In the framework of “Economic Freedom” program and ECPPS activities for awareness about budgeting transparency and participation, the third training held for “Raising the capacities of NGOs to interpret and analyze state budget and promote participation of citizens” for NGOs in Upper Egypt on Friday 16th of February 2018 at Cleopatra Hotel, EL-Minya Governorate. The training targeted representatives from different organizations to introduce for them the basics of budget and to contribute in the campaign “#Know_your_state_budget” in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance and ECPPS to promote transparency and participation in the state budget.
In the framework of “Economic Freedom” program and ECPPS work with entrepreneurs and reforming the work environment of SMEs, ECPPs presented Mashro3y application in a public event in cooperation with MP. Manal Maher Al Gameel and Al-Korra NGO entitled “University Youth Forum” as a guide for entrepreneurs in Sohag government on Monday 12th of February 2018 at Sohag governorate; the forum was under the auspices of Eng.Khaled Abdelaziz Minister of Youth & Sports, Dr. Ayman Abdelmen'iem Sohag Governor and Dr. Ahmed Aziz Sohag University President, The public event targeted youth students from Sohag University to introduce the challenger facing entrepreneurship in Sohag. The speakers guests were Mr. Ahmed Abd El-Wahab; Director of “Economic Freedom” program at ECPPS, MP. Manal Maher Al Gameel; member in the parliament, Prof. Ahmed Aziz; the president of Sohag Univerity, and Prof. Hossam El-Badrawy; the director of “Takatof for Development association”. ECPPS had launched “Mashro3y” mobile application in cooperation with the German embassy to be used as manual for entrepreneurs in Egypt.
In the framework of Economic Freedom and Property Rights programs Advocacy team at the Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS) met with MP. Hesham Emara the Economic Committee and supporting Egypt Coalition member and the head of Economic department at Damnhor University on Wednesday 24th January at EL-Ebdaa’ Center , Damnhor,Al-Behira.
In the framework of “Economic Freedom” program and ECPPS work with entrepreneurs and reforming the work environment of small and medium enterprises, ECPPs launched Mashro3y application in a public meeting in cooperation with MP. Hala Abo El-Saad entitled “Launch your dream in investment and the benefits from Mashro3y application” as a Guide for entrepreneurs in Al-Beheira government on Wednesday 24th of January 2018, at Ebdaa Center, Damanhour, Beheira governorate.
In Framework of the Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies work on Property Rights and its continuous contribution in proposing recommendations and possible reforms to decision makers.
ECPPS Advocacy Team held a one-on-one meeting with MP/Ahmed Aly representative of Free Egyptians Party and member of Housing, Public Utilities and Reconstruction Committee at the Egyptian House of Representatives with the presence of Researcher Adel ElHemaily at ECPPS office, Bab ElLouq on Tuesday 16th of January 2018.