European Union

Spain delivers workshop for Egyptian prosecutors on human trafficking, migrant smuggling

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 01:12 GMT

The workshop was delivered at the Criminal Research and Training Institute in Cairo in collaboration of the Prosecutor General Bureau.

EU, Ukraine sign €100 million for rehabilitation of military operation-damaged schools

Sat, 17 Dec 2022 - 11:17 GMT

Support will reach Ukraine through the EU's humanitarian partners and partly as budget support to the Government of Ukraine, the European Commission said in a press release Saturday.

Petroleum minister indicates amount of Egypt's LNG exports to European markets in 2022

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The figures reflect a growth as the country exported seven million tons of LNG to European markets in 2021.

Austria's FM urges enhancing int'l cooperation on climate change

Fri, 21 Oct 2022 - 08:20 GMT

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg called for strengthening international cooperation to counter climate change.

Delegation from EU, German KFW hails covered agricultural drainage project in Egypt’s Fayoum

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 08:22 GMT

The project in Fayoum’s Tamiya town is part of the third national drainage program funded by a loan of 43.5 million euros from the KFW and a loan of 38 million euros from the EU to establish covered drainage networks, said director of the program Hala Said.

Number of Egypt's desalination projects increased 12 times from 2014 till now - official

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The deputy minister noted that Egypt's expansion to establish more desalination projects comes to bridge the gap between Egypt’s historical share of the Nile River water.

EU 'largest partner' to Egypt, relies on Cairo as a source of gas: Ambassador

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 07:43 GMT

Ambassador Christian Berger, the European Union ambassador to Egypt, said that Europe is working to confront the energy crisis through three tracks

EU grants Egypt €117.9M to support water, energy sectors

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 12:54 GMT

The grant will benefit the ministries of housing, utilities, urban communities, water resources, irrigation, finance, petroleum, mineral wealth, electricity and renewable energy.

Egypt, Netherlands exchange views on priorities of cooperation

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 12:35 GMT

Ambassador to the Hague Hatem Abdel Qader exchanged views with Chairwoman of the External Trade and Development Cooperation Committee at the Dutch House of Representatives Jorien Wuite.

Egypt's ambassador, European Parliament president discuss preparations for UN COP27

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 11:56 GMT

The meeting tackled the logistical preparations for the UN COP27 Summit, slated for November.

France prioritizes exporting wheat to Egypt in current harvest season: ambassador

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 01:06 GMT

French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Barety told press Monday that his country is a producer of wheat and that it prioritizes exporting the crop to Egypt in the current harvest season.

Egyptian – European talks tackling Ukrainian crisis’ repercussions, combating terrorism

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 02:02 GMT

The meeting dealt with a number of regional and international files of interest to both sides, foremost of which is the file of combating terrorism and the great achievements that Egypt has achieved in this file.

Egypt's FM discusses with European Investment Bank's president boosting inflows to energy, green transition sectors

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 12:04 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer within his visit to Luxembourg.

Egypt, Luxembourg discuss concluding agreements on double taxation avoidance, aviation services

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 11:14 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry was received early on Monday by his Luxembourgish counterpart Jean Asselborn.

Egypt, EU to sign Sunday Partnership Priorities Document for 2021-2027

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 12:14 GMT

For that purpose, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry headed Sunday to Luxembourg to co-chair the ninth session of the EU-Egypt Association Council.

FM Shoukry, Borrell to chair 9th meeting of EU-Egypt Association Council in Luxembourg Sunday

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell will chair on Sunday the ninth meeting of the EU-Egypt Association Council in Luxembourg.

Italy helps Egypt build 6 field silos worth LE367M, more are under-progress

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 05:41 GMT

The capacity of each silo is 5,000 tons.

EU Commission president in Egypt to meet with Sisi

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 09:52 GMT

Her discussions with Sisi will focus on tackling food insecurity in the region and in the world, extending our energy and climate cooperation, and ensuring a successful COP27, she tweeted.

EU ready to broker solution to Ethiopian Dam crisis affecting Egypt: European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:19 GMT

The interview covered the food and energy crises ensued from the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egypt’s exports to EU, int’l blocs rise by 77% in 2021

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 11:11 GMT

Egypt’s exports to the European Union (EU) ranked first among these blocs as they rose by 85.9 percent from $7.8 billion in 2020 to $14.6 billion in 2021, the country’s statistical agency said.