Press Release

Media Advisory--United Nations in Egypt Booth at the Global Congress on Health, Population and Development

05 September 2023

Healthy Population for Sustainable Development

Under the Auspices of H.E. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Cairo – from 5 September to 8 September 2023


Arab Republic of Egypt, 5 September 2023 (United Nations Information Centre in Cairo) – The UN family in Egypt will be represented at the Global Congress on Health, Population and Development Cairo, ,from 5 September to 8 September 2023 by the "UN Booth in Egypt"  aligned with the Global Congress agenda, with a special focus on the various programs, activities, and initiatives of the UN in Egypt, all coming under the theme "“A Healthy Population: The backbone of the SDGs” with additional tagline “Act Now for Our Common Future”" to highlight the policy of the UN system in Egypt in dealing with Health, Population and Development issues.

The significant demographic, social and economic changes are challenging to achieve UN sustainable development goals and ensuring health and well being for all. In addition to the global threats of water scarcity, food crisis and climate change which all jeopardize sustainable and economic development of nations worldwide.

Ministers, civil society representatives, non-governmental organizations, investors, the private sector, researchers, and specialists in the fields of health, population and development are gathering in Cairo to participate in the Global Congress on Health, Population, and Development.

.The United Nations Booth in Egypt also emphasizes Health, Population and Egyptian national sustainable development issues.

The events will include discussions focused on enhancing implementation across priority issues, as well as an opportunity to network with heads of UN agencies, CEOs of private institutions, and civil society representatives to develop practical, impactful, and ambitious solutions to several  Health, Population and development challenges, including Improve the availability, quality, and accessibility of all health services, increase sustainable financing flows toward access to information and quality health services, accelerate investments in human capital and underscore that climate change is contributing to the humanitarian emergencies.

In addition, stakeholders' voices will be heard, and they will have the opportunity to showcase solutions and effectively engage in critical global dialogue on Health, Population and Development implementation, with a strong emphasis on a just transition.

Congress events with UN in Egypt participation will be livestreamed on the UN in Egypt official Facebook page. Related information will also be available on the UN in Egypt official website:

For Media inquiries please contact Nihal El Kady , UNIC Cairo

Mobile # 01005401518




UN entities involved in this initiative

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
International Labour Organization
International Organization for Migration
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Information Centre
United Nations Children’s Fund
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
World Food Programme
World Health Organization

Goals we are supporting through this initiative