Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls is a necessary step by ensuring their equal representation on boards of directors, and as CEOs, business leaders, entrepreneurs across sectors, including science and technology, and on any decision-making table.
of total ODA
As per the World Bank Group's “Women, Business and the Law 2021” report, Egypt is one of the countries that took positive strides in protecting the health & safety of women in dire times.
This is in light of aiming to achieve stronger agricultural development and building on the capacities of rural communities through productive activities.
Noting its efforts to promote sustainable agriculture through enhanced multilateralism, Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to receive a $200 mln Loan to strengthen agribusinesses and help local farmers adopt climate-smart agriculture practices.
As part of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) 4th Edition Program Multi-hub Conference, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat participated in the Gender Equality Conclave in Partnership with the Goal 17 Partners.
H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat spoke about the Government of Egypt’s approach to embed gender equality in the new world of work through inclusivity and diversity.
During the World Economic Forum's 2021 Davos Agenda, the Regional Action Group for MENA met to discuss the policies, practices & partnerships needed to implement stakeholder capitalism.
Egypt accounts for more than EUR 1 billion of the EUR 2.13 billion of the total development financing provided to SEMED countries.
Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat announced that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provided a $12 million to to Al Dau Al Haram for Hotel Operations to support women’s inclusion in the tourism sector and develop Hyatt Regency Cairo West Hotel next to the Grand Egyptian Museum and the Giza Pyramids.
The Ministry secured a total of $7 million through bilateral cooperation with Spain and Canada to merge the socioeconomic gender gap.
Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania Al Mashat, announced that Egypt’s parliament approved 10 agreements worth over 400 million dollars to support agriculture, women empowerment and small and medium enterprises, which promotes sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
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Minister Rania Al Mashat emphasizes on advancing the private sector's commitment to ensuring gender equality 51% of microfinance loans were provided to women entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 Gender gap accelerator will prepare women for the post coronavirus (COVID-19) world of work
Ministry of International Cooperation, headed by H.E. Dr. Rania Al Mashat, launched the People&Projects&Purpose global partnerships video series and celebrated International Day of Rural Women with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, met with Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, at the Ministry's headquarters to expand areas of cooperation within the strategic framework of the partnership with the United Nations 2018-2022 amid the COVID-19 and support children and youth to become more economically and socially empowered.
Minister Dr. Rania Al-Mashat states that cooperation between Egypt and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is worth 1.1 billion dollars, with 14 projects that have helped benefit more than 7 million rural residents Minister Dr. Rania Al Mashat, , IFAD Regional Director outline future areas of cooperation to promote climate resilient and sustainable agriculture
Al Mashat congratulates France’s Renaud-Basso, EBRD’s first woman president • Al Mashat adds that it is a sign of women making a breakthrough in leadership roles • Al Mashat reaffirms the strength of the partnership between EBRD and Egypt during EBRD annual meetings
• Minister Rania Al Mashat refers to the government’s three-pronged approach towards investment in human capital • Al Mashat states that investment in human capital is integral to achieving Egypt’s sustainable development
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, participated in the launching ceremony of a new grant agreement, worth US$ 3 million, on the Inter-Community Girls’ Empowerment Activity to empower girls in Upper Egypt by providing access to education, health and promoting awareness on cultural diversity among different communities.
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, participated in the Horasis Extraordinary Annual meeting in the plenary “Nurturing Inclusive Leadership” on how to continue to deploy international leadership amid the COVID-19 pandemic and implement novel business models for deep social cohesion.
In celebration of the UN 7th Anniversary and for UNGA, Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat highlighted the importance of addressing women’s economic empowerment in COVID-19 crisis response.
During UN General Assembly Week, Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, visited a Sun Drying Tomato Unit project in Baghdadi village in Luxor
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, visits today a number of development programmes in partnership with USAID and WFP supporting farmers, women and youth in Luxor.
Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, met with Mr. Christian Berger, Ambassador of the European Union in Cairo
The Ministry of International Cooperation, the National Council for Women, and the World Economic Forum, have launched “Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator”, a national public-private collaboration model which enables governments and businesses to take decisive action on closing economic gender gaps. The Model supports public and private leaders in shaping innovative pathways to promote gender equality, diversity, inclusion and economic mobility, which is central to Egypt’s reform agenda. Egypt is the first country in Africa and the Middle East to launch this unique public-private collaboration model supported by the World Economic Forum’s platform. The Accelerator focuses on four key objectives; preparing women for the post COVID-19 world of work, closing gender gaps in remuneration between and within sectors, enabling women’s participation in the labour force, and advancing more women into management and leadership roles.
Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation and the National Council for Women with the World Economic Forum hosted the first multi-stakeholder platform on “Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator”, the first in Africa and MENA region.
The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat announced the launching of a new 3-year advisory program by the International Financial Corporation (IFC) to increase opportunities for women employment in Egypt.
Empowering women can transform lives and society. Women’s empowerment can strengthen an economy in several ways—greater gender equity can support growth, social inclusion, and econom-ic resilience. Our bilateral development assistance program with the Government of Canada accel-erates Gender Equality and inclusive sustainable growth” said Minister Al Mashat.
“An inclusive workforce is directly correlated in both public and private sectors with significant gains in productivity, effectiveness and efficiency, leading to sustainable economic growth”. Dr. Rania Al Mashat
The Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat announced that Egypt won two of the 2020 Sustainability Awards granted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for its outstanding efforts in the ”Sustainable Energy” and “Gender and Inclusion” categories among 11 other countries worldwide.
The Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat chaired a high- level meeting with heads of the four Results Groups of the United Nations Partnership Development Framework (UNPDF) Steering Committee.