Ghada Wali

Egyptian graphic designer sentenced to prison for plagiarizing Russian artist’s works

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 - 10:57 GMT

The Cairo Economic Court has handed down a verdict against Egyptian graphic designer Ghada Wali, sentencing her to six months in prison and imposing a fine of LE 100,000 for plagiarizing the artwork of Russian artist Georgy Korasov.

Egypt gifts replica of Tutankhamun's famed mask to United Nations’ headquarters in Vienna

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 03:30 GMT

The United Nations Headquarters in Vienna witnessed the handover ceremony of a replica of Tutankhamun's famous mask, a gift from Egypt.

60% of victims of human trafficking are women and girls: Under-Secretary-General of UN

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 11:04 GMT

This came during a United Nations session to discuss ways to address gender-based violence and human trafficking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN appoints Ghada Waly executive director of Office on Drugs and Crime

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 08:30 GMT

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Ms. Waly will also serve as Director‑General of the Uni

Social insurance website launched: ministry

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 09:22 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced Saturday the launch of the official website of the National Authority for Social Insurance.

Five new drug addiction treatment centers to open this year - min.

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 12:34 GMT

Wali said five new drug addiction treatment centers will open this year, thus raising the total number of centers to 27.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign MoU in field of social security

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange expertise, legislation and studies meant to improve services offered to pensioners.

37K Egyptian families benefited from 'Sakan Kareem': Minister

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 12:00 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali said more than 37,000 Egyptian families benefited from the "Sakan Kareem" (decent home) program in 2018 which cost around EGP 200 million.

675 drivers, 48 drug users in Damietta detected

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 08:06 GMT

Ghada Wali stressed on Saturday that the drivers on the high and internal roads of Damietta are being tested for drugs.

'Teatro' art exhibition launched on Dec. 24 in Zamalek

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 12:55 GMT

Sculptor May Abdallah launched her new exhibition "Teatro" on Dec. 24 at the Egyptian Gallery in Zamalek in the presence of Min. of Soc. Solidarity.

NSB capital boosted by LE300M: minister

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 01:42 GMT

The increase will enable NSB to properly fulfill its mission which includes offering soft loans, said Wali, who is also the chairman of NSB.

Solidarity minister praises 4 Ramadan drama series free of drug scenes

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 02:43 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali praised four Ramadan drama series that are reportedly free of drug scenes.

Over LE 20B in subsidy for Takaful and Karama program: Minister

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 02:25 GMT

The minister said Takaful and Karama program covered 5.4 million families where subsidy to the program hit over LE 20 billion in four years.

Supreme Constitutional Court bans social solidarity min. from dissolving NGOs

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 01:07 GMT

The Supreme Constitutional Court stripped the Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali from the right of dissolving NGOs on Saturday

Wali directs team to probe assault on children at Alexandria orphanage

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 08:55 GMT

Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali assigned the rapid intervention team of the ministry to investigate videos and photos that were circulated on a Facebook page.

et special coverage: Special Olympics MENA Regional Games

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Egypt Today joined the Egyptian delegation to the 9th regional Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, and we got back with enlightment, awareness and a mission to “include.”

Ending poverty on top of Egypt's priorities: Wali

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 01:37 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali said on Tuesday that ending poverty comes on top of Egypt's strategy for sustainable development.

Waly to MENA: Insurance money reached LE755B in Dec.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 09:53 GMT

The Social Solidarity Ministry is working on a unified insurance bill under which pensions should be calculated based on the average wage earned during years of service.

Egypt, Switzerland to boost co-op in social solidarity field

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali met Swiss Ambassador to Cairo Paul Garnier on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss joint cooperation.

Switzerland to earmark $20 mln for activities in Egypt in 2018

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 07:49 GMT

Switzerland will earmark 20 million dollars for its activities in Egypt in 2018, Swiss Ambassador in Cairo Paul Garnier said Wednesday.