3.5M Egyptians obtain medical services from civil society: social solidarity minister

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 03:04 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj stated Sunday that 3.5 million citizens obtain medical services from healthcare facilities owned and run by the civil society.

Egyptian Court Dismisses 'Foreign Funding' Case 173 Against Remaining Five Human Rights Organizations

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 - 10:52 GMT

The origins of Case No. 173 trace back to 2011 when then-Justice Minister Essam Sharaf commissioned an investigation into the foreign funding received by Egyptian and foreign civil society organizations to ascertain their compliance with national laws and regulations.

Egyptian General Federation of Associations, NGO supports President Sisi for third term

Sun, 17 Sep 2023 - 03:50 GMT

The Federation added that the masses of the people will stand by President Sisi, wishing success and progress for Egypt.

Case number 173 related to NGOs expected to be closed by September, lawyer Najad al-Borai

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 05:10 GMT

Human rights lawyer Najad al-Borai, expected case number 173 of 2014 related to NGOs, in which 43 Egyptian and foreign organizations were being accused, to be completely closed by next September, in conjunction with the next National Dialogue sessions in regard with human rights.

Egypt to launch campaign for registering 1M disabled citizens in integrated services card system

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 04:07 GMT

Qabbaj elaborated that the ministry would join forces with civil society.

Egypt's National Alliance for Civil Developmental Work details achievements since its foundation

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 11:03 GMT

The National Alliance for Civil Developmental Work released Wednesday a press statement detailing its achievements since its launch in March 2022.

National Dialogue discusses civil society, academic freedoms

Sun, 18 Jun 2023 - 01:36 GMT

The fourth week of the National begins Sunday with a discussion on the executive regulations of civil work and obstacles facing non-governmental organizations.

Case number 173 related to NGOs will end soon: Egypt’s General Coordinator of National Dialogue

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 12:29 GMT

Egypt’s General Coordinator of the National Dialogue Diaa Rashwan said, Tuesday that he has ‘reassurances’ that case number 173 of 2014 related to NGOs, in which 43 Egyptian and foreign organizations were being accused, will be solved completely very soon.

12 April final deadline for NGOs in Egypt to settle their status: Ministry

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 12:00 GMT

The deadline for NGOs across the state to settle their status will not be extended after the April deadline, in accordance with the law 149/2019 governing NGOs in Egypt, the ministry stressed in a statement.

Size of grants, donations to NGOs in Egypt hit LE9.5B in 2022: Social Solidarity Minister

Thu, 09 Mar 2023 - 01:21 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj stated Wednesday that the size of grants and donations to NGOs in Egypt recorded LE9.5 billion in 2022.

Egyptian gov., NGOs partner up to create 50K jobs with funds worth LE36.5M

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 02:14 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity signed Monday contracts with 10 NGOs to contribute to the creation of 50,000 job opportunities.

Egypt launches 1st website dedicated to NGOs services

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 03:28 GMT

The website offers 36 services.

NACDW provides monthly financial aid to 400K families at total cost of LE 2.4B

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 04:27 GMT

The National Alliance for Civil Development Work (NACDW) announced contributing to the social protection plan directed by President Sisi, by providing monthly financial aid to 400,000 families in need for a year-duration at a total cost of about LE2.4 billion.

Egyptian government supports NGOs with LE5.4B to expand social safety umbrella for low-income families

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:49 GMT

The government has been making steps to reinforce the social safety network since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine War.

Sameh Shokry meets with UNFCCC Admitted NGOs to discuss visions on COP 27

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 03:01 GMT

President Designate of COP 27, who is also Egypt's minister of foreign affairs, Sameh Shokry held talks Wednesday with the NGOs admitted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

7 violations to Egypt's Civil Society Bill that incur fines worth tens of thousands of pounds

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:26 GMT

Article 95 of the legal bill regulating civil work in Egypt designates seven types of violations to the license issuance conditions.

President Sisi orders strengthening coordination between NGOs, Female leaders

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The meeting reviewed the experiences of a number of pioneers with an aim of enhancing the awareness among women, the family and society, in addition to coordination with NGOs and religious and local leaders.

Egyptian Food Bank helps securing 58M meals per month to low-income citizens regionally

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 01:28 GMT

Head of the Regional Food Banks Network Moez Shohdy stated Sunday that the Egypt-based NGO helped save 58 million cooked meals from getting wasted monthly.

Six major exemptions apply on Egyptian NGOs that register per new civil society law

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

The senate has agreed to extend the deadline for NGOs to register under the 2019 civil society law for another year to maximize the number of associations that enjoy six important exemptions.

28K unlicensed NGOs in Egypt become official, 32K others apply to legalize their status

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 06:10 GMT

The official referred to Article 2 of law no. 149/2019 providing that unlicensed NGOs must apply on licensing within a year since the foundation date.