E-waste Management Project

The Government of Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Environment (MOE) in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the technical support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has succeeded in obtaining a new package of grants from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to implement a five years project on “Protect human health and the environment from unintentional releases of POPs originating from incineration and open burning of health care- and E-waste”. the current five years project. The project is to address the priorities related to dioxins and furans, which have been included in Egypt’s 2005 National Implementation Plan (NIP) for fulfilling the requirements of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs),This project is implemented by the Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).