IFES and Cairo University Host Event on Human Rights in Elections
On Sunday, August 29, 2010, IFES and the Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS) at Cairo University hosted a workshop at the university featuring representatives of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR). The aim of the session was to discuss the role of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in the election process in Egypt. The main speakers were Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Refaat and Dr. Nabel Ahmed Helmy, members of the NCHR; and Nahla El Madany, a TV reporter and presenter. More than 40 people attended the lively discussion. The event was filmed by two local television crews and footage of the workshop appeared on the local news.