EU Support of Egypt's National Population Strategy - One Year in Review

No. of pages: 5

Publication date: 21 August 2019

Author: UNFPA

With the support of an EU-grant of 27 Million Euros, UNFPA, upon the request of the Government of Egypt, led the drafting process of the National Population Strategy, and is now facilitating its actual implementation with its partners including the Ministry of Health and Population.

The project is funded by the European Union and aims at increasing the use of voluntary, rights-based family planning through improved supply of family planning services and commodities, increased demand for family planning, and enhanced governance for implementation of the National Population Strategy. It will ultimately benefit Egyptians of reproductive age who will have more choices regarding the size of their families, as well as the timing and spacing of children. 

This newsletter shows the project's achievements during its first year.