To the attention of EBRD officials,
Programs: Economic and Social Justice
On Wednesday 29 May, the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) will vote on whether to make a $40 million loan to Kuwait Energy to drill and extract oil in Egypt.
Continuing with the blackout approach by the regime, the Minister of Finance presents the 2013-2014 draft budget to the Shura Council without making it available to citizens.
We, civic and human rights organizations of Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine, in mobilization for Palestinian Prisoners’ Day this year, call for the boycott of the G4S company in the Arab World because of its involvement in Israeli occupation
We write as non-governmental organisations to warn of the presence of an asset (detailed below) in which Gamal Mubarak, the son of the former President of Egypt, has, or appears to have, a beneficial financial interest and/or an ownership stake.
Despite billions of Egyptian pounds in infrastructure investment both from national and international sources, Egypt's cities, towns and villages continue to grow and function in much the same way they have over the last three decades, namely thro
Invitation for a press conference
"The World Bank’s Impact on Egypt’s Built Environment"
The International Budget Partnership (IBP) has recently released the results of the Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2012, providing a comprehensive analysis of the state of budget transparency and accountability in countries around the world.
The Egyptian police continue to systematically deploy violence and torture, and at times even kill. Although the January revolution was sparked in large part by police practices and vocally demanded an end to these practices, accountability for all offenders and the establishment of permanent instruments to prevent their recurrence, two years after the Revolution the situation remains unchanged. Indeed, some moments in 2011 and 2012 were worse than before the Revolution.
In the midst of the crisis sparked by the first constitutional declaration issued on 22 November, President Mohamed Morsy issued several presidential laws by decree with economic consequences.