Egypt

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Pavilion

Organizer/Commissioner:
Ministry of Culture
Artists:
Khaled Zaki; Mohamed Banawy
Curator:
Khaled Zaki

Curator

Name:
Khaled Zaki
Gender:
Male
Born:
Egypt, 1964
Lives and works in:
Egypt and Italy
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Mohamed Banawy
Gender:
Male
Born:
Egypt, 1977
Lives and works in:
Egypt
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Khaled Zaki
Gender:
Male
Born:
Egypt, 1964
Lives and works in:
Egypt and Italy
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Politics & Economics

State System:
Unitary semi-presidential republic
Ruling Political Party:
Islamic democratic Freedom and Justice Party
Population (World Bank, 2011):
82,536,770
GDP per capita (World Bank, 2011):
$2,781
Unemployment (World Bank, 2011):
9.0% of the labor force
World Bank credit:
$3,910,000,000
Net OECD ODA Aid Received (2011):
$411,530,000
Military Expenditure (SIPRI, 2011):
$4,376,000,000

Alliances


Arab League
World Bank debt
Non-Aligned Movement
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
WTO

Conflicts

Country independent since:
1952 (from Britain)
Last Major Border Revision:
1982 (withdrawal of last Israeli troops and settlers from Sinai)
Colonial History:
Former British protectorate
International Court of Justice cases:
2
Global Militarization Index (BICC, 2011):
28
Nuclear Force?
No
Ongoing Conflicts and Disputes:
Ongoing internal turmoil following the Arab Spring Uprisings of 2010.