Remarks by Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry (As Prepared)

International Cooperation Forum St. Regis Almasa Convention Center September 7, 2022 Thank you for that introduction. On behalf of President Biden, I bring you all the goodwill of the United States and a greeting of peace: As-Salaam-Alaikum. I am honored to be hosted here by President al-Sisi, who has demonstrated critical leadership in mobilizing international …

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EGYPT 2021 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2021 United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor EGYPT 2021 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY According to its constitution, Egypt is a republic governed by an elected president and bicameral legislature, with the upper house reconstituted in 2020 as the Senate after …

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The United States Provides 1.5 Million Additional Doses of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine to Egypt

April 6, 2022   U.S. Coronavirus Vaccine Deliveries to Egypt Reach 25 Million Doses Cairo – On April 6, the United States delivered 1.5 million doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to Egypt as part of its global campaign to defeat COVID-19.  The delivery is the latest milestone in U.S.-Egypt joint efforts to fight the virus, as U.S. deliveries of the vaccine to Egypt now total 25 million doses. Highlighting the timeliness …

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Remarks by Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry (As Prepared)

“Implementation Plus: Global Climate Action in 2022”American University Cairo, Cairo, EgyptMonday, February 21, 2022 Good afternoon and thank you, Ambassador Cohen, for that generous introduction and for representing our nation and supporting our staff here in Egypt. Thanks also to President Dallal and everyone at AUC. At the outset, we know the world is appropriately …

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U.S.-Egypt Joint Press Release on Climate Change

February 21, 2022  Today in Cairo, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry held consultations with Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs and COP 27 President Designate Sameh Shoukry.  Special Presidential Envoy Kerry and COP 27 President Designate Foreign Minister Shoukry issued the following joint press release.  Begin text:  The United States and Egypt recognize the urgency …

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Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to Egypt

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 20, 2022 Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Cairo, Egypt on February 20-21. On Monday, February 21 at 16:30 (GMT +2), Secretary Kerry will deliver an address at American University in Cairo on the future of international climate action in the leadup to COP27 …

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The United States Provides 2.2 Million Additional Doses of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine to Egypt

February 20, 2022 U.S. Coronavirus Vaccine Deliveries to Egypt Reach 23.5 Million Doses     Cairo – On February 20, the United States delivered 2.2 million doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to Egypt as part of its global campaign to defeat COVID-19.  The delivery marks the latest milestone in U.S.-Egypt joint efforts to fight the virus.  To date, …

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The United States Provides 1.8 Million Additional Doses of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine to Egypt

January 22, 2022  The United States Provides 1.8 Million Additional Doses of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine to EgyptU.S. Coronavirus Vaccine Donation to Egypt Totals More Than 21 Million Doses  Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo announces a new delivery of 1.8 million doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine as part of the U.S. Government’s global efforts to fight …

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The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education Inaugurate Career Centers at Tanta University to Prepare Students for Job Market

January 20, 2022 Tanta – The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Tanta University Career Centers will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established …

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The United States and Egypt Inaugurate Disabilities Center at Cairo University

January 19, 2022 Cairo – The United States and Cairo University inaugurated a disability service center at Cairo University to empower students with disabilities. This new U.S. government supported center will advocate for university-wide policies and provide services and equipment to students with disabilities. At the inauguration ceremony, USAID’s Mission Director Leslie Reed said, “The …

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Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen – World Youth Forum 2022 

Remarks of U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen Opening Pane – World Youth Forum 2022 January 10, 2022  Thank you, and first I want to also thank President Al Sisi for inviting me to participate in this panel.  I was an attendant at the last World Youth Forum in 2019, and I was very impressed by the inspirational young people I met …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry Opening Remarks for the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue

REMARKS NOVEMBER 8, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good morning, everyone.  It’s really a pleasure to welcome Foreign Minister Shoukry and all of the members of the Egyptian delegation here as we open the Egypt-U.S. Strategic Dialogue.  Sameh, welcome again.  It’s great to have you back in Washington.  We had the opportunity to meet in Cairo many …

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U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue November 8-9

