Deputy Foreign Minister for Migration, Refugees and Combating Human Trafficking Nevine al-Husseiny said that the cooperation between Egypt and the EU must be founded on the principle of mutual benefit.
This is why this year, we will be proposing new recommendations to our Member States on promoting smoke-free environments to further reduce the use of tobacco and protect our citizens, it added.
The Egyptian Red Crescent delivered 27 tons of medical aid to Sudan in collaboration with the UNDP, and through funding provided by the European Union.
A truce officially came into effect late on Saturday night, with an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement meant to end the worst episode of cross-border fire since a 10-day war in 2021.
Talking about EU/Egypt’s role in the coming two years, Shoukry said that the priorities that will be adopted include combating terrorism in the African continent by addressing the roots of terrorism and building national capacities, in addition to enhancing the effectiveness of the counter-terrorism forum and supporting women's participation in forum's various activities and initiatives.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday a phone call from High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.
"Egypt and the EU will be handed over the presidency of the forum," Youm7 reported. In April 2022, both sides were elected by the coordination committee to chair the forum for two years, succeeding Canada and Morocco.
Borrell voiced EU support for Egypt’s efforts, affirming the EU’s keenness to coordinate with Egypt during the coming period to stop the military operations in Sudan and avoid further deterioration in the security situation.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday Commissioner for Promoting European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas.
The EU received supplies from 27 countries, with the share of LNG exceeding that of natural gas delivered through pipelines for the first time.
He also affirmed Egypt's support for the steadfastness of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.
The celebration at Afla will feature a high level panel discussion with the participation of Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt, and the Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hani Sewilam. The panel is expected to discuss EU-Egypt cooperation in the water sector and efforts underway to increase water sustainability in Egypt.
Al-Mashat elaborated that the portfolio includes more than 37 projects in several sectors, including transport, water, agriculture, small and medium enterprises, sustainable energy, the environment, social protection, stability enhancement, governance, capacity building and civil society.
Last December, the Ministry of International Cooperation and the European Union concluded the activities of the second phase of the program to support and reform technical and vocational education and training.
A three-day workshop was held earlier in February for Spanish and Egyptian judges to exchange experience on combating human trafficking and migrant smuggling.
Simson will meet Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla, of Petroleum and Israeli Minister of Energy Israel Katz to further the implementation of the MoU which was signed in June last year, the statement added.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with European Union Envoy to the Middle East Peace Process Sven Koopmans in Cairo.
The diplomat had a meeting with Kadri Simson, the EU Commissioner for Energy, Belgian Energy Minister Tinne Van der Straeten and a host of key officials of the EU and Belgian energy companies.
In her visit, Russo will also launch the Mediterranean Initiative under Horizon Europe in collaboration with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) to bring together multiple research and innovation stakeholders in the Euro-Mediterranean region to learn about the new calls and cooperation opportunities; as well as seize the opportunity to network with R&I stakeholders from across the two shores of the Mediterranean, the statement added.
The workshop was delivered at the Criminal Research and Training Institute in Cairo in collaboration of the Prosecutor General Bureau.