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Innovation and Creativity for Development

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UNDP Egypt
Programmatic priorities:

1. Poverty Alleviation and Livelihoods
2. Democratic Governance & Human Rights
3. Local Development & Women’s Empowerment
4. Innovation & Creativity for Development
5. Climate Change
6. Biodiversity
UNDP ICT4D

Program
Overall Mission

Foster sustainable socio-economic development using
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
How do we work?
2006- 2012
Egyptian Education Initiative
2002 – 2007
ICT To Foster Egypt’s Sustainable Human Development Program PH. I
2006- 2012
ICT Development for Micro/Small and Medium Enterprises
E-government
Supported the establishment of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies (MCIT), providing
expertise
and
knowledge
.
Assisted the MCIT with its 5-years
plans and strategies
Technology park
Smart Village
Goal: to boost ICT domestic sector
stimulating innovation and competitiveness
providing an optimal environment for new business
Transformation and automation of post offices- Egypt New Bosta
Innovation and Creativity
for Development

Egypt ICT Trust Fund
is aiming at sustaining, experimenting and enriching the use of ICT as a tool for Human Development in Egypt and act as a knowledge hub for the Arab and MENA region.
Egypt ICT TRUST FUND
Projects
Telecentre Network

Empowering the local telecentres
2100
Telecentres
1
million users
8.000
jobs generated

Telecentre Academy

974
Registered trainers
589
Graduated trainees
Mobile IT Units

Increasing computer literacy countrywide
Providing free access to information and knowledge

IT Basics, Agriculture, Health, Women and Child, Internet Safety

6
Buses
20
governorates
150.000

beneficiaries
More than
10.000

training hours
Tabluter - Women´s literacy initiative
1728
training hours
Smart ICT 4Education
6
fully equipped schools
1100
beneficiaries students
Siwa Oasis - Integrated ICT for Development Program
Telemedicine initiative
250
professionals
trained
e-shops
20
siwan S/MEs online
ICT for Illiteracy Eradication

Mission:
To increase the literacy rates in urban, rural and remote areas, among women in particular, through the use of innovative ICT tools.

3
interactive CDs produced
MoU MCIT-GALAE
10.000
beneficiaries annually in
10
governorates
ICT for Medium and Small Entreprises (M/SMEs)

Empowering young entrepreneurs and M/SMEs enterprises through the use of ICT to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of their enterprises.

Trained
9.000
M/SMEs
60.000
training hours
506
Certified Trainers of Trainers
1000
websites published on Ayadina portal
ICT for Youth

Youth Social innovation program
provides funding, mentorship and knowledge to alleviate poverty via social entrepreneurship
-200
projects submitted
ICT for people with disabilities

Improving the living conditions and social inclusion of the hearing and visually impaired people through improving their primary education and increasing their independency.
Enhancing
IT skills
,

literacy
,
access to knowledge and information
,
inclusive development
,
competitiveness
,
innovation
and
employability
ICT Trust Fund
UNDP & Information Technology Institute (ITI)
NRTA
2007-2011
Supporting the NTRA´s participation in and collaboration with International Fora. (National Telecom Regulatory Authority)
2007-2011
Supporting Information Technology Institute (ITI) activities Ph I
2010 -2015
Support the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC)
2008-2012
ICT to Foster (II) ICT 4 MSMEs
2008
Establishment of Egypt Telecentre Academy
2009 – 2013
MDGs Awareness Initiative in Cairo University
2012 -2013
Youth Social Entrepreneurship Program in Egypt
2012-2017
Supporting Information Technology Institute (ITI) activities Ph II
2013-2018
South-South Cooperation 2013
2013 – 2018
ICT for Comprehensive Community Development
2013-2014
Masr Works Youth Centers
cooperation
Main areas of cooperation

Promoting
Innovation
&
Entrepreneurship
through the
Private Sector
Employability
Enhancement and
Job Creation
Empowering
ITI’s International Cooperation
Skills Development (EDUEgypt - Education Development for Universities in Egypt)

13
Universities
45
Faculties
9600
Trainees
ITI Centers of Excellence :
• Biomedical Informatics COE
• Egyptian Cloud Computing Center – EC3
• E-Learning COE ELICA
• JAVA Education & Technology Services COE JETS
Professional Training (9-month Program)

53
Training Centers
101
Training Programs
2020
Trainers
1,000,000
Egyptian Youth

African Partnerships:
Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Iraq – Show case: Using Blended Learning for ICT Training

International Academic Partnerships

ITI Community Debates (IC Debates)
Thanks!
Empowering the Siwa community using ICT
Literacy
Education
Health
M/SMEs
Prizes and Recognitions
Partners
17 Awards in the last 4 years
Youth employment generation program
address the mismatch between private sector skills demands and youth skills sets by providing youth with the necessary training to increase their employment prospects.
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC)
Mission:
Creating an environment that nurtures talented

ICT entrepreneurs.
Enhancing Egypt´s reputation as a
global competitor in high value-added innovation.
Main Activities
Strategies and policies
Supported the establishment of the MCIT, providing
expertise
and
knowledge.


