EOHR’s Conference Titled “Egypt’s New Democratic Constitution” Begins on Tuesday

August 26th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights will host a two-day conference titled “Towards a New Democratic Constitution” on Tuesday and Wednesday the 28th-29th of August 2012 at the Lotus Conference Hall in the Pyramisa Hotel in Dokki.  Partakers within the conference will include various university professors of law and political science, Honorary Members of Parliament, political activists, and Honorary Members of the National Constitutional Assembly.

                In this regard, Mr. Hafez Abo Seada, EOHR President, explained that the main objective of the conference is to incorporate all of the varying views and interests of Egyptian society into the new Constitution while simultaneously working towards the creation of a Constitution that corresponds with the political and social hopes and aspirations of the various institutions and factions of Egyptian society.  The Conference hopes to bring to light civil society’s interest in guaranteeing the freedoms of Egypt’s citizens while creating an effective system of checks-and-balances between the three branches of government, thereby guaranteeing a secure and complete transition into a democratic society.

                Opening the Conference are Dr. Mohamed Mahsob, Minister of State for Parliamentary Councils Affairs, Honorary Judge Dr. Mohamed Ameen Al Mahdi, former Chairman of the Administrative Court and ICC Judge, Professor of Constitutional Law in Cairo University, Dr. Yahya El Gamal, and Mr. Hafez Abo Seada, President of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

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