Minister of International Cooperation

Egypt's startup deals hit 129 companies securing over $1M: MoIC Minister

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 - 11:33 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation (MoIC), Rania Al-Mashat, said that during the graduation ceremony of 20 promising startup ventures from the sixth group of the Orange Corners program.

EU, Egypt's National Council for Childhood and Motherhood sign Children Empowerment Initiative

Mon, 15 Jan 2024 - 03:16 GMT

The European Union (EU) and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) signed on Sunday a Grant Agreement "National Children Empowerment Initiative" to improve the provision of child protection services, promote positive behavioral change, and provide supportive environment for kids to develop their skills.

Korea, Egypt sign $460 M agreement for manufacturing, provision of Metro trains for 2nd,3rd lines

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 12:54 GMT

The new Ambassador of Korea to Egypt, Kim Yong-hyon, and Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Rania Al-Mashat, signed an implementation agreement on Monday to manufacture and provide metro trains for the second and third lines of Cairo Metro.

JBIC, Egypt explore cooperation in green fuels and renewable energy

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 11:28 GMT

Both parties signed a non-binding agreement to explore cooperation in renewable energy and green fuels including ammonia and hydrogen.

Egypt's Al-Mashat participates in 2023 Spring Meetings of WBG, IMF in Washington

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 03:38 GMT

The Egyptian Minister is scheduled to speak at a number of events and discussion sessions, and to hold a number of bilateral meetings with multilateral and bilateral development partners.

Climate change is global challenge, efforts must be unified to move from pledges to implementation: Egypt’s Minister of Int'l Cooperation

Tue, 17 Jan 2023 - 03:48 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation Rania A. Al-Mashat began her agenda at the World Economic Forum Annual Meetings 2023 in Davos by participating in the launch of the “Giving to Amplify Earth Action” (GAEA);

Egypt seeks to finalize agreements on funds directed to “NWFE" Program ahead of COP28

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:02 GMT

According to Mashat, financing sources would include the State General Budget and the private sector, in addition to easy financing through development companies.

Infographic: Egypt secures $13.7B to support national development objectives

Tue, 20 Dec 2022 - 04:30 GMT

This included $11.1 billion directed to sovereign projects across various economic activities and $2.6 billion for the private sector.

Egypt signs agreements, letters of intent with int'l institutions to support NWFE program

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 05:49 GMT

This comes In the light of COP27, being held from 6 November until 18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and in the presence of leaders and heads of state, United Nations organizations and international institutions.

Mashat discusses remarks of national authorities on development, climate report

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 03:21 GMT

Earlier, Mashat held a meeting with 15 national bodies at the beginning of July to discuss the report's first draft.

Egypt participates in “Industry Transition Dialogue” as part of Stockholm +50

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:01 GMT

This falls within the context of strengthening international efforts to preserve the climate and environment, and to push for multilateral cooperation in financing the green transition and in stimulating urgent climate action.

Egypt's international cooperation min. stresses need to push for innovation at 2022 WEF annual meeting

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

The Minister held a bilateral meeting with Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, to deepen financial inclusion in Egypt and particularly in the rural areas.

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.

Egypt, Grantham Research Institute discuss outlining framework for innovative climate funding

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 12:15 GMT

During her current visit to the UK, Mashat tackled the institute's participation in the International Cooperation Ministry's initiative to outline an international framework for an innovative fund that would enhance the climate fund and support the green transition.

How women can #BreakTheBias: Al-Mashat shares golden rules for success

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 05:03 GMT

The Minister of International Cooperation, during her GSK interview on ‘Breaking the Gender Bias’ held on International Women’s Day, shared her own golden rules for women to succeed and create less room for bias to creep in, and to define specific goals or metrics for success to help them evaluate their accomplishments.

Egypt, Algeria aim to strengthen future bilateral cooperation, regional cooperation

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 03:04 GMT

During the meeting, the Minister of International Cooperation noted that Egypt seeks to strengthen bilateral cooperation with regional partners and optimize the mutual benefits that both countries can obtain through this partnership.

Egypt discusses development projects in environment field ahead of COP27

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:01 GMT

Al-Mashat expressed that hosting COP 27 in Sharm El-Sheikh enhances the country’s leading position in Africa in terms of the green transformation, particularly in light of the 2050 National Climate Change Strategy.

Egypt's Int'l Coop, min. meets with startups participating in New Africa-France Summit

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 05:35 GMT

The promising companies are expected to participate in the new Africa-France Summit, taking place this October in Montpellier, France with the aim of revamping the relations between Africa and France through novel frameworks and innovative ideas to open the prospects of partnerships between the African continent and France.

Al-Mashat Participates in WEF’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021 to Discuss Accelerating Development Through Financial Inclusion

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 11:55 GMT

The session was moderated by Eric Parrado, Chief Economist and General Manager of the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Egypt discusses developing MSMEs & supporting small enterprises

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 04:19 GMT

In 2020, the Ministry of International Cooperation secured a total development financing worth $457 million through multilateral and bilateral cooperation for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).