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CCCPA Honors Egyptian Peacekeepers
CCCPA hosted a reception on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on 26 June 2018. The event was organized in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense and Interior, and the United Nations Information Centre in Cairo (UNIC). It brought together high-level Egyptian officials, the diplomatic community in Cairo, and the families of five fallen Egyptian peacekeepers who lost their lives in the UN missions in Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire, and Angola.   Attendees observed a moment of silence to pay tribute to the fallen Egyptian heroes: ...more
The Third Annual Meeting of the International Advisory Board
The International Advisory Board (IAB) of the CCCPA held its third annual meeting on June 26, 2018. The meeting was chaired by Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa, former Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Timor Leste, and attended by Ms. Mary Chinery-Hesse, former Deputy-Director General of the International Labor Organization, Ambassador Mona Omar, former Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador Aly Erfan, former advisor to the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States and Professor of Practice at the American University in Cairo. The meeting was also attended ...more
Training on Facing the Media for Egyptian Diplomats
Cairo, Egypt – CCCPA organized its second training course for Egyptian diplomats on “Facing the Media”, from 27-31 May 2018.    The five-day training aimed to enhance the skills of 37 junior Egyptian diplomats on facing the media including conducting TV interviews and press conferences.   The training is specifically designed to introduce diplomats to the methods and strategies of interaction with the media. It covers issues such as the list of invitees, press-kit, and techniques of addressing questions (profiling, setting, audience, and key message). In ...more
CCCPA Celebrates the International Day of UN Peacekeepers
Today, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers under the theme: “70 years of Service and Sacrifice”. The celebration is not only to pay tribute to the people who have served and continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations, but also to honour fallen heroes, who have lost their lives to "save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. On this day in 1948, the Security Council authorized the deployment of a few military observers to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO). Since then, more than one ...more
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Tribute to the Fallen Heros

The Cairo Center pays tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of peace. We celebrate their courage and dedication, while honoring their sacrifice.