September 25, 2022

Social fabrics

People, planet and profit are at stake as 97 pct. of all fast fashion garments are made in developing countries. One answer is slow fashion and social responsibility, Norhan El Sakkout, Lone Munk, and Jeannette Loua would agree.
September 19, 2022
Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen are working on developing sustainable footwear and exchanged valuable knowhow during DEDI Green Gate workshop in Copenhagen in August.

Sustainable walks

Producing sustainable footwear is a complicated process. Given the environmental impact of a global production of 20 billion pairs of shoes yearly, the stakes are high. When teaming up during DEDI Green Gate Workshop, the two footwear designers, Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen, gained valuable knowhow.
September 13, 2022
DEDI Green GATE 2022

Wearing green

How can we reduce the massive carbon footprints of the fashion industry? During the first workshop of DEDI Green Gate 2022 held in August, the 22 participants were looking for answers to this question and sharing experiences and knowledge.
July 19, 2022
The Women take the Lead Network 2022 consists of 23 members from Denmark and Egypt. The aim of the network is to bring young women in leadership positions together to share professional experiences, inspire each other and get cultural insights. (Photo: Jakob Pagel Andersen)

Women in the Lead

After receiving more than 150 applications for the Women Taking the Lead Network 2022, we had to make many hard and difficult choices – so many super women! We are presenting lucky ones below. In August, they will all meet up in Copenhagen.
June 29, 2022
Green Gate 2022

Greening the Fashion Industry

Green entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of fashion are on top of the agenda of DEDI Green Gate 2022. We had the privilege of receiving almost 100 applications and after many a difficult choice, we shared the good news of them being selected with 23 amazing young people.
June 6, 2022
Green Gate 2021

Reshaping the fashion industry

The way we understand fashion is changing. Fashion is no longer just about looking good, it is about being environmentally and ethically aware of how the clothes are being manufactured, where they are coming from, and what impact a piece of clothing has on our environment.
May 31, 2022
Egyptian parlamentarians in Copenhagen

Insights from the Danish Ombudsman

A delegation from the Egyptian Parliament gained a lot of inspiration during an exchange-trip to Copenhagen. A full day’s program at the Danish Ombudsman was the focal point.
May 26, 2022
Students from Assuit and Gladsaxe reunited in Copenhagen. Photo: Agnete Flyger // DEDI.

Local stories of climate change

After the students from Egypt and Denmark had met in Assuit, students from Assuit University traveled to Denmark to learn more about Danish agriculture for the second half of the program “Sustainability in Agriculture.”
April 27, 2022
The students posing for a selfie on the Western Limestone Plateau before continuing to El-Kharga Oasis. Photo: Elisabeth Vang Jørgensen // DEDI

Water in the desert

Danish and Egyptian students of geoscience went on a joint field trip in Assuit from 4-8 April to study the history of climate change in the New Valley desert and Kharga Oasis.
March 16, 2022
Women Take the Lead Publication Cover

Book release: Women leaders

BOOK RELEASE: "Women Take the Lead 2021: Addressing the challenges of young female leaders: 20 Perspectives"