Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani convened on Thursday with Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Egypt Elena Panova, who recently assumed office.
Joining the program is achieved by winning a competition dubbed the Open Innovation Challenge for Persons with Disabilities.
Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat chaired the Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID) Board of Directors meeting on April 19, to evaluate the progress of the program and establish a way forward for the project’s Phase III - 2022-2026.
As part of this broader scope of work, UNDP and the Egyptian private equity Catalyst Private Equity (CPE) will put in practice an impact measurement towards the SDGs of private sector enterprises and private investments.
The project consists of two aspects.
Ministry of Environment has launched, Friday, “Eco Egypt”, an unprecedented campaign to promote protected areas Egypt, raise awareness about environmental issues and the importance of preserving natural resources.
The meeting aims to accelerate progress in achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable goals, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan are expanding their strategic partnership to support Egypt’s inclusive and multi-sectoral crisis management and responses and to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Egypt with around 2.73 million USD grant to UNDP.
The minister added that appropriate solutions in cooperation with stakeholders and business partners are needed.
National project manager of Egypt PV, the pioneer Small Scale Photovoltaic Systems project, speaks about how the project encourages investments in solar energy and works on raising public awareness, as well as the latest national developments.
The report stated that the macroeconomic indicators showed positive trends due to the efforts, measures and policies adopted by the Egyptian Government.
The event comes in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Egypt and the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo.
The use of bicycles contribute to saving energy consumption and reduce emissions and air pollution.
Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad ratified the ministry’s 2019/2020 action plan to achieve the state’s sustainable development projects.
The World Tourism Organization has hailed the step taken by Egypt, as the first country in the world, to introduce the UNDP’s Gender Equality Seal in tourism sector.
There are 16 ecotourism attractions in Egypt that are identified in accordance with the criteria set by UNICEF and UNDP.
Egypt and the United Nations (UN) discussed supporting number of development projects and activating the framework strategic agreement between both entities till 2022, worth $1.2 billion.
Protection projects should be implemented to some beaches in five different governorates that are believed to be threatened by climate change.
Madbouli has witnessed the signing ceremony of a project to support adaptation with climate change in the North Coast and Nile Delta in Egypt.
Sharawy reviewed with Senior Strategic Advisor at the UN Development Program means of promoting cooperation with the Egyptian government in carrying out development projects nationwide.