The Arab caucus* is closely monitoring the language of Arab member states during the 47th Commission on Population and Development; and so far, we find that discourses of cultural relativism and sovereignty are being used at alarming rates in this session.
Programs: Economic and Social Justice
The European Commission confirms the freezing of four bank accounts related to Gamal Mubarak in Cyprus
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and The Corner House received a letter from the European Commission's Service for Foreign Policy Instrument
A panel discussion titled “Fuelling corruption: Gas and Reconciliation” took place yesterday to explore how Egypt's economy is affected by the report's findings.
EIPR issues study on environmental deterioration in Damietta and its relationship with petrochemical industry
The study looks at the environmental and legal violations committed by MOPOCO and its misuse of natural resources, particularly water, land and energy
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights confirms that there are scientific alternatives for the provision of a cure for millions of Egyptians infected with hepatitis C viruses (HCV)
EIPR believes that the Egyptian government should negotiate with the new drug manufacturer from a position of strength as this drug cannot be imported without receiving an Egyptian license and conducting the needed clinical trials.
Rights groups condemn eviction of dozens of families and demolition of their tents this morning in Ezbet al-Nakhl in Cairo
Police forces attacked, hitting residents of the shanties over the head with the butts of their weapons, both men and women, causing numerous injuries.
On the occasion of the 20-year ICPD review, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issues a new report “Reclaiming and Redefining Rights”. The Status of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
On Sunday February 23, 2014, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights held an event to launch its new report, entitled “Reclaiming and Redefining Rights: ICPD+20 Status of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Middle East and North Afric
Some 1,000 families at risk of forced eviction in Marg - EIPR: Cairo governorate must refrain from the use of force and provide adequate housing for the residents of Eshash al-Tawfiqiya
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights is extremely concerned about the risk of forced eviction facing some 1,000 families in the Eshash al-Tawfiqiya/Muhagirin area of Marg.
Egyptian NGOs concerned about government's proposals for coal as an alternative source of energy: Ongoing depletion of natural and human resources to increase investors’ profits
The undersigned organizations are extremely concerned about Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhri Abd al-Nour’s promotion of coal as an alternative to natural gas in cement and ceramic factories.