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Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Hala El-Said, has revealed that the New Valley governorate will receive EGP 5.8bn in public investments as part of the country’s plan for fiscal year (FY) 2020/21.

Egypt holds first dialogue of 2021 on governance, sustainable development

Egypt’s National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (NIGSD) held, on Monday, its first dialogue of 2021, focusing on governance and sustainable development. The session included general introductions to governance, anti-corruption, and sustainable development. Hala El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development and head of the NIGSD’s Board of Trustees, said the institute aims to …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt launches interactive website to track SDG-aligned development

On the sidelines of the release of the 2020 annual report titled, ‘International Partnerships for Sustainable Development’, Ministry of International Cooperation launched an interactive website to visualise Egypt’s SDG-aligned development story. As all countries embark on a decade of action until 2030 to achieve the SDGs, the website aims to bridge Egypt’s local success stories …

Nehal Samir

What is required to achieve sustainable development in Egypt?

Egypt adopted in 2015 the Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030, but the question remains what the actual requirements are to achieve sustainable development. For his part, the former head of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones, Assem Ragab, called for the need to provide indicators to measure the sustainable development plan adopted …

Nehal Samir

The misconception of sustainable development in Egypt

In order to be able to discuss sustainable development in Egypt, we must first be in agreement as to what sustainable development means. The scientific and international concept of sustainable development can be defined as development that meets the current needs of humans without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

New annual study to measure progress in sustainable development: CAPMAS

Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) will publish a new study every February to measure the government’s progress in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), president of the agency Abou Bakr El-Gendy announced. MDGs are part of the development agenda supported by United Nations. El-Gendy said these focus …

Hisham Salah

UN Sustainable Development Goals: Many, messy, momentous?

The UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals cover a sprawling agenda with 17 goals and 169 targets. Would less mean more or could this the beginning of an important new age in global development? It is one of the biggest gatherings of world leaders in years – and yet there was no doubt about who was …

Deutsche Welle

What should the World Bank do?

By José Antonio Ocampo NEW YORK: I have been honored by World Bank directors representing developing countries and Russia to be selected as one of two developing-country candidates to become the Bank’s next president. So I want to make known to the global community the principles that will guide my actions if I am elected — …


The sustainability mindset

By  Michael Spence MILAN: Markets and capitalist incentives have great strengths in promoting economic efficiency, growth, and innovation. And, as Ben Friedman of Harvard University argued persuasively in his 2006 book “The Moral Consequences of Growth”, economic growth is good for open and democratic societies. But markets and capitalist incentives have clear weaknesses in ensuring stability, …


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