Sustainable development

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.

Egypt's rank rises on sustainable development index

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 03:30 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting Monday, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Said presented plans accomplished on the sustainable development front.

Planning Ministry: Egypt ranks 83rd on sustainable development report

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 01:00 GMT

Egypt's ranking in Africa is very advanced compared to other countries in the continent, asserting that Cairo is on the right track as per indicators of eradicating poverty, providing proper work and achieving of economic growth.

Creativity, innovation key to Egypt 2030 sustainable development

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 11:54 GMT

In a statement issued by the ministry Thursday, the minister said the launching of Egypt Award for Government Services Applications comes out of the ministry's strong belief in the pivotal role of youths in ramping out all government-related services.

Egypt to launch E-Tadweer application to encourage e-waste management

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 02:29 GMT

The minister added that appropriate solutions in cooperation with stakeholders and business partners are needed.

Aviation Min. establishes passenger building at Sphinx Airport

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 09:49 GMT

Inaugurated in 2019, the Sphinx International Airport is characterized by its distinguished geographical location that is near to Cairo, Giza and archeological sites.

Planning min.: New version of Egypt's agenda for sustainable development to be launched soon

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 09:35 GMT

Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala el Saeed said that her ministry is about to finish the review of the updated version of a national agenda for sustainable development which will be launched soon.

Environment Min. aims to reduce air pollution by end of 2030

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 02:20 GMT

These measures aim at improving air quality, and supporting efforts to monitor and improve air quality.

UNIDO: Partnership program with Egypt serves sustainable development

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 01:03 GMT

He expressed happiness over taking part in the World Youth Forum 2019.

From Cairo to Tokyo: Yuriko Koike’ s Inspirational Journey

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 10:24 GMT

Tokyo’s first female governor looks back a her time in Egypt and weighs in on issues like education in Egypt and Japan, women and the environment.