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Canada and UNDP sign an agreement to support Egypt’s efforts to fight COVID-19

To respond to the crisis and the impacts of the pandemic, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Canada signed an agreement worth CAD 500,000 (approx. USD 360,000) to…  


An introduction to The Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP)

The Syria situation remains the largest refugee crisis in the world, with millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt for many years. With the vast majority of refugees…  


Support women in Upper Egypt produce medical masks

Women in Upper Egypt are working to fight the virus, the current production of masks in Qena is less than 4,000 masks per day.  


Egyptians return to cycling

Transport is one of Egypt’s biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.  


Launch of Automated Testing Service of COVID-19 Symptoms with Sign Language Chatbot Using AI

Launch of an automated testing service of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms through a chatbot that uses the sign language, capitalizing on Artificial Intelligence (AI).  


How can we encourage positive behaviors during a pandemic?

UNDP Egypt’s Innovation Lab is working to encourage positive behavior change during the pandemic to reduce and mitigate the risks of COVID-19.  


Women in Upper Egypt stepping up to stop the spread of COVID-19

Upper Egypt Women are producing medical masks to help combat the spread of COVID-19  


Elections During COVID-19: Key Considerations for Resilience and Inclusiveness in the Arab States Region

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments across the Arab States region joined others worldwide by moving swiftly to invoke constitutional provisions such as national defense laws or emergency…  


Untouchable Digital Business Cards for UNDP Personnel in Egypt

Digital Transformation at the time of COVID-19  


2019 Arab Future Energy Index (AFEX) Report

The Arab Future Energy Index (AFEX) is the first Arab index dedicated to tracking low carbon sustainable energy trends towards 2030 and has been produced on an annual basis since 2015 by UNDP and the…  

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