The National Director of Governance inaugurates the “Digital Transformation” program at Hertie College in Germany


Sherifa Sharif: The program is part of a package of distinguished training programs implemented by the Institute in cooperation with the most prestigious international universities

Dr. Sherifa Sharif, Executive Director of the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, the training arm of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, inaugurated the training program on “Governance and Digital Transformation”, held at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany, which is implemented by the Institute in cooperation with the college. The opening was attended by Khaled Galal, Ambassador of the Republic Egypt Arab in Berlin, Nabil Fouad, Director General of the Business Development Department at the Institute, and Amani El-Deeb, Director of the International Cooperation Department at the Institute, and from the Hertie School of Governance, Dr. Ralph Alter – Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Management, and Dr. Thored Hosted, Dean of the Graduate Studies Department attended. , Susan Gosling, Director of International Agreements, and Pablo Cadena, Coordinator, Executive Programs Division.

After the opening, Dr. Sharifa Sharif, that the implementation of this program comes within the framework of the cooperation agreement that was signed with the Hertie College of Governance during the first half of 2022 and a continuation of the approach followed by the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development in implementing the distinguished international training programs that come in cooperation with the most prestigious universities and international institutes and relying on the latest Training and education methodologies, noting the participation of 27 trainees from 14 entities of the state’s administrative apparatus in the training programme.

Dr. Sherifa Sharif honored Ambassador Khaled Galal and Dr. Thored Hosted and handed over the shield of the Institute.

For his part, Nabil Fouad, Director General of the Business Development Department at the Institute, explained that the implementation of the program lasts for 8 training days, and the program addresses topics of governance, good governance, digital transformation, anti-corruption and political communication, as well as insights for Egyptian professionals in the public sector in addition to opportunities for exchange and discussion on challenges. The main public institutions.

It is noteworthy that the agenda of the training program includes making some visits to some parties in Berlin, such as Parliament and the Ministry of Economy and Climate, in addition to hosting some influential figures in the field of anti-corruption and governance in Germany, as well as shedding light on the German experience in moving to the new capital, in addition to studying and discussing topics Several, including the challenges facing public policy and state institutions in relation to performance development, combating corruption and digital transformation, studying mechanisms for dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity in times of crisis, the role of innovation in administrative reform, in addition to the issue of digital transformation in the public sector: opportunities and challenges.

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