Cairo | Nearly 100 judges of Egypt’s Council of State recently participated in a workshop that focused on increasing expertise in judging administrative appeals related to all forms of intellectual property. The workshop was sponsored by the Council of State and the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The workshop aimed to strengthen Egypt’s system of granting protection for intellectual property by developing the skills of those who hear appeals on decisions of Government administrative agencies, including the Patent, Trademark, Industrial Designs, and Plant Variety Protection Offices.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Egyptian Industrial Development Authority, the Egyptian National Cleaner Production Center, and the World Environment Center, has launched a pilot project that helps small and medium-sized food processing firms to conserve energy resources and increase their use of cleaner forms of energy while improving the sustainability and competitiveness of their businesses.
Scholars in the Leadership for Education and Development (LEAD) program at the American University in Cairo (AUC), whose studies are paid for by the U.S. Government, launched an initiative at the ninth annual LEAD conference to address the issues of street children in Egypt.
The U.S. Government announced on Thursday a new project in Egypt that exploits cell phone and internet technology to create employment and income-generating opportunities for young Egyptians, especially those in disadvantaged areas.
A delegation of Egyptian entrepreneurs, academics, and government representatives participated in last week’s third annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), jointly hosted by the U.A.E. and United States (U.S.) governments.
Last updated: December 03, 2013