El-Sadat Association for Social development and welfare held in cooperation with el Mansoura public library on Thursday 8 of May 2014 the fifth forum that revolved around the real role of civil society. Main themes covered in this forum: Counsellor Mr. Zaher, Define the civil society. El-Sadat chariman Mr.Anwar El-Sadat, covered civil society's role and challenges faced. Ms.Amani el Nadri, head of MoSS governorate discussed the NGOs law. Mr.Khalil el Awamy urged the indispensable relationship between civil society and the media.