The undersigned organizations have followed the Prime Minister’s decree No. 1063 for the year 2014, issued last month, which obligates all hospitals, public or private, to provide emergency and trauma patients with free treatment for up to 48 hours.
Programs: Economic and Social Justice
The political administration reduced the budget deficit to under 10% using controversial economic measures without taking the necessary measures to protect the poor from the inevitable resulting inflation and increase in prices.
The undersigned organizations welcome the World Bank’s move to open up a dialogue on its policies, and were especially pleased that the talks were held with organizations and experts in the governorates of Cairo, Alexandria and Aswan, rather than simply the capital
EIPR has issued a study titled, “Revisiting the Growth-Poverty Nexus in Egypt, with Reference to the World Bank Country Partnership Strategies.”
EIPR launches preliminary findings on the building collapse phenomena through interactive website
The undersigned organizations reiterated today that bringing political stability to Egypt requires the coming president to adopt a political and economic program that makes it a priority to restore and support the rule of law in a state that respects human rights and public liberties.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issued the first in a series of short studies on the public housing programmes.
The undersigned civil society organizations declared their profound disappointment by the Cabinet’s decision to include Coal as part of Egypt’s energy mix.
The Arab caucus* is closely monitoring the language of Arab member states during the 47th Commission on Population and Development; and so far, we find that discourses of cultural relativism and sovereignty are being used at alarming rates in this session.