Roundtable Discussions

Towards Developing the State’s Administrative Authority

Date : 6/6/2006

Speakers : Laila El-Baradei, Cairo University; Ahmed Darwish, Minister of State for Administrative Development; Hatem El-Karnashawy, the American University in Cairo

This roundtable discussed the various aspects of parallel administrative structures and their effectiveness in developing the state’s administrative authority. It particularly attempted to identify the causes of expansion of parallel structures; how effective, efficient and sustainable these structures are; and alternatives for developing the administrative authority.