NGOs

Sameh Shokry meets with UNFCCC Admitted NGOs to discuss visions on COP 27

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 03:01 GMT

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).

7 violations to Egypt's Civil Society Bill that incur fines worth tens of thousands of pounds

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:26 GMT

Article 95 of the legal bill regulating civil work in Egypt designates seven types of violations to the license issuance conditions.

President Sisi orders strengthening coordination between NGOs, Female leaders

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The meeting reviewed the experiences of a number of pioneers with an aim of enhancing the awareness among women, the family and society, in addition to coordination with NGOs and religious and local leaders.

Egyptian Food Bank helps securing 58M meals per month to low-income citizens regionally

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 01:28 GMT

Head of the Regional Food Banks Network Moez Shohdy stated Sunday that the Egypt-based NGO helped save 58 million cooked meals from getting wasted monthly.

Six major exemptions apply on Egyptian NGOs that register per new civil society law

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

The senate has agreed to extend the deadline for NGOs to register under the 2019 civil society law for another year to maximize the number of associations that enjoy six important exemptions.

28K unlicensed NGOs in Egypt become official, 32K others apply to legalize their status

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 06:10 GMT

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.

Cairo Court of Appeal dismisses 'illegal foreign funding' case against 4 NGOs

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:46 GMT

As such, the total number of NGOs, cases against which have been dropped, becomes 75.

ACE for GOOD tournament in Dubai took place in Cairo with great support from the tennis community in Egypt

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 01:32 GMT

ACE FOR GOOD”is a platform created by Hussein Nada to get together tennis lovers to play to support a good cause

Winners of the NGOs Award of Excellence to be announced mid-October

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 - 05:16 GMT

Fourteen NGOs reached the final stage out of 1012.

20K associations apply to reconcile status per new NGO law

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:46 GMT

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.

Deadline for unregistered NGOs to become official in Egypt announced

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 06:23 GMT

Otherwise, the ministry would file lawsuits before the Administrative Judiciary in order to get shut down verdicts against those NGOs.

Egypt's PM urges promoting public awareness over canal preservation

Fri, 07 May 2021 - 10:49 GMT

The premier underlined the importance of transferring as quickly as possible waste discharges after rehabilitating canals and promoting citizens' awareness to stop dumping their rubbish in waterways.

Cairo Appellate Court issues ruling in 'illegal funding to NGOs and civil society'

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 02:31 GMT

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.

Committee formed to decide penalties on unlicensed buildings' owners who did not request reconciliation in Egypt

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Qassem noted that the deadline to submit requests is approaching as it is set for March 31.

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 Solidarity Ministry puts hand on 413 NGOs due to affiliation to terror organizations

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 05:19 GMT

The minister added that Egypt currently has 52,000 Egyptian NGOs, and 59 foreign NGOs.

Egypt’s government ratifies bylaws of new NGOs law No.149 for Year 2019

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 10:41 GMT

The House of Representatives passed an amended NGOs law in July 2019, after the existing version of the law was criticized for imposing steep restrictions on the work of tens of thousands of NGOs in the country.

ECHRD denounces incitements to break law, destabilize country’s organizations

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 11:13 GMT

The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) is closely following the latest calls inciting Egyptians to demonstrate in the streets and breach the laws regulating peaceful protests

Egypt’s new NGOs law scraps imprisonment, allows foreign funding

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s new NGOs law allowed providing foreign funding, establishing new associations only by “notifying” along with abolishing imprisonment as a punishment.

Parl't approves NGOs law canceling 2017 bill

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:41 GMT

All NGOs operating in Egypt must adjust their conditions to comply with the law within a year.

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