Discussed: 6 advantages granted to civil associations in Egypt’s NGO law

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

A number of advantages were granted to NGOs per Article 17 of law regulating the practice of civil work in Egypt. Egypt Today will highlight these advantages in the below lines.

What you need to know about Egypt's NGO Support Fund

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Egypt's Law No. 149 of 2019 regulating the practice of civil work stipulated the establishment of a fund to support projects of NGOs and institutions.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes special issue of 'Memory of Egypt' highlighting local civil associations' role

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:03 GMT

The special issue documents some of the endless contributions of Egypt's civil associations over two centuries.

Egyptian NGO sheds light on high number of terrorism victims in Africa in 1 month

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt-based Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights issued Wednesday its monthly report dubbed "Lens of Terror Operations on the African Continent" for March 2022.

Senate agrees to extend NGO registration deadline for another year

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 01:18 GMT

The Senate has agreed to extend the deadline for NGOs to register under the 2019 civil society law for another year on Sunday.

26K civil associations applied to reconcile status per Egypt’s new NGO law

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 02:39 GMT

A total of 26,000 civil associations have so far applied to adjust their status per Egypt’s new NGO law as the directorates of social solidarity across governorates will continue to receive submissions until January 11, 2022.

The NGOs Award of Excellence Ceremony in its fifth round

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 01:53 GMT

It is noteworthy that the final list of NGOs nominated to win the awards includes 14 NGOs from five governorates

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 08:20 GMT

The charity SOS Mediterranean announced Sunday it would deploy a new vessel to "conduct search and rescue activities" off the coast of Libya.

NGO law curbs outlawed Muslim Brotherhood shady deals

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 06:06 GMT

The outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has been laying a fierce criticism campaign on the newly approved law on NGOs.

African states comment on ‘human rights situation’ on the continent

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 02:01 GMT

Discussions on human rights situation in Africa persisted on the fourth day of the 64th Ordinary Session of the ACHPR.

Egyptian NGOs invited to apply for 'Excellence Award for Civil Society Organizations' competition

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 - 02:19 GMT

PDF has announced that it will start receiving applications from non-governmental organizations that are willing to participate in the “Excellence Award for Civil Society Organizations” for the fourth year in a row.

Egyptian NGO launches event to promote oriental Christians' religious rights

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 12:33 GMT

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, a national non-profit NGO, has announced launching a side event to defend the freedom of religion as "one of the most pressing issues facing various societies in the Middle East and North Africa.

In pics: Egypt hosts first traveling environmental exhibition

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Set for two days, the exhibition is organized by the Social Services Cooperative Society in cooperation with the NGO Unit in the Ministry of Environment.

Naples mayor offers to welcome in stranded NGO migrant boat

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Naples is ready to defy Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and let in a charity-run ship carrying 32 migrants that is blocked in the stormy Mediterranean.

Promise of a Home: Egypt tackles crisis of homeless children

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 03:57 GMT

Two years into Egypt’s first comprehensive program to tackle a long-standing phenomenon of homeless children in the gloomy streets, Egypt Today closely shadows the project’s components in the streets and behind the walls of its institutions.

Italy, France tensions spiral over rejected migrant ship

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Italy postponed high-level talks with France on Wednesday after Paris branded Rome irresponsible for refusing to take in a migrant rescue ship.

Make a Different kind of Difference this Ramadan

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 02:57 GMT

Ramadan is a time for doing good and giving back, but giving back doesn’t always have to be through the same old charitable forms.

Supreme Constitutional Court bans social solidarity min. from dissolving NGOs

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 01:07 GMT

The Supreme Constitutional Court stripped the Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali from the right of dissolving NGOs on Saturday

Migration min. lauds NGOs' role supporting social solidarity

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 12:36 GMT

Minister of State for Migration Nabila Makram stressed the importance of the role carried out by civil society in supporting social solidarity

Italy protests to France over border incident

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 11:02 GMT

Italy protested to France over a incident in which French border police entered a clinic run by a non-governmental organisation.