Working Papers

Egypt's Administrative Body: Concept, Challenges, and a Vision for Reform

Publication Number: ECES-WP205-A

December, 2018

Author : Tarek M. Farouk El-Hosary

Type : Working Papers

The State’s administrative body is currently comprised of several ministries, authorities and local administration units. Legislations regulating the Egyptian state have swelled, making Egypt's administrative body one of the largest in the world. In this context, this study is divided into four parts; part I discusses the executive authority in the Egyptian constitution, part II addresses the concept of the State’s administrative body, part III highlights the main challenges facing it, and part IV presents a proposed vision for reform.