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U.S. Embassy Hosts Cultural Property Crime Workshop to Protect Egypt’s Cultural Heritage

Egypt was the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to sign a cultural property protection agreement with the United States in 2016

The U.S. Embassy, in coordination with Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, is hosting a cultural property workshop to share best practices on combatting illicit trafficking of Egyptian antiquities and cultural objects from May 15 to 19.  This year’s workshop will feature cultural heritage, judicial, regulatory, and law enforcement experts…

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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Nicole Shampaine visits Maadi Girls STEM School, Announces $200,000 for Egyptian Students to Compete in the International Science Fair in Atlanta

Since 1978, the U.S. Government has invested over $30 billion (EGP 471 billion) to support Egypt’s economic development

On International Women’s Day, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Nicole Shampaine visited Maadi Girls STEM School in Cairo to highlight women and girls in STEM and announce $200,000 (EGP 3.1 million) in U.S. Government support for 26 Egyptian high school students to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair in…

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U.S. Government and Google Train Egyptian Women, Youth, and Entrepreneurs in Digital Skills

This USAID-Google collaboration builds on a long history of U.S. Government investment in Egypt’s leading professional networks

On February 26, at the opening session of the 7th annual Women for Success conference held in Cairo, Alamein, and Alexandria, the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development and in cooperation with Google, announced the expansion of a digital skills training program for Egyptian women, youth, and…

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USAID Mission Director Visits Upper Egypt Heritage Sites, Highlights Strong U.S.-Egypt Partnership

The U.S. Government has invested more than $100 million (EGP 1.57 billion) to preserve and protect more than 85 cultural heritage sites in Egypt

USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed traveled to Luxor Governorate January 31 - February 3 to visit Egyptian cultural heritage sites that the United States helped preserve and to meet with representatives from the Government of Egypt, private sector, and local partner organizations.  Mission Director Reed stated, “The United States has…

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The United States and Egypt Partner to Boost Tourism and Further Investment to Esna

The campaign will hold exhibitions, photography competitions, and folkloric events to highlight Esna's attractions

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched the Esna Tourism Promotion Campaign in Luxor Governorate. This campaign is part of the $8.6 million U.S. Government investment that restored historic landmarks and revitalized Esna’s tourism infrastructure, and will showcase…

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The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education Inaugurate Career Centers at Tanta University to Prepare Students for Job Market

The Tanta University Career Centers will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries, to improve their skills, and to network with Egypt’s leading companies

The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Tanta University Career Centers will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established…

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Coronavirus-Egypt: The U.S. Sends Additional 1.5 Million Doses of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine to Egypt

This gift reflects the continuing U.S. commitment to support Egypt through this global health crisis

The U.S. Embassy welcomed the arrival of an additional 1.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccine to Cairo on January 1, 2022.  This gift reflects the continuing U.S. commitment to support Egypt through this global health crisis. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Nicole Shampaine commented, “With today’s delivery of an additional 1.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses…

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Coronavirus – Egypt: The United States Provides Additional 1.5 Million Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccines to Egypt

U.S. Coronavirus Vaccine Donation to Egypt Totals 15 Million Doses

The U.S. Embassy welcomed the arrival of an additional 1.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccine to Cairo on December 25.  Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Nicole Shampaine noted, “This delivery of another 1.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses to Egypt through COVAX means the United States has now donated 15 million doses of Coronavirus vaccines to the…

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U.S. Embassy Awards U.S. Film Residency Programs to Egyptian Filmmakers at Cairo International Film Festival

The festival’s educational platform, the U.S. Embassy awarded Egyptian filmmakers Sara Shazli and Adham Al Sharif with in-person film residencies in Los Angeles

Once again, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo is supporting the Cairo International Film Festival to strengthen collaboration between Americans and Egyptians in the film and television sectors. Through Cairo Industry Days, the festival’s educational platform, the U.S. Embassy awarded Egyptian filmmakers Sara Shazli and Adham Al Sharif with in-person film…

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates the First Graduating Cohort of Al Azhar Institutes English Teachers Training Program

In partnership with Al Azhar Institutes, the U.S. Embassy sponsored the first iteration of "The Basics of English Language Teaching to Young Learners" for 30 teachers

Today, U.S. Embassy Cairo Minister Counselor for Public Affairs Lauren Lovelace delivered closing remarks to the graduates of Al Azhar Institutes English Teacher Training Program, noting, “Your work at Al Azhar makes an important difference in the lives of young Egyptians.  Thank you for your dedication to your students and…