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.

Egypt, UN sign protocol supporting sustainable development goals financing strategy

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:41 GMT

The protocol was signed in cooperation with the Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund.

Egyptian minister reveals Egypt's rank in achieving SDGs

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 04:25 GMT

That was during her participation via videoconferencing in the symposium on "Sustainable Development Goals after the Coronavirus Pandemic" organized by Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Egypt’s Intl. Cooperation min., UNDP, Catalyst Partners team up on 'Impact Investing'

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:22 GMT

As part of this broader scope of work, UNDP and the Egyptian private equity Catalyst Private Equity (CPE) will put in practice an impact measurement towards the SDGs of private sector enterprises and private investments.

Egypt is preparing 3rd voluntary report on work achieved towards SDGs

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 01:51 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Said stated Monday that the ministry is currently preparing the third voluntary report.

Egypt's NIGSD, United Nations University sign MoU in training, advisory fields

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Egypt’s National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (NIGSD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on Wednesday, with the United Nations University that will see cooperation in a range of fields.

Mashat stresses importance of effective partnerships to realize SDGs

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 03:41 GMT

In a statement on Wednesday, she said Egypt is committed to cooperation and integration with development partners to accelerate the attainment of the sustainable development goals.

Egypt ranked first in Arab region in ESCWA report on SDGs platforms

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 01:21 GMT

The report evaluates the Arab national platforms for the sustainable development goals,

Egypt launches 'Tanmaya' competition for the best initiative applies SDGs

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 09:38 GMT

The call for application is now open and will be closed by 31 October 2020, and applications can be sent via the attached links on the State Ministry of Information’s official Facebook page.

Mashaat hails cooperation with USAID in development march

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 02:22 GMT

Mashaat made the remarks during a meeting via video conference to see off Mission Director for USAID/Egypt Sherry Carlin whose term in Egypt has ended and is scheduled to chair USAID mission in Jordan.

ِِِAl-Mashat presents Egypt's New Global Partnerships Narrative aimed at maintaining work towards SDGs

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 09:00 GMT

This comes after the UN reflected fears that efforts for combating coronavirus might risk overlooking the SDGs objectives.