Minister of Solidarity: Political leadership appreciates the efforts of civil society

Minister of Social Solidarity Dr. Nevin Al-Kabbaj witnessed the signing of a cooperation protocol between the ministry, the National Foundation for Family and Community Development and the Arab Organization for Human Rights, in the framework of the implementation of the national strategy for human rights and the national project for the development of Egyptian village “A dignified life”“.

Ayman Abdel Mawgod, Assistant Minister of Social Solidarity for the Affairs of Civil Society Institutions and Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of the Good Life Initiative, representing the Ministry of Social Solidarity, Major General Abdel Hakim Hammouda, Executive Director of the National Family Foundation for Zh and the Community, representing the Foundation, and Mr. Alaa Shalaby, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Organization for Human Rights.

Minister of Social Solidarity

The protocol aims to make joint efforts to contribute to raising the social and economic level of families in rural Egypt through the implementation of a number of development projects, including four core programs, which are practical programs to strengthen efforts to combat Illegal immigration and trafficking in human beings and the human rights education program in line with the national human rights strategy Develop and implement a program to build knowledge and awareness in the areas of increasing citizenship and providing opportunities for equality and rejection of hatred, bigotry and extremism, and a program to raise awareness of goals 10 and 16 of the goals of the Global Plan for Sustainable Development 2030 and to present the progress that has been made in the context of activating Egypt’s 2030 vision for development. stable.

Dr. Nevin Al-Kabbaj, Minister of Social Solidarity, paid a special tribute to the souls of the martyrs of the Armed Forces, who shed their blood for the homeland, emphasizing that we will be of great help and support to their families..

Dr.  Nevin Al-Kabbaj
Dr. Nevin Al-Kabbaj

Al-Kabbaj added that the political leadership appreciates the efforts of civil society, noting that the ministry is working to deepen its relations with organizations working in the field of human rights, especially in light of the great boom that the state is experiencing. Field. of human rights and the launch of a national human rights strategy..

The Minister of Social Solidarity indicated that the ministry aims at advancing families with primary care and is working to empower citizens to leave the circle of support for production and empowerment, as it implements a citizenship program and guarantees the rights of every citizen without discrimination. regardless of color, gender or gender, in addition to adopting an awareness-raising program To promote a culture of human rights in local communities, noting that the state continues to promote a culture of human rights, most importantly which is the right to life..

Al-Kabbaj explained that the state is witnessing a real change in the governance of procedures to facilitate citizen services and the expansion of circles of civilized dialogue and constructive criticism, and the ministry is working to safeguard the rights of primary care families. grave. and children in positive education and the rights of the elderly, noting that the ministry is concerned about raising awareness and providing services worthy of rights, and that the Ministry is proud of its relationship with the National Council for Human Rights.

For his part, Alaa Shalaby, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Organization for Human Rights, said that the cooperation between the organization and the Ministry of Social Solidarity comes in the context of the significant movement and progress that Egypt is witnessing in achieving. sustainable development in implementation of the Vision of Egypt 2030, which approves the Global Plan for Sustainable Development 2030, the foundations of which were completed with the approval of the strategic Egyptian state. , and the National Strategy for the Empowerment of Women.

Shalaby added that the “Dignified Life” initiative launched by the President of the Republic is the practical embodiment of achieving serious development based on the human rights approach and based on respect for human dignity, which is an essential and desirable value. the aim of human rights The context of the “Dignified Life” initiative, which undoubtedly contributes to bridging the gaps between rural and urban in fulfilling the meaning of the right to a dignified life and constitutes the most important national program for addressing heritage. of grievances left by the legacy of marginalization and exclusion for several decades..

Major General Abdel Hakim Hammouda, Executive Director of the National Foundation for Family and Community Development, said that the presidential initiative “Decent Life” is a national project par excellence, noting that this project has a special system and that it grows and bigger. its income, the more it should strengthen control and for this it is working.National Foundation for Family and Community Development in its participation in the initiative.

The Arab Organization for Human Rights includes 23 member institutions working nationally in 16 Arab countries and two European countries to serve Arab communities abroad. Through this protocol, the organization commits to implement and design a series of programs to build knowledge and awareness of the efforts and directions made by the state within the initiative “Dignified Life” in aspects related to the promotion of citizenship, the fight against fanaticism and extremism, the fight against illegal immigration, building a civil culture based on the standards of human rights, social integration efforts. , and strengthening the institutional structure to develop accessibility, availability and quality.

The programs include youth, students and women, and they are implemented by relevant NGOs, cultural palaces and local administrations in various sectors in the governments of Sharkia, Gharbia, Dakahlia, Damietta, Kafr El-Sheikh, Beheira, Alexandria and Menoufia..

The organization is also committed to submitting a quarterly report on progress in project implementation and providing a qualified team for project implementation within the deadline, while the Ministry of Social Solidarity is working to provide financial resources to support the project with a total value of 2 million EGP and review of the content of the programs to be implemented Preparation of periodic technical and financial reports.

The National Foundation for Family and Community Development is committed to financial management, facilitating disbursement of funds in accordance with the work plan, periodic review of technical and financial reports of NGOs and partner institutions and undertaking financial control in partnership with the Ministry , provided that the validity period of this protocol is three years, subject to renewal..

The Ministry of Social Solidarity is working to develop a policy targeting families and groups most in need of intervention based on field research and family visits and setting criteria for service delivery in cooperation with NGOs and partner institutions. Governors, associations, NGOs, volunteer teams, media channels, evaluating the initiative and measuring its impact on the lives of citizens in the targeted areas.

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