UNDP, Qazaq Green Association Establish Women for Just Transition Network

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Qazaq Green Association established the Women for Just Transition Network on Oct. 17 during the workshop on women’s empowerment in the renewable energy sector in Astana. The establishment of the network is the next step in UNDP’s support to promote gender equality in the country.  “In Kazakhstan, […]

 MoU Between UNDP and Microsoft Egypt

Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Egypt Alessandro Fracassetti and General Manager of Microsoft Egypt Mirna Arif have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation to advance sustainable development and promote digital innovation between both sides. Delivering a speech via video conference at the event, Minister of International Cooperation Rania […]

Egypt Officially Announces Sharm El-Sheikh a Green City

Ali Abu Sinna, the Chief of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), announced that the government has initiated measures to promote sustainable cities in Sharm El-Sheikh, alongside the Green Sharm project. The preparations included implementing sustainable infrastructure and service projects, as well as conserving biodiversity in compliance with supportive policies from several ministries.Abu Sinna spoke […]

Egypt, UNDP Examine Cooperation Opportunities to Support Environmental Investment

On Wednesday, May 24, Egypt’s Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad discussed with the Head of the Regional Office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Abdallah al Dardari, and Resident Representative of the UNDP in Egypt Alessandro Fracassetti aspects of future cooperation in light of the current partnership with the UNDP to support environmental investment. Fouad […]

UNDP: Egypt Made Great Strides Towards Integrated Local Development

The Egyptian government has made great strides towards integrated local development by adopting large-scale initiatives, such as the “Decent Life” Initiative, UNDP Resident Representative Alessandro Fracassetti said. During a workshop organized on Tuesday 10/1/2023 by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development in cooperation with UNDP, Fracassetti noted that the presidential initiative offers an important […]

Egypt and the UN celebrated the International Volunteer Day (IVD)

Egypt and the UN celebrated the International Volunteer Day (IVD), which falls on December 5 of each year with the aim to promote solidarity through volunteering. This year focuses on contributions by volunteers with the aim to make positive change in their societies, particularly where climate action and sustainable development is concerned. The celebration was […]

UNDP Regional Director Hails Egypt’s Achievements To Enshrine Women’s Community Role

During her official visit to Egypt, Halida Bouzar, Assistant Secretary-General And Director Of The UN Development Programme Regional Bureau For Arab States, lauded Egypt’s progress that has been achieved during the previous years with regard to women empowerment, lauding the Egyptian women’s efforts and notable progress in breaking the glass ceiling. Halida made her remarks […]