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Mainstreaming the SDGs in Egypt National Planning and Actions
Description/achievement of initiative

Egypt is committed to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs and has already taken important steps. In February 2016, Egypt officially launched its Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030. The strategy spans the 3 dimensions of SD, namely; economic, social and environmental. Efforts are underway to align the Strategy’s key performance indicators to the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. The Government formally expressed to the UN system in Egypt, including UNDP, its needs for coordination and technical support to advance with the roll-out of the 2030 Agenda. These include stakeholder engagement, M&E, reporting, localizing the SDGs and data.

Implementation methodologies

UNDP will assist the Ministry of International Cooperation institutional set and organizational systems to lead the process of SDG mainstreaming.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Buisdling national capcity to monitoring evaluiate SDG (working with national Statistcall Office- CAPMAS). Building capcity of policy makers and raising awareness of national counterpart, parliamentarians, and officials.

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

A review management group (RMG), composed by 2 UNDP members (1 monitoring & evaluation officer, 1 programme officer) and 1 member from the Government focal point on SDGs. The group will assist in identify the relevant SDGs stakeholders, advocay and awareness raising actionsl, carrying out the day-to-day implementation of the review process including logistics and ensuring the quality of the review report and major deliverables.


Ministry of International Cooperation, UNDP Egypt
Progress reports
Goal 1
Goal 10
Goal 16
Goal 17
Component# 2: Support the tailoring of nationally relevant SDGs targets and monitoring system, in line with Egypt Vision 2030 and relevant national sectoral plans
Activity #2: Support national partners to establish an effective monitoring systems for the SDGs targets in line with the proposed global indicators and with consideration of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of Egypt Vision 2030 strategy
Component 1: Support Egypt National Voluntary Review for the HLPF, July 2016
Activity #1: Organize a series of consultation workshop (3 maximum) for officials, technocrats and other relevant stakeholders (to be selected by MOIC Secretariat).
Other, please specify
UNDP seed fund

Basic information
Time-frame: 5/2016 - 12/2016
Ministry of International Cooperation, UNDP Egypt
Contact information
Nermine Wally, Evaluation Specialist and Team Leader, nermine.wally@undp.org
United Nations