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Strikes and struggles in post-revolution Egypt

The Egyptian Centre for Social and Economic Rights ( ECESR ) on Sunday issued a new report documenting labour ... Centre for Social and Economic Rights (ECESR) on Sunday issued a new report documenting labour strikes ... to a recent report by the International Development Centre, an Egyptian rights organisation, Egypt ...

30/04/2013 - 12:43 - comment 0

A will with no way: Egypt's charitable spirit dampened with economic hardship

was amplified after February 2012, when authorities accused 43 Egyptian and foreign human rights activists ... Egyptian charities, it seems, have not escaped the ramifications of the economic crisis triggered by the January 25 Revolution in 2011 ...

28/07/2014 - 04:02 - comment 0

Kuwait to fund Egyptian railway redevelopment

of the outdated signalling system. The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFED) and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD ) have agreed to provide Egypt’s ... to Zagazig, said Samir Farag, director of the International Loans Project at the Egyptian Railway Authority ...

30/04/2013 - 03:55 - comment 0

Jordan has ambitious development plans

of recommendations that seek to achieve social and economic development in Qatraneh District, 100km south of Amman, ... Cabinet has approved a set of recommendations presented by the Economic and Social Council (ESC) that seek to achieve social and economic development in Qatraneh District, 100km south of Amman. In a statement ...

26/11/2012 - 13:02 - comment 0

Egyptian opponents of protest law call on supporters to gather at court

the constitutionality of the controversial law. The case was originally brought by the Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Right -- founded by rights lawyer and former leftist presidential candidate Khaled Ali -- ... Egyptian political groups who oppose Egypt's ...

16/06/2014 - 12:01 - comment 0

Why the GCC countries are serious about economic integration this time around

of Expo Centre Sharjah, GCC countries have expressed the need for achieving economic integration. ... The council is looking to promote collaborative initiatives and economic and social integration among the GCC ... in the right direction ahead of the implementation of the GCC customs union on January 1, according ...

27/05/2014 - 01:41 - comment 0

Human Rights Report Slams Egyptian Government

has released a report blasting the Egyptian government’s social and economic policies. ... has released a report blasting the Egyptian government’s social and economic policies.  ... The recommendations contained in the report are that the Egyptian government should provide suitable economic options ...

18/05/2010 - 19:30 - comment 0

Egypt's informal sector and economic growth: true potentials?

by the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES) on “legalisation of the informal sector in Egypt”, De Soto ... Soto. According to a statement from the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies the size ... The centre also said that the legalization of the sector would result in additional economic growth of 2% per ...

12/05/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Egypt's holy trinity: bread, freedom, and social justice...or shall we just say cash transfers?

for the peasants at the time. When Egyptians took to the streets in the early days of the 25 January Revolution, they famously demanded “bread, freedom and social justice.” What Egyptians meant by “bread” is, ... "Egyptians don’t need bread. Give them ...

17/02/2014 - 21:25 - comment 0

Egyptian dissent at all time high under Morsi

authority." The chorus of protests throughout the year was predominantly the result of economic and social ... A report has revealed that Egyptian dissatisfaction ... Egyptian dissent has hit an all-time high "since the pharaonic era," according to a new report ...

26/06/2013 - 07:36 - comment 0