MCS signs Memorandum of Understanding with UNDP in Egypt
October 19,2022 | Press-release
MCS, the leading
value added distributor in security solutions and services, announced signing a
memorandum of understanding with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
in Egypt, in a step to establish joint cooperation between the two parties in
developing the skills for the human to cope with the accelerated jobs requirements
of the modern Labor market and contribute constructively to raising the skills
and awareness about the country's efforts to move forward to digital
transformation. In addition, the new cooperation includes joint action to
support the Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Egypt and Africa through a training
programs and competitions to reveal the new talents and ideas with an objective
to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and Egypt’s Vision 2030.
The memorandum of
understanding was signed by Alessandro Fracassetti the Resident Representative
of UNDP in Egypt and Tarek Shabaka, CEO at MCS at the press conference which
included a detailed presentation of MCS's Future vision for training and
caliber’s qualifying, and a UNDP presentation for the inclusive growth programs
and innovation enhancement.
Commenting on this
remarkable statement, Alessandro
Fracassetti the Resident Representative of UNDP stated “the MOU that we are
signing today is another step in the right direction towards achieving the
Sustainable Development Goals and Egypt's Vision 2030. In collaboration with
MCS, we build the capabilities of those who are related to digital
transformation, and we support companies to create more jobs and opportunities,
develop digital skills among youth, foster the entrepreneurship, and enable
companies to develop their technologies.
For his part Tarek
Shabaka, CEO at MCS expressed his pleasure for cooperating with UNDP saying “we
are proud of this partnership that contributes in achieving our future vision
and developing the calibers which is considered key milestone on our path to
development assuring that we have clear vision and steady steps to enhance our
effective role in the training field and modern knowledge transfer to the
calibers who have competitive edges to avail the qualified Egyptian calibers
and qualifying them to the labor market.
with UNDP goes beyond training and calibers qualifying; it also includes
supporting the innovation and entrepreneurship which is the core component in
digital transformation and sustainable development.
Worth to be
mentioned that the conference is concluded by a panel discussion about the
importance of calibers qualifying and enhancing the future of digital Egypt.
Mostafa Bekhit; CEO at PAM Inc moderated the panel discussion which included
Dr. Hisham Farouk – Consultant at the ministry of high education and scientific
research for digital transformation, Dr. Nezar Sami – Consultant for the
innovation and entrepreneurship at the UNDP, Eng. Mohamed Mostafa – Business
development at Mideast Communication Systems, Eng. Waseem Yousif – MENA
Director at Palo Alto Networks, and finally Eng. Bassem Saleh- the regional
Sales manager at F5 Networks.