Sustainable Development
  • This project is part of the second generation of Biodiversity Enabling Activities (BD EA) under the GEF. Egypt has been Party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) since 2 June 1994. The project addresses the country’s need to continue to fulfil its obligations under the CBD, with particular focus on the Convention’s Article 6 and the CBD COP Decision X/2. Above all, the project is a significant contribution to Egypt’s efforts towards implementing the CBD Strategic Plan 2011-2020 at the national level.

  • In partnership with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, the objective of this project is to remove the technical, institutional, informational, financial and other market barriers to the increasing use of biomass energy in promoting sustainable rural development in Egypt.

  • In partnership with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, this project aims to demonstrate the double mainstreaming approach of Sustainable Economic Growth in the Red Sea Governorate, Egypt – funded by USAID LIFE.

  • The project aims to develop and design effective strategies that address obstacles to vital social and economic development challenges. Its aim is to create a viable process for the identification of problem areas and for the dissemination of solutions to selected national problems in an integrated process.

  • The program aims to respond to the urgent need to create short term employment and to build capacities and skills of Egyptian unemployed youth especially in rural area in response to the current economic crisis.

  • The purpose of this project is to promote the practice and awareness on corporate social responsibility and the Global Compact (GC). The project was designed to: a) Support the establishment and set up of the national center; b) Develop the capacity of the staff at the center on CSR and GC; c) Support the center in availing services for the private sector.

  • This phase will allow for further strengthening of SFD’s capacity to become an effective agent for inclusive development in Egypt, and in turn, enhancing SFD’s position to become amongst the first tier of national development agencies operating in middle-income countries.

  • The first phase of the project has established an independent SWM Organizational Structure in Minya Governorate – as a pilot project for other rural governorates – and developed an integrated plan for solid waste management in Minya Governorate. The second phase of this project consists of three components.

  • Strengthening Institutional and Human Resources Capacities of the Ministry of Social Solidarity

    The project aims to strengthen MoSS capacity to better deliver social protection services to the poor, women and the persons with disabilities.

  • Through the partnership with the Nature Conservation Sector of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, this project aims to establish a sustainable protected area financing system, with associated management structures, systems and capacities needed to ensure the effective use of generated revenues for priority biodiversity conservation needs.

  • Support to Pension Fund and Fiscal Policy Reform

    The cooperation between the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and UNDP takes a new direction with this project, which is supporting MOF as an economic actor in Egypt’s development. MOF’s traditional role of being the government’s financial arm and controller of income and expenditure was extended to being the source of macro-fiscal policy advice to the government during the last cooperation phase with UNDP.

  • Support to the Egyptian Protected Areas (SEPA) project is to be considered as a natural evolution of the Egyptian-Italian Environmental Cooperation Programme (EIECP). In this framework, It will contribute to the guarantee the sustainability of the activities undertakes to enhance the System of the Protected Areas of Egypt, in preparation of the third forthcoming phase of the EIECP and through complementary and synergic actions to the UNDP-GEF project ‘’Strengthening Protected Areas’ financing and management systems’’.

  • The current phase of the project started in October 2013, with the aim of consolidating the activities implemented at Medinet Madi located in El Fayoum Governorate. Such initiative is, in fact, intending to permanently open to the public the archaeological park of Medinet Madi and its visitor center, developing a sustainable management system in terms of environmental protection and conservation of cultural heritage. In addition, the current project aims to achieve the following specific objectives:

  • The purpose of this project is to establish a Social Contract Advisory, Monitoring and Coordination Center within the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

  • The purpose of this project is to create one portal for tourists coming to Egypt and willing to volunteer in one of the NGOs projects. This portal will link all the stakeholders involved in this project: NGOs, tourism companies, and Volunteers.

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