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The National Governance Authority signs a memorandum of understanding with the African Mechanism on Governance and Development


The National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development - the training arm of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development - signed on its behalf by Dr. Sherifa Sherif, Executive Director of the Institute, and the African Peer Review Mechanism represented by Professor Eddie Maluka, Executive Director of the Mechanism; A joint memorandum of understanding in areas related to governance and sustainable development.

 

Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, said that the African Peer Review Mechanism is an important African tool for achieving sustainable development goals, stressing Egypt's pride in its African affiliation, which always pushes it to intensify work and coordination with other African countries to exchange visions and experiences. and successful experiences to achieve sustainable development, as Egypt actively participates in the efforts to implement Africa’s Agenda 2063, noting that the Egyptian state is keen, through the reforms it is working to implement in various sectors, to focus on the advancement of the human element, raising its capabilities and developing it using the latest scientific methods.

 

For her part, Dr. Sharifa Sharif indicated that the memorandum of understanding organizes joint cooperation between the two parties in several areas, including conducting scientific research on topics of common interest, and sharing resources, including human resources, to support scientific journals, periodicals and other publications issued by either party, in addition to training. and capacity building activities.

 

Sherif explained that the cooperation between the two parties will be done through developing human capabilities by holding training in areas of common interest, organizing conferences, workshops and seminars for stakeholders, as well as organizing awareness campaigns and initiatives on sustainable development goals, good governance and best practices, as well as facilitating field or work visits. Study tours periodically between senior officials and specialists, and exchange information on related activities.

 

Sarah Tawfiq Hammouda, Program Officer for Development Agenda 2063 in the Executive Secretariat of the Mechanism, received the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of Dr. Eddie Maluka, Executive Director of the African Peer Review Mechanism.

 

Sarah Tawfik had participated as a speaker during the professional level training activities for the first group of the "Be an Ambassador" initiative as a representative of the African Peer Review Mechanism; She presented the development agenda 2063 "The Africa We Want" and the goals and indicators of the agenda, as well as the role of the African Union and the African Peer Review Mechanism in the implementation, follow-up and evaluation of Agenda 2063 and its relationship to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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