Egypt: Representation of Women in Govt Urged

Political parties and non-governmental organisations have called for an elections law amendment that would allow an equal representation of women in parliament and local councils.

International women day in Egypt

  • Egypt:  National Dialogue Addresses Parliamentary Elections Law

    Aswat Masriya, 31 December 2012

    The sixth session of national dialogue that is taking place on Monday will address Egypt's new parliamentary elections law, says the presidential spokesperson. read more »

  • Egypt:  Round Six of Presidency's National Dialogue Begins

    Aswat Masriya, 30 December 2012

    The presidency began on Sunday evening the sixth round of its national dialogue sessions at its headquarters in Cairo's Masr al-Gedida. read more »

  • Egypt:  Sixth Round of National Dialogue to Start Sunday

    Egypt State Information Service, 30 December 2012

    The sixth round of a national dialogue sponsored by President Mohamed Morsi will kick off Sunday 30/12/2012 at the presidential palace in Heliopolis. read more »

  • Egypt:  All Political Powers Urged to Take Part in National Dialogue

    Egypt State Information Service, 28 December 2012

    Presidential spokesman Yasser Ali on Thursday 27/12/2012 said that political powers participating in a national dialogue sponsored by President Mohamed Morsi agreed to form a panel ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Upper House to Conduct National Dialogue On Bills

    Aswat Masriya, 27 December 2012

    Egypt's Shura Council (upper house of parliament) will not issue bills before conducting a comprehensive national dialogue to avoid future conflicts, said a member of the council. read more »