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ECONOMIC REPORTERS WORKSHOP

The purpose of this annual workshop is to provide a forum for economic reporters to discuss topical issues, share best practices in effective economic reporting as well as to help them do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas.

Debates outside Parliament

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Nov 2016

This workshop addressed the following topics:

1-  A vision for Egypt after the recent economic decisions

2- The investment law

3- Local administration law

4- Civil association law

5- Media law

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Effective Economic Reporting

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

May 2016

This workshop addressed the following topics:

1- Regional developments and their implications for economic development in Egypt;

2- Major economic and social issues in Egypt;

3- Public policies and the popular mood: With a focus on the Suez Canal Economic Zone;

4- Professional development for economic reporters;

5- How to read the state's budget;

6- Main forcasting and economic analysis tools for economic reporters;

7- Population census and economic indicators: Concepts and tools;

8- Egyptian parliament and economic and social issues;

9- Anticipated laws to regulate the media.

 

Speakers:

1. Amr Moussa, Former Secretary General of the Arab League

2. Abla Abd El-Latif, the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies

3. Majid Osman, the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera)

4. Ahmad Fikri Abdul Wahab, the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone

5. Mohsen Adel , the Egyptian Association for Finance and Investment

6. Diaa Noureddine, American University in Cairo

7. General Abu Bakr El-Gendy, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statstics

8. Hala Yousef, the Presidential Community Development Advisory Council

9. Khaled Youssef, member of parliament

10. Mohamed Zakaria Mohieddin, member of parliament

11. Diaa Rashwan, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies

12. Amr Khafagi, Al Shorouk newspaper

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Effective Economic Reporting: Privatization in Egypt

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Oct 2010

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop discussed “Role of the Private Sector in Egypt's Economic Development: Current Challenges and Future Prospects.”

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Effective Economic Reporting: Implications of the 2008 International Financial Crisis

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Oct 2009

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to global economy developments; macroeconomic impacts; policies to face the crisis; and sectoral impacts.

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Effective Economic Reporting: The 2008 International Financial Crisis

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Nov 2008

The purpose of this workshop was to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the current challenges facing the Egyptian economy and its future prospects. Specifically, it discussed the current international financial crisis and its implications for the Egyptian economy; the energy sector; inflationary pressures; agriculture and food security; productivity and wages; and finally the future of journalism in light of developments in information technology. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: Inclusive Growth

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Oct 2007

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to inclusive growth; productivity, labor and poverty reduction; basic concepts of inflation; credibility of the media; industrial policy; and trade liberalization with a focus on the maritime transport sector. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: Minimum Wage Policy in Egypt

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Sep 2006

The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies in collaboration with the Economic Reporters Association hosted the 7th Annual Workshop on Effective Economic Reporting on September 14-16, 2006 at the Stella Di Mare resort in Ain Sokhna, Egypt. The workshop was attended by a diverse group of participants including economic reporters, policymakers, economists and academicians.

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Effective Economic Reporting: The Relationship between Economic Development and Political Reform

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Sep 2005

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to various perspectives regarding the economic reform agenda in Egypt; nature of relationship between economic development and political reform; credit shortage to the private sector and proposed solutions; the media’s role in the next phase of economic reform; the Human Development Report; and finally, performance indicators of the Egyptian economy. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: How to Read the State Budget

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Oct 2004

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the interest rate policy; implications of recent trade liberalization measures; and . As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: Free Trade Agreements and Economic Reform

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

May 2003

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the Egypt-US free trade agreement; international organizations and Egypt’s Economic Reform; the 2003/2004 government budget in perspective; and the media’s role in economic reform. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: Debt Workout Schemes

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Sep 2002

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the role of economic reporting from the reader’s perspective; banks and debt workout schemes in light of international experience; the art of economic reporting; evaluation and prospects of the Egyptian economy; economic reporting in national and opposition newspapers. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: Egypt's Exports Puzzle

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Jul 2001

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to economic reporting from the reader’s perspective; Egyptian exports puzzle; the art of economic reporting; and trade liberalization. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: The Future of Egypt's Industry

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Jun 2000

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the status of industry in Egypt, the Egyptian industry in light of the EU-Egypt Partnership agreement; and future of the Egyptian industry in light of international challenges. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: The Economic Reform Program

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Dec 1997

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the art of negotiations: Egypt and the EU; ten practical tips for economic reporting in developing countries; media perception about the IMF and World Bank; new developments at the Central Bank and the economic reform program; techniques of economic reporting; reporting on the ups and downs of the stock market; and the art of economic and financial reporting. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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Effective Economic Reporting: Legal Dimensions of Economic Reform

Speaker(s): Multiple Speakers

Sep 1995

The aim of the training of economic reporters workshop is to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the legal dimensions of economic reform; global economic trends and development; role of the Central Bank and financial institutions; key economic indicators; multilateral and bilateral institutions; and the business community and the economic media. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.

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