Civil Society

9,630 individuals benefited from ‘Mobile Theaters’ initiative from 31 Jan. to Feb. 5

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 02:16 GMT

The General Authority for Culture Palaces presented many cultural and artistic activities through the mobile theater of the Aswan Culture Palace, southern Upper Egypt, specifically in the village of Wadi Al-Arab.

Egypt celebrates international day of zero tolerance for FGM

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 09:48 GMT

On the occasion of the international day of zero tolerance for female genital mutilation FGM, 6 February, the National Committee for the Eradication of FGM, co-chaired by the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood and the National Council for Women, held a virtual meeting today with the participation of members of the committee in addition to representatives of development partners.

Civil society praises issuing executive regulations for NGOs Act

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 08:35 GMT

A number of representatives of the civil society organizations praised issuing the long-awaited executive regulations for the NGOs Act No.149 for Year 2019.

Egypt's Command of People's Defense Forces organizes training for civil society

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 12:04 GMT

Officials at the ministries of youth, health, social solidarity, and education also took part in the training delivery.

A child is born every 13.5 seconds in Egypt: civil society

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 04:04 GMT

Abdel Qawi's statements came in a conference held to examine possible partnerships between the government and the civil society.

Probe on 20 NGOs in Egypt dropped as judge says no ground for legal claim

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 10:51 GMT

A judge from the Cairo Court of Appeal announced the lack of any ground to file a legal claim against 20 civil society organizations, either for insufficient evidence or the absence of offense, in the case known as “foreign funding case”.

Civil society is key partner in Egypt’s int'l financing projects: Al-Mashat

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:35 GMT

This came during a meeting held between Al-Mashat, and Minister of Social Solidarity Nevin Al-Kabbaj, to discuss expanding cooperation in regards to increasing international development financing to support Egypt’s civil society and expand social protection programs.

UNESCO: Egypt made progress in adult learning, education

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 - 12:44 GMT

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced that Egypt made a progress in adult learning and education, noting that the government had cooperated with several civil society organizations and telecommunications' companie

Study: Influence of civil society practitioners on law

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 01:37 GMT

The new law has been praised on many levels including the legislative level, civil society figures, and even those who disagree with the political leadership.

Second day of referendum on constitutional amendments kicks off in Egypt

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 - 08:11 GMT

Polling stations nationwide started receiving voters for the second day to cast their ballots in the referendum on the constitutional amendments on Sunday at 9 am.

The ‘e-mail girl’ who split civil society apart

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 08:51 GMT

Parts of an e-mail accusing prominent political figure Khaled Ali of sexual abuse went viral on social media, causing many more consequences than expected.

Understanding short- and long-term goals of ‘To Build It’ campaign

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 08:16 GMT

‘To Build It’, a grassroots movement broadly aiming to support Egypt’s stability and development, kicked off in September to convince Sisi to run for a second term.

Port Said to be completely free of slums soon - minister

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 01:50 GMT

Minister of Local Development Hesham el Sherif on Tuesday said Port Said governorate would be completely free of slums by the end of 2017.

NGOs are an important part of society: WYF participants

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 02:38 GMT

Speaking during the session, Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly said that about 40,000 NGOs are supposed to be working all over the state.

Egypt’s NGO law compared to British and Israeli laws

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 08:25 GMT

Every nation does its best to preserve its national security and state order. Major countries have endeavored to take several measures to legalize and regulate NGOs.

Civil society organizations discuss how to confront corruption

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 10:03 GMT

The Conference on the Role of Civil Society in Confronting Corruption, was held on Monday to raise people’s awareness about corruption and how to combat it.

NGOs law inclusive, empowering: FM

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Egypt’s newly adopted NGOs law aims to include all organizations under a “single legal umbrella,” and to empower the civil society.

New NGO law regulates foreign funds not bans them: MP

Wed, 31 May 2017 - 01:33 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved the new NGO law.