The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights holds a round table on the conditions of the professional syndicates after ruling with the unconstitutionality of law number 100 next Sunday.
January 13th, 2011 by Editor
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) is holding a round table on the “conditions of the professional syndicate after the ruling with the unconstitutionality of law number 100” next Sunday, 16/1/2011 at 5 p.m. in EOHR’s headquarters. This will witness the participation of a group of syndicate workers, intellectual leaders, university professors, a number of members of the People’s Assembly and the Shura Council in addition to leaders from political parties, political forces and civil society activists.
In his turn, Mr. Hafez Aby Saeda emphasized that the table will try searching the conditions of the professional syndicates after the issuance of the ruling of the Supreme Constitutional Court to repeal law number 100 for the year 1993 called the “law of democratic guarantees for professional syndicates” amended with law number 5 for the year 1995 regarding setting the date of holding elections especially in the syndicates of pharmacists, doctors, teachers and tradesmen which haven’t witnessed elections for 15 years. Amendments also included discussing the legal conditions of the current councils of some syndicates as they are in accordance with law number 100, and expressing the opinions which view that some syndicates don’t apply the ruling directly with stating the arguments for these opinions and whether they’re valid or not.
Aspects of the symposium:
The first axis: the legal conditions of the professional syndicates before the ruling of the Supreme Constitutional Court
Speaker: Dr. Sherif Qassim- General Secretary of the Union of Professional Syndicates
Dr. Essam Al-Erian – previous member of the parliament
Engineer – Ahmed Baha` Al-Din Sha’ban
The second axis: a reading into the ruling of the Supreme Constitutional Court and the methods of its activation
Speaker: Mr. Essam Al-Islambuly – Appeal lawyer
The third axis: the legal condition of professional syndicates after the ruling of the Supreme Constitutional Court
Speaker: Mr. Husain Al-Gammal – General Secretary of the Lawyers Syndicate
Dr. Sherif Waly – General secretary of the pharmacists syndicate
Mr. Abd Al-Azeez Al-Husainy – member of the group of “engineers against guardianship”
Mr. Elhamy Al-Mirghany – writer and specialist in the issue of syndicates
The fourth axis: the future of syndicate work in Egypt
Speaker: Mr. Makram Muhammad Ahmed – head of the journalists syndicate
Dr. Amr Al-Shubky – expert in the Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies
Dr. Muhammad Hassan Al-Hifnawi – the secretary of professionals in the National Democratic Party (NDP)
Dr. Ahmed Abu Baraka – the previous member of the People’s Assembly
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