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New Cairo Technological University Participates in Anti-Corruption and Governance Training Program at the National Academy for Combating Corruption

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June 2023 News

New Cairo Technological University Participates in Anti-Corruption and Governance Training Program at the National Academy for Combating Corruption

Under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El Sheikh, the President of the New Cairo Technological University, the university participated, with a delegation of faculty members, in the training program on anti-corruption and governance. The program was organized by the Administrative Control Authority at the headquarters of the National Academy for Combating Corruption in Cairo. The program was supervised and monitored by Prof. Dr. Tarek Abdel-Malak Mikhail, the Dean of the Faculty of Industry and Energy Technology at the university.

El Sheikh stated that the training comes within the framework of the national strategy to combat corruption and the political leadership’s directives to qualify various cadres in the fields of governance and anti-corruption, enhancing skills and knowledge related to this field.

The president of the university emphasized that, based on the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the university is keen on implementing governance mechanisms to regulate government performance and prevent corruption. The university is committed to cooperating with all specialized organizations and agencies to combat corruption in all its forms, eliminating favoritism, mediation, bribery, and misuse of public funds. The university aims to rationalize government spending and promote values of integrity and transparency across all its sectors. He pointed out that the university is committed to implementing the national strategy to combat corruption and submitting reports to the Administrative Control Authority within the specified deadlines.

Dr. Mahmoud El Sheikh explained that the university delegation participating in the program included several faculty members. The training program lasted for three days and covered various lectures on defining corruption, its causes and effects, and ways to combat it. It also addressed the legislative and institutional framework for combating corruption in Egypt, governance, and preventive and deterrent oversight in the face of administrative corruption. Additionally, the program included an overview of Egypt’s strategy for sustainable development, a look at major national projects, the digital transformation project, and information technology infrastructure. Furthermore, it discussed the United Nations Convention against Corruption, the impact of administrative stability and combating corruption, and the risks of fourth and fifth-generation warfare on national security.

It’s worth noting that the closing day witnessed an honoring ceremony for the university delegation participating in the training program, where certificates of attendance were distributed. A presentation highlighting the program’s key events was also delivered.