Sustainable development

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.

Egypt’s Intl. Cooperation min., UNDP, Catalyst Partners team up on 'Impact Investing'

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:22 GMT

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.

Egypt spends LE1B in 2 fiscal years on 96 projects for the disabled

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 04:41 GMT

The minister stated during a dialogue on the "conceptual manual for a sustainable development plan responsive to different social groups."

Egypt's planning ministry signs cooperation protocol with ECOnsult to set sustainability standards for "Decent Life" projects

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Preparing a document that includes a set of detailed instructions on how to reach sustainable rural communities and apply it to some "A Decent Lift" villages as a pilot.

President Sisi inspects Mostaqbal Misr project for sustainable agriculture

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 06:31 GMT

The project targets reclaiming 500,000 feddans (one feddan equal to 1.03 acres) along the Dabaa Corridor road, northwestern Egypt.