Sustainable development

Addressing climate change: Know more about 30 climate action national projects in Egypt

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 11:15 GMT

Egypt has been shouting out on climate change in international conferences, calling on concerted efforts to control the negative impact of the changes. Know more about Egypt's 30 national projects addressing climate change.

Sohag University ranks 400th on Int’l classification of most sustainable universities

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 01:16 GMT

Sohag University ranked the 400th in the International Classification of the most sustainable universities, among 956 universities worldwide.

Self-assessment is a must for achieving sustainable development - official

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 04:02 GMT

The report, he said, aims at expounding challenges facing the country in the different domains of governance, taking into consideration Egypt Vision 2030 and the UN sustainable development goals.

Interview with UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt: Haya Karima ‘biggest undertaking’ and speaks to all 17 SDGs

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 09:55 GMT

“For us, in the UN, it is extremely important that the Egyptian government succeed in improving rural livelihoods, and we will be by the side of the government to achieve this goal,” said UN’s Elena Panova to Egypt Today.

Sisi to attend Haya Karima ceremony presenting initiative's development in countryside

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 03:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will attend a ceremony commemorating the 2019 launch of Haya Karima initiative to develop the countryside.

Egypt submits 3rd Voluntary National Report at UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 10:47 GMT

El-Said explained that Egypt's 3rd VNR covers all 17 sustainable development goals, and includes challenges and gaps, as well as achievements and success factors.

Egyptian Min., Indian Amb. discuss activation of scholarship programs

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 01:29 GMT

The meeting dealt with supporting aspects of partnership between the two sides in the fields of higher education and scientific research.

Egypt has not recorded polio cases since 2007 thanks to annual vaccination campaigns: UN official

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 12:31 GMT

Egypt This year, the campaign was launched in February targeting 16.7 million child for free.

UN sustainable development activities in Egypt worth $1.2 billion: Official

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 12:17 GMT

Mahdi said that sustainable global sustainable development plans were negatively affected due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities convenes with Min. of Communications & Information Technology to follow up on executive position of digital transformation projects

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 01:24 GMT

During the meeting, Enani confirmed that the digital transformation project came from the strategy of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to achieve sustainable development goals.

LE 65B earmarked for 25 sustainable development initiatives: Planning ministry

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 05:09 GMT

This amount has been earmarked based on a program and performance-based budgeting approach to the 2021/2022 fiscal year plan, he added.

10 figures from Egypt's promising economic plan in 2021/2022 surpassing expected growth

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 10:23 GMT

The economic and social plan of 2021/2022 by the minister of planning outlines promising figures as part of the medium-term sustainable development (2018/2019-2021/2022).

et reviews Egypt’s progress in unemployment rates over past 4 years

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The plan is to record a 0.2 percent decrease from the expected unemployment rate in the current fiscal year, which is about 7.5 percent.

89% of budget spent on Decent Life initiative's 1 phase goes to Upper Egypt

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 04:45 GMT

The official elaborated that 94 percent of beneficiaries live in Upper Egypt.

Egypt's Planning Minister, JICA‘s Director-General for Europe and Middle East mull cooperation

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 03:03 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said received Saturday Matsunaga Hideki, Director General of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for Europe and the Middle East region.

Egypt seeks to issue bonds for sustainable development

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 04:39 GMT

The government aims to continue expanding modern financing tools in the field of sustainable development.

Egyptian min. holds dialogue with representatives of civil society on drafting of 2021 Voluntary National Report

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 01:46 GMT

Dr. Hala El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development indicated the importance of adopting a participatory approach.

Egyptian ministry discloses features of 3rd Voluntary National Report on SDGs to be submitted to UN

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 01:04 GMT

Several Arab countries, mainly Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Tunisia, presented the most prominent achievements they had made to prepare their respective voluntary national reports.

Egypt, UN sign protocol supporting sustainable development goals financing strategy

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:41 GMT

The protocol was signed in cooperation with the Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund.

Egyptian minister reveals Egypt's rank in achieving SDGs

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 04:25 GMT

That was during her participation via videoconferencing in the symposium on "Sustainable Development Goals after the Coronavirus Pandemic" organized by Bibliotheca Alexandrina.