National Youth


The National Youth Conference

The National Youth Conference is held under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. The Conference constitute a platform established primarily to provide the promising Egyptian youth with the opportunity to hold a direct dialogue with the Egyptian state and its different institutions with the aim of a shaping better future through a national vision, scientific planning, and constructive dialogue.

All Egyptian youth are represented in the conference either from universities, media, political parties in addition to athletes and intellectuals and those who registered through the website.

Sixth National Regular Youth Conference (Giza – Cairo University) July 2018

patronage of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. The president, during the inauguration, stressed the importance of dialogue and communication as the main pillars to build a strong society.

Main Recommendations of the Conference

The conference was concluded by President Al-Sisi honoring young innovators and outstanding young university students. He announced the recommendations of the conference:

  • Declaring 2019 as the year of education.
  • Qualifying youth in the National Training Academy.
  • Activating artistic, cultural and sports activities in universities.
  • Launching the National Project for Developing Education.
  • Allocating 20 per cent of scholarships for teaching cadres for 10 years.
  • Establishing a center for teaching and training teachers in accordance with international standards.
  • Mandating the Cabinet and the Supreme Council of Universities to revive sports, cultural and artistic activities in Egyptian universities.
Fifth National Regular Youth Conference (Cairo – Al-Masa Hotel) May 2018

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi opened the Fifth Regular National Youth Conference in May 2018, at Al-Masa Hotel in Cairo. “Ask the President" session was one of the most important segments of the conference in which the president addressed several important topics that occupied public opinion at the time by answering the people’s questions.

Main Recommendations of the Conference
  • Launching the Political Cadre School under the umbrella of the National Training Academy.
  • Launching Public Policy National Conference to discuss political issues in the Egyptian arena, and to additionally put a communications strategy between parties and executive bodies to take part in solving society’s problems.
  • Amending laws of political parties and regaining national identity of the Egyptians in cooperation with concerned bodies and civil society.
  • Preparing a working paper to deal with the file on freedoms and public opinion cases, and establishing the National Youth Council to be in charge of drafting resolutions pertaining to them.
  • Emphasising the state’s full support of the World Youth Forum, and mandating the government to utilize youth’s elite to set a follow-up mechanism to execute Egypt’s 2030 Strategy.
Fourth National Regular Youth Conference (Alexandria Library) July 2017

The Fourth National Youth Conference was held on 25 July 2017 in Alexandria, under the patronage of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. Sixty per cent of the attendees of the two-day conference were young people who had never participated in any of the previous youth conferences.

Main Recommendations of the Conference
  • The full support of the state for the World Youth Forum, which was called upon by the Egyptian youth. Inviting presidents and youth from all over the world to attend the discussion to formulate a message of peace and love from the land of Egypt.
  • To instruct the government to establish a mechanism to monitor the implementation of the 2030 Strategy, and to evaluate it periodically, through the use of similar models, which empower youth.
  • Intensifying the efforts of the government and the state to develop Alexandria governorate, by increasing urban lands by 18,000 acres and developing the traffic axes in the governorate.
  • Completion of the development of slum areas of “Bashaer Al-Kheir" with a total of 7,500 units.
  • Commence the development of the archeological city of Rosetta.
  • Completion of the projects of the industrial zones in Behira governorate with an area of 10,000 acres and putting them up for investment
  • Establishment of an agricultural stock market on an area of 57 acres in Al-Tahrir directorate in Wadi Al-Natroun.
  • Start immediately the completion of the operational studies on the development project of western Egypt.
  • Introduce immediately available lands in the investment zone, over an area of 10,000 acres, in Metobas, Kafr Al-Sheikh, which would provide many job opportunities for the youth.
  • The formation of a committee from the ministries of defence, housing and local development to study the building height limitations in the governorate and finding possible desert alternatives.
  • The government is to consider and study immediately all the demands and complaints submitted by the people of the governorates of the West Delta.
  • The government should urgently start preparing an integrated plan to establish a comprehensive cultural entity in the New Administrative Capital and the city of New Alamein.
  • The Cabinet shall complete the approval of the new administrative division of the governorates in Egypt. This includes the addition of a Sahara Desert to Upper Egypt governorates, extending its borders to the Red Sea and adjusting the borders of the other governorates. This will be a major step in accelerating development efforts and achieving social justice.
Third National Regular Youth Conference (Ismailia) April 2017

The Third National Youth Conference was held under the patronage of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, in Ismailia governorate in Sinai, the Land of the Turquoise, coinciding with celebrations of the Liberation of Sinai on 25 April.

Main Recommendations of the Conference
  • Declaring 2018 as the year of the disabled.
  • Forming internal audit groups from young cadres within state institutions and bodies.
  • Launching an initiative to beautify the squares and streets and to facilitate youth projects that currently face difficulties to issue the required licenses.
  • Forming a group for motivation and follow-ups from the Administrative Control Authority youth who presented the simulation of the Egyptian economy, in addition to another youth group from the Presidential Leadership Program to follow up on the plans and recommendations and to present the outcomes at ongoing youth conferences.
  • Studying the development of the Investment Council and referring it to the Supreme Council for Investment and Export.
  • Activating the Supreme Council of Payments for the integration of the informal economy.
  • Automating the sovereign system, such as customs and taxes to reduce financial leakage.
  • Initiating the procedures for the establishment of the Supreme Council of Database, under the chairmanship of the president of the republic.
Second National Regular Youth Conference (Aswan) January 2017

Under the patronage of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, the Second National Youth Conference was held in Aswan, Upper Egypt, in January 2017. It was attended by more than 23 ministers, a host of deputies, Upper Egypt’s governors, university presidents and an amalgamation of public and media figures.

