The ceremony was attended by a large number of African ambassadors to Cairo, and representatives of donating countries that support the center's activities.
Equally, other activities pertinent to conflicts on the continent took place.
The city lies 130 kilometers away from the capital, Addis Ababa, which is the target of nine armed rebel groups.
AU Chair and President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi condemned in a message the use of force in that conflict.
The funds will be directed to Tigray region, where armed conflict is ongoing.
President Sisi had headed to France earlier Thursday to take part in the conference scheduled for Friday on Libya.
Reuters acquired an "internal U.N. email" indicating that 72 Tigrayan drivers working with the United Nations have been detained by Ethiopian authorities.
A motion was submitted to the United Nations Security Council.
Airstrikes were launched Monday against the sites occupied by Tigray forces between Wollo province located in Oromia state, and Afar state.
It is noted that a number of countries are withdrawing their staff in the country as a result.
Tigray forces had captured two towns and have been advancing toward the capital so as now they lie 270 kilometers away from Addis Ababa.
That was during the participation of the minister of foreign affairs in the international conference Libya held Thursday to support stability on its territories.
The minister added that such cooperation has to include "reconstruction and post-conflict development endeavors."
Gebali underscored that Ethiopia's unjustifiable behavior threatens Egypt's water security.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held Thursday a ceremony in Cairo on the occasion of the International Day of the United Nations Peacekeepers.
The Sudanese and Ethiopian armies engaged Wednesday in military clash using heavy weapons in Bashenda border area.
Palestinian Al-Qassam Brigades, affiliated with Hamas, published on Thursday video footage showing a bus of Israeli soldiers at the Batar Zikim base was targeted by a guided missile.
Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s ongoing support for the Palestinian people, upon President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives, Abu Zeid added.
“Egypt will not accept any harm to its water interests,” said President Sisi
They also tackled the endeavors made to accomplish pacification.