Egyptian FM, WFP executive director discuss fulfilling humanitarian needs in Gaza

Sun, 05 Nov 2023 - 03:13 GMT

The minister highlighted the logistic obstacles imposed by the Israeli side, including the recurrent shelling of the border crossing.

President Sisi to WFP Executive Director: Egypt is deeply concerned regarding deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Gaza

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 02:23 GMT

The WFP Executive Director extended gratitude to Egypt for its key and leading role in support of the people in Gaza, through direct Egyptian assistance or its coordination of the aid provided by international parties, including the WFP as well as other relevant UN organizations, said Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy in a statement.

Egypt's Local Development Ministry, WFP delegation talk joint cooperation

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 12:42 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Local Development always keen on building a developed local system to provide better services for citizens nationwide, stated Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy.

Discussed: How small, medium enterprises contributed to empowering Egyptian women

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Egypt is keen to launch strategies initiatives and societal programs in support of women, which contributed to building their capacities and empowering them politically, economically and socially.

WFP Representative: Egypt is a strategic partner in development programs and has a future vision

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt is one of the first countries that support developmental programs through debt swap programs.

Egypt, WFP organize initiative to empower 500 youths in vulnerable areas to join labor force

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 10:23 GMT

In an effort to address unemployment in vulnerable areas, train and empower young people to enter the labor force, World Food Programme (WFP) has been organizing 29 training courses in 5 provinces, as part of a nation-wide project that aims to advance youth skills.

Current portfolio bet. Egypt, World Food Program amounts to $586M

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 01:17 GMT

This came during the Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, meeting on Tuesday, with Praveen Agrawal, Country Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, to strengthen cooperation in food security and sustainable food systems.

Egypt's Immigration minister meets WFP's regional director on WYF's sidelines

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 11:03 GMT

Fletcher said she is upbeat about attending the forum, commending the quality organization of the event in the shadow of the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis.

Egypt could have pivotal role in supporting regional food security, says WFP official

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 10:33 GMT

At the beginning of the meeting, the WFP director highly praised Egypt's development initiatives, such as the "Decent Life" and the "Decent Housing".

Egypt could have pivotal role in supporting regional food security, says WFP official

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 10:30 GMT

At the beginning of the meeting, the WFP director highly praised Egypt's development initiatives, such as the "Decent Life" and the "Decent Housing".

Egypt, WFP discuss areas of common cooperation

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 01:26 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, met Tuesday with Corinne Fleischer, the World Food Programme’s newly appointed Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.

Egypt, WFP discuss expanding rural development project

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:48 GMT

The step comes after the success of the first phase of the project that was implemented in 63 villages in Egypt.

WFP wins Nobel Peace Prize for fight against 'hunger as a weapon of war'

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

"With this award, we wish to turn the world's eyes to the millions of people who face hunger and food poverty," Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the committee, announced in Oslo.

Egypt's International cooperation min. oversees projects to back 1 million farmers, women in Luxor

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 01:13 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, visits today a number of development programmes in partnership with USAID and WFP supporting farmers, women and youth in Luxor.

COVID-19: Humanitarian air deliveries to Africa ramped up with dispatch from UN's new cargo hub in Belgium

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 04:11 GMT

"The window of opportunity to surge medical and humanitarian equipment into Africa to curb the pandemic is closing fast," said Amer Daoudi, WFP’s COVID-19 Response Director.

Mashat prioritizes women, food security in Davos meetings

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 12:02 GMT

On the sidelines of Davos 2020, Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat held meetings with heads of UN organizations to discuss plans.

African officials praise Egypt’s efforts in World Food Program: Amb.

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 12:56 GMT

The executive board has adopted a number of important policies and programs to strengthen the work of the World Food Program in the coming period.

More than 76K in hurricane-hit Bahamas may need aid: WFP

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 10:53 GMT

Dorian was a Category 5 hurricane - the highest on the five-level wind scale - when it hit the northern Bahamas, leaving a trail of destruction and killing at least 20 people.

Houthi militants deny UN access to Yemen food aid

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 01:20 GMT

Yemeni rebels blocked the UN from accessing vital food aid near the flashpoint port city of Hodeidah, a pro-government source said Tuesday.

UN to hold peace talks between Yemeni gov't, Houthis in Geneva

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:05 GMT

UN envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths announced Friday that formal invitations were sent to the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels for talks on Sept. 6 in Geneva.