Sadat Association holds activities on local government and administration

Sadat Association for Social Development held a number of exercises in the governorate of Menofia on the topic of local governance and administration. This comes within the framework of the activities of the project of “Promoting youth civic & political engagement in Egypt”, which is implemented by the Sadat Association for Social Development, Supported with German Federal Foreign Office’s funds by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), Funding programme zivik.


The actors discussed the goals that called for the establishment of local administrations and governments and the regulatory and environmental factors affecting them. A representation of a review of multiple and different models for local administrative bodies, the partnership of local government and civil society, strategies for developing local government institutions, the future view on the systems of administration & local government as well as the possible ways to support and make them succeed.


EL-Sadat Association also held a package of activities/trainings/workshops in several governorates at the level of the Republic, including Behaira, Qena, Luxor and the most notably the governorates of Menoufia and Gharbia. Where the activities agenda includes several other axes that include the concepts of citizenship, the role of youth and civil society in the electoral process and civil participation within the framework of Egyptian law. The activities includes the concepts of the constitution, local government, government systems and other topics in the same context regarding civil society and its urgent needs.

In light of these international challenges, considerations of the outbreak of the Corona epidemic and the endeavors of the governments of the countries of the world and citizens of different nationalities to restore normal life routine. El-Sadat Association has been successfully organized the activities as per the Egyptian ministry of health regulations as well as WHO guidelines. The masks, alcohol, and face protector were distributed to the participants and the working team as the venue was safely and effectively satirized.