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Ghādā Wālī, Minister of Social Solidarity, said that a new law had been drafted to replace Law 70 of 2017 in order to facilitate the government’s goal to strengthen community-based work and social development. She explained that the final draft meets most of the concerns of community-based...
Meanwhile, Minister of Insurances and Social Affairs Dr. Najwá Khalīl said the ministry has so far approved giving a legal license to 4,000 civil society organizations since the beginning of this year, which is equal to all associations approved throughout all of 2011.
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
  On Monday November 10, the deadline for NGOs to register under the Ministry of Social Solidarity ends. This amendment to the law of 2002 which dates back to Mubarak-era places NGOs under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Solidarity. This affects more than 47,000 employees should the...
Human rights activists requested that the Ministry of Social Solidarity extend the deadline for several human rights organizations to validate their status, as they believe that the expiry of the previous 45-day deadline was a violation of the right to assemble and organize as guaranteed by...
Doctor Andre al-Zakī, the President of the Fellowship of Middle Eastern Evangelical Churches and the Vice President of the Evangelical Coptic Church, expressed a number of opinions in an in-depth interview with al-Mogaz. Chief among them is his view on the general situation in Egypt: that after two...
On February 26th, newly appointed Prime Minister Ibrahīm Mahlab made his first public appearance when he visited the papal residence at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abāssiyah. Accompanied by Dr. Ghādah Wālī, the new Minister of Social Solidarity, Mahlab offered Pope Tawadros II his condolences for the...
The National Council for Human Rights held together with the Ministry of Social Solidarity a workshop related to developing the NGO law.
The NCHR is holding today a workshop for civil associations to discuss the draft laws of civil associations. 
The Religious Association (al jam’īyah al shar’īah) has not yet followed the preaching plan of the Ministry of Endowments that has been made to spread the culture of tolerance in the face of extremists. The association must quickly settle its affairs with the Ministry of Social Solidarity and must...
The Ministry of Social Solidarity has carried out the Hajj Lottery (Pilgrimage Lottery) for non governmental organizations in 13 governorates.
Dr. Rev. Andriyā Zakī, Head of the Coptic Evangelical Church in Egypt and the Evangelical-Coptic Organization CEOSS, thanked the Ministry of Social Solidarity for approving about 80% of the projects submitted by the Organization to the Ministry to resume work in the coming period. He commended the...
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.
The new Egyptian NGO law was widely criticized in different media and as a consequence we received questions about the status of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) in relation to the new law. The following constitutes Dr. Hulsman's response. 
The Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives chaired by MP Sulaymān Wahdān convened on Monday to discuss the claim submitted by MP 'Alā` 'Abid, on foreign funding in Egypt, the law on NGOs, in addition to women issues. This was done in the presence of a number of representatives from...
We are now passing the sixth anniversary of the January Revolution, which was the hope of the Egyptian people for freedom, human dignity, and social justice, which are still a demand of the masses, and were drafted into the Egyptian constitution and became binding on all state institutions despite...
MP Muḥammad Anwar as-Sādāt, head of the Human Rights Committee in the House of Representatives, said that Egypt is living on foreign funding, aid, loans and foreign financing.
The Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms published a copy of a decision issued by the Minister of Social Solidarity to close the institutes of Islamic preaching.
Assistant to Social Solidarity Minister, Nevīn al-Qabbāj, said that the Ministry has established eight centers to host and guide women, and to protect them from violence, in partnership with relevant NGOs.
Members of the Social Solidarity and Family and Persons with Disabilities Committees in the House of Representatives suggested means and mechanisms for the development of religious discourse, after the announcement by Al-Sayed al-Sharīf. Undersecretary of the House. In a previous meeting of the...

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