Young & Empowered: South Korean Ambassador visits Sohag’s Youth Centre to encourage girls

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 04:39 GMT

A delegation from the South Korean Embassy and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) conducted a field visit to one of the newly opened Population Awareness Clubs (PAC) in Sohag.

UNFPA’s representative emphasizes strong role of Egyptian women throughout history

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:17 GMT

Frederica Meyer, representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Egypt, emphasized the strong role of Egyptian women throughout history.

UNFPA, NCW thank Egypt’s First Lady for her support for women's empowerment

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 10:23 GMT

Meanwhile, the Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW), headed by Dr. Maya Morsy, gave its sincere thanks and appreciation to the First lady for sponsoring the “Dawwie” and “Noura” initiatives launched by the Council.

UNFPA Arab regional director highlights 2021 humanitarian stories amid COVID crisis

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Arab States Regional Director highlights in this article humanitarian cases that were hit by COVID crisis.

UN Women, UNFPA sign agreements with KOICA to enhance gender equality, women’s empowerment

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 03:51 GMT

This program comes in light of the Korean Government’s earlier announcement to designate Egypt as an official development assistance (ODA) priority partner country during the period of 2021-2025.

Health minister thanks UNFPA for cooperating with Egypt

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 - 12:55 GMT

The minister briefed Petersen and Meijer on the outcomes of the presidential health initiatives, especially those targeting women, for early detection of breast cancer and other chronic diseases

Egypt’s Min. of Int’l Cooperation meets UN Assistant Secretary-General to discuss cooperation

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 04:23 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation, Rania Al-Mashat met with Ambassador Ib Petersen, the UN Assistant Secretary-General to discuss areas of common cooperation, and the role the UNFPA plays in supporting national development efforts towards achieving Egypt’s Vision 2030.

Egypt does not accept violence against women: UNFPA representative

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:35 GMT

Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Germaine Haddad said that ‘all efforts of national partners prove that Egypt does not accept violence against women.’

Egypt’s National Council for Women launches coronavirus awareness campaign

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The campaign will contain a number of videos illustrated by many doctors with different specialties.

Breast cancer awareness campaign kicks off at Arab League premises

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The Arab League in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched on Monday a breast cancer awareness campaign entitled "Your life is precious" to encourage the early detection and treatment of the disease.

Swiss Embassy Celebrates 40 years of Swiss-Egyptian Development Cooperation

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 - 11:44 GMT

The Embassy of Switzerland is hosting a press conference and poster exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Swiss-Egyptian development cooperation, throughout which some 700 million Swiss francs have been invested in more than 200 projects to boost infrastruc

Egypt hosts regional conference on child marriage, FGM

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 10:06 GMT

A regional conference on child marriage and Female genital mutilation (FGM) will be hosted in Egypt on June 19 and June 20.

Egypt is a pioneering leader in elimination of FGM: UNFPA, UNICEF

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 02:51 GMT

“As part of the global response, success is determined by political will, accountability (at national and sub-national levels) and creation of an enabling environment that engages and coordinates actions from stakeholders across all sectors and partners,”

Gov, UNFPA provide training for Syrian women

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 - 07:47 GMT

The Central Administration for Youth Training and UNFPA provide training sessions for Syrian women in Egypt to create handicrafts.

Egyptian Women in Development: Plan Int.'s Jacinthe Rihan

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 03:00 GMT

From the IMF’s Rania Al-Mashat and UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf to UNFPA’s Azza Karam and Plan International’s Jacinthe Rihan, Egyptian women are bettering the world.

Egyptian Women in Development: UNFPA’s Azza Karam

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 03:00 GMT

From the IMF’s Rania Al-Mashat and UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf to UNFPA’s Azza Karam and Plan International’s Jacinthe Rihan, Egyptian women are bettering the world.

Etijah: over a decade of concrete steps for youth empowerment in Egypt

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 01:57 GMT

Because youth are the real demographic asset in Egypt, a growing NGO has been dedicated solely to help them become pioneers of their field of choice.

School holiday is FGM season: UNFPA

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:03 GMT

July, August and September represent a “cutting season”, as female genital mutilation (FGM) crimes increase during these months.

Nasr, UNFPA head discuss coop. plan over next 5 years

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 11:32 GMT

Sahar Nasr on Friday discussed with UNFPA representative in Egypt Aleksandar Bodiroza cooperation in the next 5 years, especially in population growth.

New family planning commitments to face Trump’s cuts

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 09:04 GMT

at the ‘Global Family Planning’ summit, at least 37 governments, 16 private companies and 11 partner organizations, including civil society and private foundations.