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  • PDP has implemented a dialogue workshop on the 29th of July, 2017 with the Urban Upgrading Units (UUUs)

    One of the goals of The Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) is to improve the capacities of the local administration related to informal areas. Accordingly, PDP has implemented a dialogue workshop on the 29th of July, 2017 to enhance the communication and knowledge transfer between the Urban Upgrading Units (UUUs) in the three […]

  • Qalyubeya receives International Recognition for Urban Innovation

    The Qalyubeya Governorate, local partner of the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) has been awarded a Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation at this year’s conference of the same name. The awards ceremony was held in parallel to the conference in the Chinese City of Guangzhou from December 5-7, 2016. Qalyubeya has received […]

  • The Seventh Steering Committee Meeting

    The Seventh Steering Committee Meeting was held on September 21th, 2016 at the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF)/ Ministry Of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities (MOHUUC); around 30 different stakeholders participated in the meeting including MOHUUC, ISDF, Ministry of International Cooperation (MOIC), Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Health (MOH), Qalyubeya, Cairo and Giza Governorates, […]

  • Agreement of Cooperation – Signing Ceremony

    On Monday, September 5th, the Urban Training & Studies Institute (UTI), affiliated to the Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC) of the Ministry of Housing Utilities and Urban Communities (MoHUUC), and the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP) signed an agreement of cooperation at the UTI premises. The agreement was signed by Mr. […]

  • European and Egyptian partners visit the Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas in Cairo

    26 July 2016 Cairo — In the framework of the European Union’s (EU) Cooperation with Egypt, European and Egyptian officials visited ongoing developmental projects of the EU-funded Participatory Development Programme (PDP) in the urban area Ezbet El-Nasr. The PDP is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Gmbh (GIZ), on behalf of the German […]

“How can cities better adapt to climate change on a local scale and what institutional background is needed therefore? How are concepts of green and sustainable infrastructure integrated into the city scape?….”

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).

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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 […]