Egypt's localization of SDGs showcases commitment to balanced development

Tue, 18 Jul 2023 - 03:51 GMT

Dr. Hala El-Said highlighted the importance of eradicating poverty as a central goal.

Shoukry: COP27 witnessed significant int'l participation in its first days

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 09:03 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday that the first days of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), currently held in Egypt, have witnessed significant international participation.

It is necessary to link climate finance with SDGs: Mohieldin

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 04:03 GMT

This came during his speech at the roundtable hosted by Cairo for a high-level group of experts concerned with preparing a report on climate finance.

Egypt one of 1st countries to localize 17 SDGs: Planning Minister

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:19 GMT

This came during El-Said’s meeting with Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports, to discuss preparations for Youth Day, which will be held within the framework of Egypt's hosting of the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP 27 next November in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt releases report on working towards SDGs through 'Decent Life' initiative

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The report indicated that the budget spent until Decent Life's launching in 2021 amounted to LE 100 billion.

Partnership with CNN spotlights Egypt’s SDG Story of progress on Renewable Energy

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 01:13 GMT

Th campaign highlights the country’s international partnerships for sustainable development. It illustrates Egypt’s collaboration with bilateral and multilateral development partners and international financial institutions that fosters multilateralism to push an inclusive, digital and green economy.

Int'l Cooperation Min. visits Assiut to oversee regional implementation of sustainable development goals

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 02:22 GMT

To map out SDG progress and achieve Communication for Development goals (C4D), the Ministry of International Cooperation’s SDG mapping activities includes carrying out field visits to Egypt’s different cities and regions, as incorporating the SDGs into local contexts is essential for the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

Issues to be addressed by Egypt's president in 6th EU-AU Summit disclosed

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 04:00 GMT

Spokesperson of the Egyptian Presidency Bassam Rady revealed to press Tuesday the topics President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will focus on in his speech Thursday.

IMF official: Sisi linked Decent Life with SDGs

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 01:46 GMT

The UN COP27 will be an African summit for the developing and middle-income countries, he underlined, pointing to the Western countries' disobedience to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement's outcomes that led to the emergence of severe weather conditions.

Egypt’s ongoing development portfolio amounts to $25.6M mapped across SDGs

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 01:27 GMT

The ODA-SDG mapping process incorporates 377 ongoing projects amounting to $25.6 billion, showing the methodologies of work used, and the overlap between projects and SDGs.

UN SDGs of Clean water, sustainable cities allocate 70% of Egypt's development cooperation portfolio

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 04:45 GMT

The Minister further elaborated that this comes in light of the Ministry of International Cooperation’s doctrine of Economic Diplomacy, through which the Ministry works to develop and strengthen international partnerships to achieve Egypt’s Vision 2030.

Egypt holds 1st Meeting of Steering Committee for Preparation of SDGs Financing Strategy

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 05:38 GMT

Minister Al-Mashat said that the joint program between the Government of Egypt and the UN aims to identify the financing gap of the SDGs, assess the current situation of the financing directed to the global goals, as well as encourage private sector engagement and International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to access mechanisms of innovative finance to progress towards the SDGs.

Egypt adopted the SDGs since long time and merged it with its programs, policies: Sisi

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 03:08 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said that Egypt was very keen to settle the sustainable development goals [SDGs] and to merge it in its development programs and policies in all aspects since a very long time.

UN considers Haya Karima National Project as the best application for SDGs worldwide: Executive Director for Egypt, IMF Mahmoud Mohi al-Dien

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 08:44 GMT

Executive Director for Egypt, in the International Monetary Fund [IMF] Mahmoud Mohi al dien said that the United Nations considers Haya Karima National Project as the best application for SDGs around the world the world.

Egypt submits 3rd Voluntary National Report at UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 10:47 GMT

El-Said explained that Egypt's 3rd VNR covers all 17 sustainable development goals, and includes challenges and gaps, as well as achievements and success factors.

Egypt attends UN ECOSOC forum on financing for development

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:16 GMT

Shocks resulting from COVID-19 emphasised urgent need to renew efforts to achieve UN’s SDGs, says Hala El-Said.

Planning minister lauds progress achieved in meeting sustainable development goals

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt has also endorsed sustainability standards to guarantee transformation to a green economy, she added.

Egyptian min. holds dialogue with representatives of civil society on drafting of 2021 Voluntary National Report

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 01:46 GMT

Dr. Hala El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development indicated the importance of adopting a participatory approach.

Egypt's portfolio in innovation, entrepreneurship records $1B

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 10:40 GMT

The Minister of International Cooperation clarified that these projects contribute to 13 SDGS.

Egyptian ministry discloses features of 3rd Voluntary National Report on SDGs to be submitted to UN

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 01:04 GMT

Several Arab countries, mainly Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Tunisia, presented the most prominent achievements they had made to prepare their respective voluntary national reports.