CAIRO – 22 December 2020: Egypt's Ministry of International Cooperation launched Tuesday its annual report titled "International Partnerships for Sustainable Development".
According to the ministry, the report reviews all the work done by the Ministry of International Cooperation in terms of cooperation with various government agencies and multilateral and bilateral development partners to provide funds in support of the National Agenda and the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
It added that the report included all the details of development funds during 2020 that cover various sectors of the state, including the private sector.
“The report also elaborates on the efforts made by the ministry in strengthening Economic Diplomacy with development partners through the three pillars: Multi-Stakeholder Platforms, SDG Mapping Framework, and the Global Partnerships Narrative: People at the Core, Projects in Action, and Purpose as the Driver,” the ministry noted.
It added that according to the mandate issued by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Egypt No. 303 of 2004, the mission is to develop and strengthen the economic cooperation between the Arab Republic of Egypt and other countries as well as international and regional organizations; propose the criteria for obtaining external financing: both funds and grants; follow-up and monitor ministries and national agencies that benefit from foreign financing within the framework of the general economic policy of the country to ensure achieving the economic development goals; and manage Egypt’s economic relations with international organizations of economic cooperation, the international financial institutions and specialized agencies of the United Nations.