Egypt, UNDP discuss fostering cooperation in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 02:58 GMT

The meeting aims to accelerate progress in achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable goals, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Japan, UNDP to address COVID-19's socio-economic impact in Egypt

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 01:02 GMT

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan are expanding their strategic partnership to support Egypt’s inclusive and multi-sectoral crisis management and responses and to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Egypt with around 2.73 million USD grant to UNDP.

Egypt to launch E-Tadweer application to encourage e-waste management

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 02:29 GMT

The minister added that appropriate solutions in cooperation with stakeholders and business partners are needed.

Egypt-PV: Overcoming All Barriers

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 - 10:31 GMT

National project manager of Egypt PV, the pioneer Small Scale Photovoltaic Systems project, speaks about how the project encourages investments in solar energy and works on raising public awareness, as well as the latest national developments.

UNDP: Egypt makes progress in Human Development Index 2019

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 11:56 GMT

The report stated that the macroeconomic indicators showed positive trends due to the efforts, measures and policies adopted by the Egyptian Government.

NCW launches 'Nile Boats' to condemn violence against women

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 12:39 GMT

The event comes in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Egypt and the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo.

Egypt activates bicycle initiatives nationwide

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 01:37 GMT

The use of bicycles contribute to saving energy consumption and reduce emissions and air pollution.

Foreign grants for environmental projects in Egypt rise by 68%: Min.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 11:54 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad ratified the ministry’s 2019/2020 action plan to achieve the state’s sustainable development projects.

UNWTO highlights Egypt launch of Gender Equality Seal in tourism

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 12:34 GMT

The World Tourism Organization has hailed the step taken by Egypt, as the first country in the world, to introduce the UNDP’s Gender Equality Seal in tourism sector.

List of 16 ecotourism attractions in Egypt

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 01:33 GMT

There are 16 ecotourism attractions in Egypt that are identified in accordance with the criteria set by UNICEF and UNDP.

Egypt, UN discuss activating $1.2B strategic agreement

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt and the United Nations (UN) discussed supporting number of development projects and activating the framework strategic agreement between both entities till 2022, worth $1.2 billion.

Know about coasts subject to harm by climate change in Egypt

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 10:56 GMT

Protection projects should be implemented to some beaches in five different governorates that are believed to be threatened by climate change.

PM to attend ceremony of project to support adaptation to climate change in N. Coast

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 10:23 GMT

Madbouli has witnessed the signing ceremony of a project to support adaptation with climate change in the North Coast and Nile Delta in Egypt.

Local development min. seeks increased cooperation with UNDP

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 - 11:06 GMT

Sharawy reviewed with Senior Strategic Advisor at the UN Development Program means of promoting cooperation with the Egyptian government in carrying out development projects nationwide.

Egypt receives $13.5M grant to protect cities vulnerable to climate change

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 08:42 GMT

The granted funds will be allocated for an eco-friendly dike system, a sheet of rock formed in a fracture of a pre-existing rock body, to create a 60km-long wall in front of the shores of Delta.

Fighting unemployment, UN creates thousands of jobs for Gazans

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 10:47 GMT

Amid high unemployment rate in Gaza which exceeds 60 percent, as reported by some statistics, The UN aims to provide 4479 men and women in Gaza with jobs.

Fatima Farag, first Arab woman to join WAN-IFRA's board

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 09:47 GMT

WAN-IFRA announced Wednesday appointing Fatima Farag to the association’s board of directors and executive committee.

Zambia taps climate fund to battle worsening drought

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 - 02:20 GMT

Zambian farmers facing more extreme weather are set to get better early warning and weather information to help them cope.

Blended Finance: A new international hope, old Egyptian way

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 06:19 GMT

Egyptian firms and companies have been using “Blended Finance” to contribute to the country’s development long before the term was coined

Egypt launches new photovoltaic power project

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 04:00 GMT

The new project is being executed by the Trade Ministry’s Industrial Modernization Center and the UNDP.