Main Recommendations of the Conference
  • The establishment of the Supreme Commission for the Development of Upper Egypt, which aims at improving public services and providing job opportunities, in addition to preserving Nubian artifacts with an investment of up to LE5 billion in the next five years.
  • Complete all development projects in Nasr Nubia and Wadi Karkar, and the allocation of LE320 million to complete these projects before the end of June 2018.
  • Launch a national project to establish integrated industrial zones for small and micro industries. The first phase is to establish 200 small factories in each governorate in Upper Egypt in the next six months.
  • Continue to expand the scope of social protection measures by developing the solidarity and dignity programs (Takafol wi Karama), that include programs for children of the families covered in the programs, through launching labour-intensive projects.
  • Increase efforts directed at improving the quality of life in Upper Egypt, by continuing to intensify efforts in the areas of health, education, transportation and housing.
  • Accelerate the implementation of the Golden Triangle project – Qena, Safaga and Qusseir – in five consecutive stages, to establish areas for the mining industry and global tourism, so that the triangle becomes an international attraction area for investment.
  • Transform Aswan into the capital of African economy and culture and to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Abu Simbel Temple to promote tourism in Egypt and organize a major celebration for this anniversary.
  • Exclude the area of Khor Qandi estimated at 12,000 feddans, offered by the Reef El-Masry company, to set an integrated vision of the area within a maximum of three months.
  • Review the position of those who have not been compensated in the period before and after the establishment of the High Dam by a national committee formed by the relevant parties. The committee will complete its work within six months at the most.
First National Regular Youth Conference (Cairo – Al-Masa Hotel) December 2016

Upon President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s invitation, made at the Egyptian Youth Day celebration on 9 January 2016, the first National Youth Conference was held in Cairo for three days under the slogan “Create…Progress"

Main Recommendations of the Conference
  • Conducting a study on the demonstration law that was approved last April.
  • President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi mandated the government to submit a request to the House of Representatives to re-discuss the civil associations law in line with the nature of their work.
  • The continuation of the work of formed committees to study the cases of youth in custody.
  • Supporting volunteer initiatives and community dialogue to examine education and religious dialogue issues.
First National Youth Conference (Sharm El-Sheikh) November 2016

The first National Youth Conference was held in Sharm El-Sheikh, the City of Peace. It was inaugurated by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, and declared to be held regularly throughout the year. The aim is to have a regular forum for various state sectors and youth to discuss the current challenges and future of national sustainable development plans.

Main Recommendations of the Conference
  • The Presidency of the Republic is to prepare, in coordination with the Cabinet of Ministers and young leading Egyptian figures, a political outlook to inaugurate a national centre for training and qualifying youth cadres on the political, social, security and economic levels through stable systems and methodologies supporting the Egyptian identity and preparing Egyptian youths for leadership positions in all fields.
  • Forming a national committee of youth under the direct supervision of the Presidency to conduct comprehensive studies on apprehended youths who have not been issued judicial sentences, in coordination with all concerned bodies in the state, provided that the committee’s report be issued within 15 days to take the necessary steps towards each case, within the constitutionally and legally delegated authority of the President of the Republic.
  • The Presidency is to hold, in coordination with all the state bodies, a monthly conference for youth attended by sufficient numbers of youth representatives, from all walks of life and backgrounds, to review the status of all recommendations and resolutions issued by the First National Youth Conference and subsequent developments leading up to the Second National Youth Conference, scheduled for November 2017.
  • The government is to study, in coordination with concerned state authorities, proposals and draft amendments to the demonstration law, submitted by the youth during the conference, and to include them in the draft laws package planned to be submitted to the House of Representatives during the current session.
  • The government is to prepare to hold a comprehensive community dialogue for the development and reform of education within a maximum of one month, to be attended by specialists and experts to develop a national working document for the off-the-beaten-track reform of education in line with the challenges and economic circumstances of the country. This document, including recommendations, resolutions and solutions, is to be presented during the monthly youth conference, scheduled for December.
  • Inviting youth from political parties and influencers to prepare policies and programs that contribute to the dissemination of the culture of volunteering, through all political means and tools. The first of its issues and themes is to adopt the initiative of eradicating illiteracy in Egyptian governorates.
  • Mandating the government, in coordination with the House of Representatives, to expedite issuing the legislation regulating media information, and the formation of entities and councils organizing press and media work.
  • The government, in cooperation with Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, the Egyptian Church and all the relevant state authorities, is to organize an extensive community dialogue involving specialists, experts and intellectuals, in addition to an extensive representation of youth groups, to develop a national working document with a comprehensive strategy to consolidate values, principles and ethics, and to lay sound foundations for correcting the religious discourse in the framework of preserving the Egyptian identity with all its cultural and historical dimensions.