represented by senior officials from their headquarters. American companies offer the most technologically advanced defense…

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With U.S. Support, Centers for Career Development Prepare Egyptian Students for the Future

This project was done in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and the American University in Cairo

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to announce the launch of two centers for career development at Alexandria University. This project was done in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and the American University in Cairo. The Centers – one at the Faculty of Commerce and…

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US, Egypt announce winners of Technical School Entrepreneurship Competition

In total, 1,364 project teams submitted applications for the competition, 188 were accepted, and 24 teams reached the final stage

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education and Technical Education (MOETE) awarded Alexandria Advanced Technical School students Mohamed Mahmoud Attia and Moemen Magdy Mohamed the grand prize of the Fanni Mobtaker Competition for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for their digital modeling and fabrication machine for prototype…

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Boston Marathon Sports Envoys Develop Sports Tourism, Mentor Young Athletes

The half marathon, spanning along the churning Mediterranean Sea from the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria to the historic Citadel of Qaitbay, drew more than 1,000 participants

Egyptian and American athletes rallied around their shared love for running and promoting health and fitness this past week as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Envoy program.  CEO of the Boston Athletic Association Tom Grilk, 1983 Boston Marathon champion Greg Meyer, and 1985 Boston Marathon champion Lisa…

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The Chargé d’Affaires’ Speech at the Egyptian Community Impact Session

The CDA’s Speech at Egyptian Community Impact Session of the AmCham and U.S. Chamber’s U.S. Business Mission to Egypt: Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It’s a pleasure to be with you.  I would like to start by thanking the leadership of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt: Tarek Tawfik and…

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USAID, Ministry of Education Inaugurate Career Centers at Mansoura University

The U.S. government, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the American University in Cairo, celebrated the launch of two career development centers at Mansoura University this week. “These centers will help students prepare for, and attain, employment,” said USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin. …

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37 Egyptian Women Graduate from United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-Sponsored Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs

Supported by the United States Government through United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and launched in 2014, the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative provides scholarships to talented women and men from underserved communities throughout Egypt

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated the graduation of 37 women from all over Egypt who received USAID scholarships to earn Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degrees at premier universities in the United States. “These graduates join hundreds of USAID scholarship recipients who are making a difference…

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United States Commits to $45 Million in Bilateral Assistance for Egypt

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program in Egypt, totaling over $30 billion since 1978, promotes a healthy, educated, and employed population

Egypt and the United States signed five bilateral assistance agreement amendments this week worth $45 million that demonstrate continued support from the American people for joint U.S.-Egypt priorities in health, education, governance, and agriculture.  The agreements are aligned with the Government of Egypt’s economic reforms, Sustainable Development Plan 2030, and…

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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…