U.S. State Department Office of the Foreign Ministry Spokesman4 November 2021Press release Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will meet with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and his team in Washington, D.C., November 8-9 to participate in the U.S.-Egypt strategic dialogue. Secretary Blinken is joined by senior officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development …

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The United States and Egypt Celebrate Success of $8 million Women’s Empowerment Project

September 26, 2021  The United States and Egypt Celebrate Success of $8 million Women’s Empowerment Project    Cairo – U.S. Chargé D’Affaires Nicole Shampaine, Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al Mashat, Minister of Social Solidarity Dr. Nevine El Kabbag, President of Egypt’s National Council for Women Dr. Maya Morsy, and UN Women Country Representative Christine Arab celebrated the successful completion of the Safe Cities Free …

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U.S.-Egypt Military Cooperation Committee 

September 21, 2021   U.S.-Egypt Military Cooperation Committee  Cairo – The United States and the Arab Republic of Egypt held the 32nd U.S.-Egypt Military Cooperation Committee (MCC) in Cairo, Egypt on September 20-21.  Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Dana Stroul led the U.S. delegation.  Air Force Commander Lieutenant General Abbas Helmy led the Egyptian …

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First Visit by U.S. Warship to Egypt’s Berenice Naval Base

Cairo – Guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) visited Egypt’s Berenice Naval Base on August 12, marking the first time a U.S. warship has pulled into the Red Sea base, which officially opened in January 2020.  During the visit, the ship hosted Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), U.S. 5th …

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United States and Egypt Launch Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University

December 5, 2019 Cairo – The Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The establishment of this new Center is part of …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Interview With Rich Edson of Fox News

Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2019 QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for joining us. SECRETARY POMPEO: Rich, it’s great to be with you this morning. QUESTION: We’re in Egypt, where the State Department says it wants broader cooperation with Egypt on human rights. Is it difficult when President Sisi says, …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Interview With Amal Roushdy of Egyptian State Television

Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2019 QUESTION: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, I appreciate your time, and let me first start very quickly and briefly with your feedback about your visit to Egypt, including the meetings you held here. SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, thanks. It’s great to be with you. We had …

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Visit of Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo to Egypt

Secretary Pompeo’s Interview With Rich Edson of Fox News Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2019 QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for joining us. SECRETARY POMPEO: Rich, it’s great to be with you this morning. QUESTION: We’re in Egypt, where the State Department says it wants broader cooperation with Egypt on human rights. Is it difficult when President Sisi says, …

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo’s Remarks at the Al Fattah Al Alim Mosque at the New Administrative Capital

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State New Administrative Capital Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019   SECRETARY POMPEO: (In progress) chance to tour both the new cathedral and now this, a beautiful house of worship as well. It is truly a testament to the Egyptian people, the capacity to exercise their faith and their freedoms here …

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo’s Remarks to the Press at the New Administrative Capital

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State New Administrative Capital Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Just wanted to say this is a – I hope you all get a chance to see a truly remarkable place where you can see religious liberty, religious freedom at work in this special country. President Sisi clearly made a …

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East

Speech Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State The American University in Cairo Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 Thank you, Frank. Thank you to Frank Ricciardone. Thank you for your service to America as well, in addition to the duties that you perform here. I’ve had the good fortune to be a frequent visitor here to …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Edit the translation in العربية For Immediate Release Readout January 10, 2019The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today in Cairo. The Secretary reiterated the United States’ commitment to the strategic partnership with Egypt and in its fight …

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Remarks by Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger at a reception in honor of the American companies participating in the 2018 Egyptian Defense Expo

  December 4, 2018 Good evening ladies and gentlemen, excellencies, distinguished colleagues from the diplomatic and military attaché corps, and, most of all, the many representatives of the private sector here in Cairo to participate in the first Egyptian Defense Exposition. Before I continue, I would like to ask you all to join me in …

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USAID and Ministry of Health and Population Launch Family Planning Program

U.S. Embassy – Cairo Press Release May 12, 2018 USAID and Ministry of Health and Population Launch Family Planning Program Cairo – Responding to a request by the Government of Egypt to contribute to Egypt’s family planning efforts, USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin joined Minister of Health and Population Dr. Ahmed Emad Rady to …

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