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On 28th June, the summer school group took an excursion to Sekem farm, an organic farm in the Egyptian desert, around 60km North East of Cairo. The students were there to discover the Sekem ethos, sustainable development with a holistic approach, and experience the living and learning intercultural...
A tragic scene emerged from the Mamluk [al-Mamālīk] Cemetery after the demolition of dozens of tombs to make way for the Paradise [al-Firdaws] Axis [a highway project to connect al-Firdaws Square on Ṣalāḥ Sālim Street to al-Mushīr Axis].  Pictures and videos circulating on social media show...
In shocking statements, Egyptian businessman Hussein Sabbour [Ḥussayn Ṣabbūr] said that the sacrifice of a few Egyptian citizens’ lives was much better than the Egyptian state going bankrupt, calling for an end to the curfew and a return to business as usual in the fastest possible time, adding...
The general coordinator for the Path of the Holy Family Project and the general manager of international relations and strategic planning at the government-affiliated Tourism Development Authority in the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, ʿĀdil al-Jindī, emphasised the importance to connect the...
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Egypt praised the efforts of the National Council for Women for guaranteeing the adoption of a gender perspective in Egypt’s plan to fight COVID-19.  This gender perspective is clear from the first policy paper...
The Egyptian government has lowered the ceiling of expectations for economic development for the rest of the year and the upcoming fiscal year after setting high targets in a new draft for the 2020-2021 budget that the government agreed on last month. 
The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, praised Egypt for providing substantial support for women to face the consequences of coronavirus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said that she is pleased with the existing cooperation between the...
The Egyptian businessman Najīb Sāwīris caused controversy on social media after he had made statements regarding the Coronavirus. In a TV interview the CEO of the Orascom Telecom Media said that the economy needs to return to its natural state as quickly as possible and he demanded that workers...
Today the president of the National Council for Women, Dr. Māyā Mursī, welcomed Dr. Harbeen Arora, the founder of the Women Economic Forum, to discuss the final preparations for the forum which will be held in Egypt for the first time in March under the patronage of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī...
Engineer Waʿd Allāh Abū al-ʿIlā, head of the Projects Sector of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said that the work on the project to renovate the Church of the Virgin Mary at the Monastery of the Mountain of Birds [Dayr Jabal al-Ṭayr] began in 2018, after the Permanent Committee for Coptic and...

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