Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

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…

Source: Australian Embassy Egypt |

Going for Gold - Australia and Egypt working together to develop the Egyptian mining sector

Egypt has strong potential to develop further its mining sector and attract significant international investment

Australian Ambassador Neil Hawkins is delighted that Australian mining companies are showing increased interest in Egypt’s mining sector. ‘Egypt has huge potential in mining, as the dozens of Australians working at the Sukari mine near Marsa Alam can attest’, he said. ‘We look forward to increasing cooperation between Australian and…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education

Giving students the skills they need for success: UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education gathers university leaders from across Egypt

On 11 February leaders of universities across Egypt were invited to a workshop at the British Embassy in Cairo to share best practice on improving higher education, by giving university teachers the recognition they deserve for their work, and ensuring that students leave university with the skills they need for…

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Hilton Completes Landmark Dual-Brand Signing in Heliopolis, Cairo

Hilton Cairo Heliopolis Opens alongside Towers Luxury Hotel, the Soon-To-Be First Waldorf Astoria in Africa

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) (http://HiltonWorldwide.com) continues its growth and development in Egypt, 60 years after first entering the country, with the opening of the Hilton Cairo Heliopolis. The leading global hospitality company has also confirmed plans for the debut of its luxury brand Waldorf Astoria in Egypt later this year – once…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

British Trade Envoy to Egypt visits Cairo and Alexandria

Over 50 UK companies join Sir Jeffrey Donaldson on a visit to develop trade and investment links between the UK and Egypt

British Trade Envoy to Egypt, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, arrived in Egypt on 11 February for a 5 day visit, heading up the largest British trade delegation in nearly 2 decades. The visit will focus on the sectors of oil and gas, education, infrastructure and health. The UK is Egypt’s largest…

Source: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) |

Closing of Crossing Egypt Challenge

Raising awareness on population growth

Cairo, 8 February 2018, today marks the closing of Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)’s campaign “Crossing Egypt Challenge”. The campaign aimed at raising awareness on Egypt’s population growth. The closing event is hosted by Ministry of Youth and Sports and organized to commemorate…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Joint United Nations in Egypt Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Joint United Nations in Egypt Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is one of the harmful practices that young women and girls around the world are subjected to. It is a human rights violation affecting at least 200 million girls…

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Merck Foundation Marks ‘World Cancer Day’ this Year in Uganda and Tanzania

Merck Foundation commits to building cancer care capacity in Africa and developing countries

Merck Foundation conducts their post-training evaluation for their first graduate of ‘Merck Oncology Fellowship Program’ in Tanzania Merck Foundation commits to long-term partnership with Uganda minister of health through providing one and two years oncology fellowship in India, Egypt, and Malaysia for Ugandan doctors Following the ‘We Can. I can’…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

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…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

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…