National Association for the Defense of Rights and Freedoms The second training course begins in Sohag Governorate On the participation of women in managing public affairs “Local elections model”
The National Association for Defending Rights and Freedoms started from its second session in Sohag governorate on the participation of women in managing public affairs, “Local elections is a model”. 18 potential female candidates for the upcoming local councils will participate in training with full consideration of the precautionary measures related to COVID-19.
The training comes in light of the National Society’s endeavor to defend rights and freedoms to empower women with their tools and skills to be effective in managing public affairs. The association held its first training in Luxor Governorate last month. Training will continue in the rest of the governorates according to the requests that reach the unit. Supporting women in the National Association for Defending Rights and Freedoms.
Professor / Abdel Nasser Kandil, a researcher in parliamentary affairs and a parliamentary advisor to Al-Ahali newspaper, will lecture on the legislative development of local administration in the 2014 constitution, and also dealt with the national political environment (the House of Representatives – the Senate – the political forces) as well as the skills of managing electoral campaigns.
On the second day, the lectures dealt with the administration of electoral campaigns, the mechanisms of the electoral campaign, the determination of the electoral programs, the development of the message and the vision of the female candidates. The training ends with a simulation of the local election process from the legislation and election management until the vote counting ends.
The training course for women in managing public affairs “Local elections is a model” through the programs to support women in the National Assembly for Defending Rights and Freedoms, as part of the continuous development of the programs of the National Assembly.
The National Association for the Defense of Rights and Freedoms will hold a number of training courses and seminars in the various governorates of Egypt in order to prepare and qualify women for effective participation in managing public affairs, especially since the Egyptian constitution has given women specific seats in a quota system of up to 25% of the total number of seats in the local elections. We hope that women will prepare to experience and influence positively in order to participate more positively in managing public affairs.