Assisted the MCIT with its 5-years
plans and strategies
Establishment of
Competence Centers
in the field of
Social Networking
and
Cloud Computing
Building clusters
at the national level.
Setting up
Businesses Incubator Programs.
Organizing Egyptian
Investment Fairs
and
ICT Events.
Developing mechanisms through PPPs for
investment in new skills development
in the ICT sector.
Allocate awards and prizes to
encourage innovation
: Ibtiekar and Business Plan competitions.
Egypt I
deation Camp
Main activities
Supporting the National Telecom
Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
Support to the implementation of
Telecom Africa 2008.
Enhancing the
international visibility
of Egypt ICT sector.
Mapping
international regulatory experiences to support enhanced cohesion in regional telecommunications regulatory framework.
Support to the modernization of Egypt Post, "New Bosta" Ph. I
Establishment of a
Regulatory body
for universal postal service.
Increased effectiveness
of services at national and international levels.
Efficient operation of Egypt Post, utilizing
ICT technologies.
Masr Works Youth Centers
Set up

IT centers
to provide
IT trainings for youth
Enable Youth Centers as
Business Centers
to provide career development
Promoting Youth
civic engagement, human rights and democracy
Set up of
10 Proto-type centers
in 5 Governorates.
ToT programs
for
1200
members/staff of Youth Centers and CSOs:
employability,

entrepreneurship &IT.
Train
19,000 youth.
Activities:
Support to the Modernization of the Egyptian Post (Phase II)
Enhance Efficiency and Accountability of the Public Sector in Egypt through ICTs
2013 - 2018
Enhancing Access to Knowledge for Development
Project Outputs:
EP’s Technical and
Institutional
Capacity enhanced
EP service delivery
mechanisms modernized
EP equipped and
utilizing ICT technologies
to widen and improve
accessibility
Activities:
Recruitment, Developing
management system and organizational structure
& Develop and implement relevant
information systems.
Increase effectiveness of services
to various customer groups & Develop Strategy Document.
Pilot Study / Local Community Empowerment:
Connecting Egyptian Handicraft Producers to the Global Market
through an
Online E-Commerce Web Portal
Inter-agency collaboration and exchange of data are enhanced by integrating national databases through ICT.
Increased efficiency, transparency and accountability of Public Sector’s Human Resources processes.
Government to citizen (G2C) services are enhanced and new channels for service provision established
E-Government services are promoted and MSAD South South cooperation strategy enhanced.
Master Plan for the
integration
of National Databases
2002-2007
Institutional Support and Strengthening Capacity of MCIT
Institutional Support & Strengthening Capacity of MCIT


Project´s Goal:
To assist MCIT in implementing its national plan, through:

Recruiting and training the appropriate complement of staff
Providing ongoing institutional support and capacity building
Policy advice and analysis, including advice on legal reform.
Provide
technical support
to MCIT
Support human resource
development for IT
Achievements
Create an enabling
environment
for IT business
development
Support to
digital information
infrastructure
Provide institutional
support for
developing
e-access
Project Components
Smart Village
NTRA
WSIS
Postal Reform
R&D CoEs
Arabic e-Content
E-Access Initiatives (Free Internet,
PC4Community, Broadband)
IT Clubs
ICT Training
ITIDA
ICDL
ACHIEVEMENTS
Support of E-Gov initiatives
Outputs

Municipalities’ service delivery

upgraded through e-mechanism
Created new channels for
service delivery & citizen participation
Mobile
e-government services
Re-engineering & automation of core business processes
in governmental organizations
Establishment of the
Transparency and Integrity Committee
Empowering and Connecting the Community through ICT:
Egypt-Emergence of the Regional Digital Hub
Universal access policies and strategies developed and upgraded.
ICT applications supported
Innovation enhanced
Legal and regulatory enabling environment created
Human resources Training and development supported
Knowledge sharing and internal management support systems established
Outputs
ACHIEVEMENTS
National Infrastructure Capacity Building
Telecom Reform Policies
Postal Reform Policies
Formulation of Nile University programs
Incubation of MCIT R&D and Centers of Excellence -ITIDA
E-business and e-signature law wre launched
Arab strategy was set to strengthen the use of ICT industry in the region
Supporting World Bank Study for “Assessment of the Information Center Capacity Building”
Supporting UNCTAD Study “Review of Egypt ICT Strategy 2007-2010
Launched Professional Training Programs which aimed to build a pool of skilled Egyptian ICT graduates.
Facilitated the emergence of an IT Clubs network across Egypt.
2008
Support to the NTRA project



Track 1: Pre-university
Equipped
2000
schools

Track 2: Higher Education
Equipped and provided training (
18
Universities)

Track 3: Lifelong learning
Training for teachers on ICT skills and ICT for Education

Track 4: e-learning industry
E-learning initiative
60,000
beneficiaries
Egyptian Education initiative
Smart Schools
38
smart schools
43.300
students
3.400
teachers
775
administrators
1985
Information and Decision Support Center
1988
Technology Access Community Center
Timeline
www.undp.org.eg
www.facebook.com/UNDPEgypt
Institutional
projects
Sherif El Tokali
sherif.el.tokali@undp.org
sytokali
Community Development Portals

www.kenanaonline.com

Support rural-urban integration into one knowledge society
Empower communities through information, knowledge and specialized services

1'2
millions published pages in arabic
30.000
pages added per month
75.000
daily visits
Innovation and creativity for development
Erada Portal for Disabled
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