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Administrative Control Agency [Arabic].
The Administrative Control Agency was established in 1958 as a monitoring department attached to Administrative Prosecution. It became an independent body by Law No. (54) of 1964. In 1980 its activity was suspended. Then in 1982 it was restructured and resumed its work as an independent body attached to the prime minister. Its functions include: follow up on implementation of laws; detect administrative, financial and technical violations committed by employees; detect crimes committed by non-employees against sound performance of public service; examines complaints by citizens concerning violation of laws by public employees or carelessness in performing their duties. The head of the Agency is Mr. Mohammad Ahmad Farid Al-Tohami.
Central Auditing Agency [Arabic].
This Agency was established by Law No. (144) of 1988 as an independent body that enjoys a public legal personality which is attached to the President. The main function of the Agency is monitoring State funds and funds of other public persons. The Agency practices financial monitoring over the administrative units of the State from an accounting side and a legal side. It also monitors local government units, public bodies, political parties and trade unions. The Agency assesses performance through supervision over the use of public funds based on economic efficiency and effectiveness. The Agency is entrusted with legal supervision of decisions related to financial violations. The Agency is headed by Mr. Jawdat Al-Malat.
Egyptian Transparency Network [English][Arabic].
The project for enhancing transparency and accountability falls in line with the interest of Egyptian society in combating corruption, supporting integrity and transparency initiatives in the public administration. Both high officials and the society at large have realized the seriousness of the situation, especially since the rate of attracting investments and of development are linked to the degree of transparency and accountability of the component branches of the state's political system.
Social Contract Center .
In cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Information and Decision Support Center has established the Social Contract Center in May 2007 in order to monitor the implementation of the recommendations of the Human Development Report for the year 2005 and to follow up on Egypt's march towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
Transparency and Integrity Comittee - Ministry of State for Administrative Developement [Arabic].
The Ministry of State for Administrative Development in Egypt had established by Ministerial Law No. (86) of 2007 a permanent internal committee chaired by the Minister and called Transparency and Integrity Committee. The Committee Is entrusted with submitting proposals to the Ministry with regard to formulating a national strategy for combating corruption, as well as on legislative and institutional reforms in this area. The Committee also sets national indicators and criteria for measuring corruption. It also monitors administrative corruption and proposes mechanisms for closing the gaps in public services. Moreover, the Committee submits proposals on the principles of upgrading the civil service and activating the system for receiving the complaints of citizens. The Committee is chaired by the Minister of State for Administrative Development, Mr. Ahmad Mahmoud Darwish.
Transparency and Integrity Committee - Ministry of State for Administrative Development [Arabic]. 2007
The Transparency and Integrity Committee was formed by decree , No. 86 of 2007 issued by the Minister of State for Administrative Development based on the recommendations of the Council of Ministers. The Committee submits proposals to the Ministry with regard to formulating a national strategy for combating corruption and legislative and institutional reforms. it sets national indicators and criteria for measuring corruption and monitors administrative corruption and proposes mechanisms for closing administrative loopholes.
Transparency, Accountability & Strengthening Anti-Corruption Mechanisms in Egypt [English][Arabic].
This research project aims to produce a deeper understanding of the scope and dynamics of transparency in Egypt, and of the shortcomings and weaknesses of existing anti-corruption mechanisms. This project also aims to acquaint Egyptian auditing agencies with measures adopted by other countries to curb corruption and to propose policy recommendations aimed at strengthening the role of Egyptian institutions in fighting corruption and enhancing transparency.
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