The Egyptian Alliance for the integrity of civil society holds its first meetings next Wednesday

November 5th, 2009 by Editor

      The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights and the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation will hold  the first meetings of the “Alliance of the integrity of the Egyptian civil society” next Wednesday 18/11/2009 at 2:00 PM at EOHR’s office. The meeting will include representatives of political parties , NGOs and trade unions such as Mr. Hussein Abdul-Razek, former Secretary-General of Al Tagamou party , Abdul Ghafar Shoukr, leader at Al Tagamou party , Mr. Farok Al Ashry, member of defense committee of democracy and Dr. Gihan Oada, chief of political science department at Helwan University.     

Mr. Hafez Abu Seada, Secretary-General of EOHR confirmed  that the meeting will discuss the Alliance’s tasks and mechanisms and its future plans and what role could be played by the alliance in the parliamentary elections and presidential elections, to ensure that elections run free and fair according to international standards.

Abu Seada added  that among the basic goals of the Alliance is to promote and develop the internal management of the civil society organizations, and develop their relations with State institutions, as well as enhancing its credibility with the public opinion ,also going a head towards amending the laws that regulating the work of civil society organizations to provide an alternative bills to conform with 

international standards of human rights, particularly on the right to peaceful assembly  and organization.

Secretary-General invited all government agencies and members of the parliament to cooperate with the Egyptian Alliance for the integrity of civil society in order to facilitate the its duties  for developing  free and active civil society .

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