Workshop for youth politicians in Egypt based on the guide “How to Build a youth wing”
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”Actually the first session was horrible”, Ahmed Mahmoud from the Egyptian Democracy Academy (EDA) says with a big laugh describing the first session in the newly established pilot project “Political Academy” partly financed by DIPD.
”Everybody was yelling at each other. They all wanted to defend themselves and attack each other”. EDA had gathered a group of young people from different political parties with very different ideologies: Islamists, liberals and leftists. They were all there for the same reason: to develop and deepen their know how and knowledge of democracy. Read more
Danish and Egyptian youth politicians from the whole political spectrum will discuss the opportunities and challenges for the influence of youth in political parties and on the political debate in the two countries. Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DIPD, the Danish Youth Council (DUF) and Danish Egyptian Dialogue Instiute (DEDI) have the pleasure of inviting you to the launch of the Youth Guide: How to Build a Youth Wing.
“The revolution opted for social justice and for bridging the gap between people and power. We are expecting to see social changes. But there is no system to deliver.” Ziad Akl a leading activist points to one of the typical dilemmas for political parties in a transitional process: The expectations from people are high and the capability of the political parties to deliver is low. Read more
Egyptian intellectuals from the whole political spectrum will relate the Egyptian transition process to the DIPD publication “Political Parties in Democratic Transitions”. The semiar is arranged in cooperation with “The Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) and as a part of a programme with Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DEDI) have the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar.