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April 5, 2015

Cairo– Students and professors from seven Egyptian University law faculties participated in a national “practice arbitration” competition that was conducted with the support of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the U.S. Embassy on April 3 and 4, 2015.  Both the winning team and the runner-up team are from Menoufia University.  Teams from Al Azhar Women’s University and Cairo University won third place in the competition.  This is the fourth National Competition organized by the ABA in Egypt.

“Egyptian citizens and businesses need well-trained lawyers to assist them in protecting their legal rights,” said Sherry Carlin, Egypt Mission Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which sponsors the program. “It is inspiring to see the commitment of these students to developing their arbitration skills.” 

March 30, 2015

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a U.S. Embassy event to connect Egypt’s exporters with local service providers. Over 500 companies, including large firms and small and medium enterprises, attended this event to meet more than 60 export service providers and learn about current and emerging trade trends and export issues.

​​​​USAID-funded Project Discovers Two Ancient Tombs in Luxor
March 11, 2015

A A joint U.S.-Egypt team discovered two ancient Egyptian tombs this month in Luxor in close coordination with the Ministry of Antiquities. Implemented by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), the team is providing hands-on training in conservation and archaeological fieldwork to increase the potential of cultural tourism in Egypt.

February 27, 2015

Today, Sherry Carlin was sworn in as Mission Director for Egypt for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Acting Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt administered the oath of office.

January 26, 2015

The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting all interested USAID Missions, Bureaus and Offices to apply for FY13 Disability Funding to:

January 26, 2015

The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting all interested USAID Missions, Bureaus and Offices to apply for FY13 Disability Funding to:

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Last updated: April 06, 2015

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