Egypt is a great nation, which locates in geopolitically important position, linking the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Given this, strengthening Egypt's stability and development as well as its constructive role in the region is important for the regional peace and stability.
The cooperation between Egypt and Japan started when Japan provided technical cooperation in 1954, followed by grant aid in 1973, and loan in 1974. In 1977, JICA Egypt Office was established and since then, JICA continued to provide cooperation in Egypt in different sectors. Cairo Opera House, Peace Bridge, Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital (CUSPH), Greater Cairo Metro Line No. 4. and Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) represent the major symbolic cooperation projects.
Following the visit of Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe to Egypt in January 2015 and Egyptian President, H.E. Abdel Fattah El Sisi's visit to Tokyo in 2016, both leaders declared "Japan-Egypt Joint Statement", which is considered to be the first step of the leap towards a new stage in bilateral relations between the two countries as both leaders reiterated their willingness to continue to work towards promoting regional and international stability and development, and to further develop their strategic relationship, in particular in the fields of education, electricity and health through exchanging of agreements such as Egypt Japan Education Partnership (EJEP).
Through the mutual cooperation between Egypt and Japan, JICA will continue to support the sustainable development of Egypt and will help strengthening this bilateral relationship.
|October 14, 2021||Consulting Services:"Data collection survey for NGOs to widen scope of work in Arab Republic of Egypt"|
|September 14, 2021||Publications|
|September 7, 2021||Consulting Services: "Community Empowerment Program "Survey on Awareness against COVID-19 through "Value in Life" Activities Targeting Youth and Socially Vulnerable People"|
|September 7, 2021||Consulting Services: "Data Collection Survey on Third Country Training Program Strategy Formulation for Egypt"|
|August 30, 2021||Public Announcement: Production and Dissemination of Promotional Videos for Egypt-Japan Cooperation in the Grand Egyptian Museum|
|October 15, 2021||[Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day] JICA’s Handwashing for Health and Life campaign throughout the world: Over 300 million people learned the importance of handwashing in one year|
|April 5, 2021||Signing of a loan agreement to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Egypt (Private Sector Investment and Finance): Improving access to finance for MSMEs and WMMSMEs -The first project adopting SMBC-JICA Sustainable Finance (*) Framework-|
|February 18, 2021||Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Egypt: Contributing to a sustainable and stable supply of electricity in Egypt through providing budget support|
|February 2, 2021||Fostering human resources for Middle East and Africa development: Making the best out of Japan's engineering education|
|December 15, 2020||Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan meet with young Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers and a Youth Volunteer for Nikkei Communities who returned from overseas|