Sustainable development

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.

Egypt’s Growth rate highest in 10 yrs

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 - 02:56 GMT

Unemployment reached 13.2 and the growth rate in 2013/2014 was at 2.9 percent, so the rate surpasses that of emerging and developing markets.

AU holds Sustainable Forest Management Workshop

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 12:01 GMT

The framework established in 2015 has been characterized by broad based stakeholder engagement; an extensive desk review, sample visits to Member States, surveys and feedback.

The Need for Media literacy: Where Egypt stands?

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 09:17 GMT

Titled “Media Information Literacy and Sustainable Development,” the Alexandria Media Forum explored means of supporting critical thinking among media practitioners and consumers in a sustainable way by creating thoroughly fact-checked and credible conten

Media Literacy, SGDs to highlight 7th edition of Alexandria Media Forum

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 10:34 GMT

The seventh edition of Alexandria Media Forum (AMF), in coordination with the American University in Cairo, will kick off Thursday, where it is set to discuss several topics related to media literacy and sustainable development.

Min. of culture: Human development is the ministry’s main focus

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 03:57 GMT

The minister of culture asserted that human development is the main focus of the ministry.

Egypt presents investment climate reforms in UNCTAD conference

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 02:53 GMT

The World Investment Forum 2018 took place on Oct.22 - 26 and was organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Unemployment rate falls to 11.3% in 2017/18

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 02:42 GMT

Egypt's unemployment rate witnessed an unprecedented decline, recording 11.3 percent in 2017/2018,

Egypt invests LE 217B in agriculture during 2018/22

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 10:29 GMT

The minister clarified that LE 34.2 billion is allocated to the first year of the plan to activate the general strategic objectives to develop agriculture and irrigation sector.

2018-2022 plan aims at curbing population growth to 2.1%, inflation rate to 8.5%

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 01:16 GMT

The minister said that the plan aims at decreasing the population growth rate from 2.65 percent in 2017 to 2.1 percent by the end of the four-year plan.

Egypt to increase FDI to $11B in 2018/19

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 12:51 GMT

The objectives of the medium-term sustainable development plan also include raising the savings rate to about 11 percent in 18/2019.

Egypt allocates LE 60B for developing Upper Egypt: Minister

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 12:41 GMT

Saeed stated that about LE 25 billion is allocated in the budget of current fiscal year 2018/2019, directed especially for Upper Egypt.

Environment Min. studies using electric vehicles in public transport

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad held a meeting to discuss a study that suggests including electric vehicles in the public transport service.

Egypt elected member of UN ECOSOC 2019-2022

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 - 02:07 GMT

Egypt was elected as a member of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations as representative of the North African region within the African Group.

Gov't adopts full program for reform: Planning Min.

Sat, 05 May 2018 - 11:55 GMT

The Planning Minister said the government adopted a comprehensive program for economic and social reform, based on the 2030 Egypt vision.