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USAID Supports the Launch of Egypt’s First Women Entrepreneurs Network

November 18, 2018 Cairo – As part of the U.S. government’s support for entrepreneurship in Egypt in general and as part of the U.S. Embassy’s long-standing commitment to economic development in Egypt, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has cooperated with a number of Egyptian organizations to launch the Women Entrepreneurs Network (WEN).  The ...
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Palermo Conference on Libya – STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 13, 2018 The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a ...
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INJAZ Egypt and U.S. Embassy Cairo Launch Startup Egypt 2019

November 13, 2018 Cairo – At an event marking Global Entrepreneurship Week, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and INJAZ Egypt announced the launch of Startup Egypt, one of the largest entrepreneurship pipelines in the country. Startup Egypt takes a sustainable, long-term approach to entrepreneurship by enrolling enthusiastic and creative graduates between the ages of 21 ...
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U.S. Helps Egyptians Hone Skills During Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 12, 2018 Cairo – This year, the U.S. Mission in Egypt is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) by helping to energize Egypt’s entrepreneurship ecosystem, especially among youth.  Between November 12-18, Egyptian audiences will be able to take part in talks, workshops, and lectures being offered across the country, including at Cairo’s Maadi Public Library American Corner and Greek ...
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U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack in Egypt

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 2, 2018 ________________________________ The Department of State condemns today’s deadly attack on a bus heading towards a Coptic Christian monastery in Upper Egypt. We extend our condolences to the families of these innocent victims. We remain steadfast in our support of Egypt’s efforts to combat terrorism ...
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