SEA profile

Updated to: 28 August 2019

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Contact & history

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Country contact on SEA

Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
Web site:
Address: 30 Misr Helwan El-Zyrae Road, Maadi, Cairo
Tel: (202) 5256452
Fax: (202) 5256490

History of SEA

There are no provisions in the EIA legislation for the environmental assessment of policies, plans and programmes as SEA. There is limited experience with SEA in Egypt.

A. Wahaab, 2003 in The Environmentalist 2003.

Legal framework for SEA

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Institutional setting for SEA

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SEA procedure

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Establishing context

Implementing the SEA

Informing and influencing decision-making

Follow up

SEA practice

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