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February 22, 2017

The Secretary On Call serves as a roving USAID/Egypt Secretary and performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties, on a rotational basis, throughout USAId/Egypt in support of various USAID program activities.  The application deadline is March 16, 2017 by 4:30pm.

February 15, 2017

Sohag – Hundreds of entrepreneurs gathered today in Sohag to participate in a summit hosted by Markade LLC, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of Trade and Industry.  Through workshops, panel discussions, and success stories from the local community, the event raised awareness on entrepreneurship and built the capacity of Sohag’s youth to be successful entrepreneurs.

“USAID believes in the power of entrepreneurship to drive economic growth and create jobs,” said Jacinto Fabiosa from USAID.  “We’ve watched thousands of aspiring Egyptian entrepreneurs turn their ideas into action and look forward to assisting thousands more.”

Hundreds of vocational school teachers and administrators joined representatives from the Egyptian government and the private sector to discuss how best to prepare graduating students for the workplace.
February 7, 2017

Alexandria – Joining officials from the Ministry of Education and Technical Education (MoETE), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting a conference today that will bring leaders of Egyptian business and technical schools into dialogue with private sector employees to discuss how best to prepare graduating students for the workplace. Contributing to USAID’s ongoing Workforce Improvement and Skills Enhancement (WISE) project in Egypt, the “Transition to Employment” conference will also address turnover in the private sector, on-the-job training, and recruitment issues.

“In collaboration with the Ministry, USAID initiated a public-private partnership program that links the private sector with skilled graduates of public technical schools,” said USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin. “Through this strong and effective partnership, the project has trained 1,800 technical school teachers on programs that lead to jobs for Egyptian youth.”

Government of Egypt officials inaugurate a Citizen Service Center in Aswan. USAID supported the development of this one-stop shop model for receiving public services.
December 18, 2016

Aswan – Egyptian and U.S. government officials today inaugurated two web-enabled Citizen Service Centers in Aswan governorate.  These one-stop shops for government services were developed through cooperation between the Aswan Governorate; the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring, and Administrative Reform; the Ministry of Local Development; and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

“Citizen Service Centers in Edfu, Daraw, and Aswan City are the first in Egypt where citizens can request government services through a new, modern, web-enabled system,” said USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin.  “This represents an important step in meeting citizens’ needs.”

USAID/Egypt Economic Growth Director Brinton Bohling congratulates graduates who participated in a USAID-funded field school for Ministry of Antiquities employees. This field school provided hands-on learning opportunities to strengthen the site management skills of site inspectors.
December 15, 2016

Cairo – Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El Anany and Brinton Bohling of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated the graduation of 24 Ministry of Antiquities’ employees today from the USAID-funded Memphis Site and Community Development Field School. The graduation ceremony caps off an intensive four-month training program for Ministry inspectors to strengthen their professional skills in managing Egypt’s antiquities. 

“We are honored to support the stewards of Egypt’s priceless heritage sites –sites like Mit Rahina in Egypt’s first capital, Memphis,” said USAID/Egypt Economic Growth Director Brinton Bohling.  “We hope the Memphis Walking Trail will be one of the new destinations on each visitor’s itinerary.”  

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Last updated: February 22, 2017

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