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720 Egyptian Youth Graduate from U.S. Embassy English Language Program

November 17, 2019 CAIRO – On Sunday, December 15, U.S. Embassy Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs Helen LaFave congratulated 720 young Egyptians for developing exceptional English language skills by completing the two-year long U.S. Embassy English Access Microscholarship Program.  The graduation ceremony at the Cairo Opera House gathered graduates from across Egypt to meet and network ...
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United States Commits $6 Million in Bilateral Assistance for Egypt

December 16, 2019 Cairo – The United States and Egypt, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a bilateral assistance agreement amendment worth $6 million that demonstrates continued support from the American people for joint U.S.-Egypt priorities. This agreement will increase educational opportunities and strengthen the livelihoods of the people of North Sinai. ...
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USAID Delegation Tours Upper Egypt Projects, Meets with Luxor Governor

December 10, 2019 LUXOR –  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator Andrew Plitt and Middle East Affairs Director Jessica Zaman visited Luxor Governorate from Washington this week to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities.  In a meeting on Tuesday with Luxor Governor Mustafa Mohamed ...
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On the Occasion of International Human Rights Day

By Robert Destro, U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor In today’s splintered world, it would be easy to think that there is nothing upon which all nations can agree and all cultures can embrace as an integral part of their communities. But International Human Rights Day, celebrated on December ...
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Joint Statement of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, the United States, and the World Bank

December 9, 2019 WASHINGTON – The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan appreciate the observer role of the United States and the World Bank.  They noted the progress achieved in the technical meetings among the Ministers of Water Resources in Addis Ababa and in Cairo. The Ministers agreed that the strategic direction of ...
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