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“Planning”: The “Development Network” is a unique platform that connects all African countries

The National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, the training arm of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, reviewed, in a report issued by it, the objectives and efforts of the training network for the Institutes of Administration in Africa (Tanmia) affiliated with the institute.


 Dr. Sharifa Sherif, Executive Director of the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, said that an initiative to establish an African network of management and training institutes was launched during the first African Forum on Governance and Development in April 2019, and this initiative comes in conjunction with Egypt's presidency of the African Union and work to consolidate Egyptian-African relations. To serve as a unique platform that connects all African countries through training and management institutes, coordination, exchange of experiences and interaction among them and the formation of effective partnerships, whether these institutes are governmental, non-governmental or private.


Sharifa Sherif added that the network aims to exchange experiences in the field of training workers in the state’s administrative apparatus on the African continent and to activate and spread the principles of governance at the Egyptian and African levels. This network will also have its role in achieving sustainable development strategies, Egypt Vision 2030, and the African Agenda 2063: Africa which We want it.


With regard to the network’s areas of interest, Dr. Hanan Rizk, the head of the Tanmia network, explained that it consists in training government agencies, governance, and sustainable development, pointing out that the training, career development, consulting and publishing activities of the development network are in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, the African Agenda 2063, the Constitution Arab Republic of Egypt 2014, Egypt Vision 2030 for Sustainable Development and its fourth pillar, effective and productive public institutions, Civil Service Law No. 81 of 2016 and its implementing regulations, Egyptian Occupational Code of Conduct 2019-2023, National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2018-2022, National Strategy for Empowering Egyptian Women 2017.


The report of the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development stated that, since its inception, the network has succeeded in cooperating with many African countries and provided many professional training programs in Cairo, and the training system turned into a default system due to the spread of the Corona epidemic, and the Tanmia network carried out many other activities to support marketing. For the network and strengthening its influence at the continental level, such as coordination to sign a cooperation protocol with the Egyptian Agency for Partnership for Development (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to organize a series of joint webinars targeting a number of participants from various African countries and to organize a number of training courses proposed by the two sides on issues related to governance and sustainable development, And achieving the goals of Egypt Vision 2030, as well as the goals of the African Development Agenda 2063, in addition to working on a proposal for tripartite cooperation with one of the national or international bodies to transfer Egyptian expertise through organizing programs for preparing the professional trainer TOT, financing conferences, or introducing the best Egyptian practices in many areas of interest. The subscriber, and the network’s website was developed and provided with updated news continuously.


The report pointed out that the network has sent joint cooperation proposals to African organizations such as Tanmia, the College of Civil Service in Mauritius and the Kenya College of Governmental Administration. New contact points for the network have also been established in two African countries, and the network has also signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Center for Global Governance and Development. In December 2020.