President Designate of COP 27, who is also Egypt's minister of foreign affairs, Sameh Shokry held talks Wednesday with the NGOs admitted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Article 95 of the legal bill regulating civil work in Egypt designates seven types of violations to the license issuance conditions.
The Senate has agreed to extend the deadline for NGOs to register under the 2019 civil society law for another year on Sunday.
The official referred to Article 2 of law no. 149/2019 providing that unlicensed NGOs must apply on licensing within a year since the foundation date.
As such, the total number of NGOs, cases against which have been dropped, becomes 75.
Senior members of the Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians (CPYP) met with the New Zealand ambassador to Cairo Greg Louis on Tuesday, where they discussed human rights rights and means to enhance relations.
A total of L.E. 15 million have been allocated to support “Sound Foot” initiative to reduce the risks of diabetes, according to a Monday statement by the Ministry of Solidarity.
A total of 20,000 associations and NGOs have applied at the Ministry of Solidarity to reconcile their status per the new NGO law, according to a Wednesday report by the ministry.
Egypt’s diplomatic mission to the UN in Geneva: The Civil Work Law does not entail any custodial penalties for violating any of its provisions.
The document, including many recommendations, was signed by the participants at the “Nile for Peace” conference held from 5-11 April in Uganda’s capital of Kampala, a statement by Maat read.
The justice noted that the first ruling issued on December 5 cleared six NGOs, and did not convict 14 others because the evidence is not sufficient.
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.
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.
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.
Officials at the ministries of youth, health, social solidarity, and education also took part in the training delivery.
Abdel Qawi's statements came in a conference held to examine possible partnerships between the government and the civil society.
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”.
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.
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
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.