NGOs

ECHRD denounces incitements to break law, destabilize country’s organizations

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 11:13 GMT

The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) is closely following the latest calls inciting Egyptians to demonstrate in the streets and breach the laws regulating peaceful protests

Egypt’s new NGOs law scraps imprisonment, allows foreign funding

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s new NGOs law allowed providing foreign funding, establishing new associations only by “notifying” along with abolishing imprisonment as a punishment.

Parl't approves NGOs law canceling 2017 bill

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:41 GMT

All NGOs operating in Egypt must adjust their conditions to comply with the law within a year.

Parliament's Social Solidary committee discusses new NGO law Tuesday

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:31 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity has reworded the draft law and sent it to the parliament last week.

El Gouna Film Festival announces opening of design contest

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 02:06 GMT

Fair opportunities will be available to all civil society organizations that work in the field of handicrafts and cultural heritage.

Aspects, drafting process of proposed new NGOs law

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 03:47 GMT

The cabinet approved on Wednesday a draft law regulating civil work in Egypt. The House of Representatives will receive the draft within this week.

NGOs have great role in constitutional referendum: NEA

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 03:46 GMT

Lasheen Ibrahim met on Saturday with delegations from three NGOs including that of Volunteers Without Borders.

Waiting lists of patients in critical conditions to be finished by Ramadan

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 12:12 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population has carried out surgeries for 118,000 patients in critical conditions over almost one year.

Draft law on NGOs to be finalized in March: official

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 09:48 GMT

In November 2018, Sisi agreed to form an official committee to reconsider a law issued in 2017 governing the operation of foreign NGOs in Egypt.

Assad receives an Arab NGO delegation

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 03:59 GMT

The Syrian president affirmed the importance of the role of popular unions and organizations in preserving Arab societies and raising awareness

Egypt committed to developing trade with Africa: PM

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:47 GMT

Egypt attaches great importance to promoting trade cooperation with Africa ahead of chairing the Africa Union in 2019.

Armed Forces contribute to upgrading deaf, dumb schools

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:39 GMT

The third field army commander and the Suez governor opened on Sunday a school for deaf and dumb people in Tawfiqiya area.

'Unlicensed NGOs' foreign funds' defendants acquitted of charges

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 10:51 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court acquitted 40 defendants after retrying them on Thursday over charges of receiving $60 million in foreign funds for human rights organizations and NGOs working in Egypt without licenses.

Defendants to be retried over 'unlicensed NGOs' funds' Thursday

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 09:26 GMT

A Cairo criminal court will retry 16 defendants over charges of receiving $60 million in foreign funds for human rights organizations and NGOs working in Egypt without licenses.

In Pics: PDF honors 12 Egyptian NGOs for societal influence

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 11:57 GMT

A number of 12 civil society organizations in 12 governorates have been granted the Excellence Award.

PM issues decree to prevent seizing NGOs' funds

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 10:52 GMT

The decision included some NGOs in Cairo; namely: Nebny Foundation; and Nida Society for rehabilitation of deaf and hearing impaired children in Al-Nozha district.

4 Egyptian NGOs to be granted excellence award Tuesday

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 12:16 GMT

The Excellence Award Competition takes place for the third year in a row under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Solidarity.

112 NGOs receive LE376 million in October

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 - 02:09 GMT

Wali explained that 55 foreign entities provided 151 grants to 112 NGOs in Egypt.

2017 law governing NGOs operation in Egypt gets officially reconsidered

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 11:37 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has agreed to form an official committee to discuss the law governing how foreign NGOs should operate in Egypt, as a prelude to a possible ratification.

ABC News fabricates story using suspected false study

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 10:28 GMT

The story is about Egyptian artifacts.

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