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  • PDP’s first Gender Fair, March 14, 2015

    On Saturday, March 14, together with 7 Grant Beneficiaries and 1 Local Initiative Fund Beneficiary, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP), organized a Gender Fair to celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) and Egyptian Women’s Day (March 16).

  • PDP meets the Giza Governor

    On March 11, 2015, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) met with the new Giza Governor, Dr. Khaled Zakariya. The PDP was represented by Dr. Guenther Wehenpohl, Programme Coordinator, Michael Heathcote, Head of Fund Management, Sundus Balata, Deputy Programme Coordinator and Senior Advisor for Youth and Gender, and Heba Behairy, Head of Institutionalisation […]

  • Closing Ceremony of the PDP’s Solid Waste Management Project

    The Governor of Qalyubeya Inaugurates an Integrated Resource Recovery Centre in Khanka City and a Transfer Station in Khosoos City Cairo, 7th of December 2014, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully held a closing ceremony of its Integrated Community Based Solid Waste Management project in the Cities of Khosoos and Khanka together […]

  • Climate Change in Cities

    The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) and the  2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction September 2014 could be named as the month of Climate Change Awareness. Besides the UN Climate Change Summit that took place in New York on 23rd of September other regional conferences were conducted to emphasize on the urgent need […]

  • PDP Conducts Community Mapping in Cairo’s Ain Shams Area

    The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully held a workshop on community mapping in Cairo’s Ain Shams area on 25th and 31st of March 2014. While the first day addressed mainly young people the second day was directed at local residents of all ages. A special focus was given to youth and women.

On Saturday, March 14, together with 7 Grant Beneficiaries and 1 Local Initiative Fund Beneficiary, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP), organized a Gender Fair to celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) and Egyptian Women’s Day (March 16).

On March 11, 2015, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) met with the new Giza Governor, Dr. Khaled Zakariya. The PDP was represented by Dr. Guenther Wehenpohl, Programme Coordinator, Michael Heathcote, Head of Fund Management, Sundus Balata, Deputy Programme Coordinator and Senior Advisor for Youth and Gender, and Heba Behairy, Head of Institutionalisation […]

A third steering committee meeting was held on February 9th, 2014 at the Ministry Of Planning; around 20 different stakeholders participated in the meeting. Stakeholders included Ministry of Planning (MOP), Ministry of International Cooperation (MOIC) Informal Settlements Development Facility (ISDF), Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI), , Cairo and Giza Governorates, the EU Delegation and […]

Cairo, 26th of August 2014, Today the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully launched together with the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt the Second Call for Proposals for projects to improve informal areas in Cairo (Ain Shams and Ezbet el Nasr) and Giza (El Warraq and Masaken Geziret al Dahab) Governorates in […]

The Governor of Qalyubeya Inaugurates an Integrated Resource Recovery Centre in Khanka City and a Transfer Station in Khosoos City Cairo, 7th of December 2014, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully held a closing ceremony of its Integrated Community Based Solid Waste Management project in the Cities of Khosoos and Khanka together […]

On 18th of November 2014, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully inaugurated together with Ahmed Taimor, Deputy Cairo Governor the Governorate District Urban Upgrading Unit (UUU) in Ain Shams, Cairo Governorate. Only two days later, on 20th of November 2014, the PDP successfully inaugurated together with Dr. Aly Abdel Rahman, the Governor […]

The Lord Mayor of the City of Stuttgart and his six-member delegation met with the PDP and its partners in Ezbet el Nasr On Saturday, 1st of November His Excellency Fritz Kuhn, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, together with his six-member delegation visited two of the PDP’s grants projects in Ezbet el Nasr, one of the […]

The Contracting Authority is pleased to inform potential Applicants that all “Questions & Answers” (FAQ) during the Concept Notes phase have been uploaded on our website: http://egypt-urban.net/secondcall/faq/ Due to the large number of enquiries the Contracting Authority decided at short notice to provide a partially translated Arabic version of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants: نسخة مترجمة […]

On September 30th 2014, the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) successfully conducted its first workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Fairmont Hotel in Cairo. The purpose of the full day event was to identify possibilities for the private sector to involve in the improvement of informal areas in the Greater Cairo Region […]

September 30, 2014 in Featured, NEWS

The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) and the  2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction September 2014 could be named as the month of Climate Change Awareness. Besides the UN Climate Change Summit that took place in New York on 23rd of September other regional conferences were conducted to emphasize on the urgent need […]