was mainly concerned with the establishment of the Executive Secretariat and setting a strategy for: Communications, mine risk education, resource mobilization, and victim assistance.
1- Recommendations of the UN mission
2- The Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt issued decree number 750/2000 to establish the National Committee for supervising the Mine Clearance of the North West Coast
Emphasized the developmental dimensions and objectives of the demining endeavors by renaming the National Committee to "National Committee for the Supervision of Mine Clearance and the Development of the North West Coast"
Placed a comprehensive development plan for the North West Coast
The Ministry of International Cooperation and the UNDP signed the Egypt/UNDP Mine Action project document for phase I
Established the Executive Secretariat in the Ministry of International Cooperation
1- UN consulting mission
2- Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining evaluation mission
(Establishing a quality control unit)
A partnership agreement with The European Union and the UNDP is signed to support the North West Coast Development plan/ mine action- Phase II
The Corps of Military Engineers reported 396.8 squared kilometers cleared land for the Ministry of Agriculture and Housing
1) The Corps of Military Engineers successfully cleared 151 km2 which were allocated for the
New City of Al-Alamein.
2) The inauguration of the Artificial Limbs Center in Matrouh
904 square kilometers of land were demined in Al Dabaa and allocated for the petroleum sector