CEOSS FID organized a seminar entitled ” Democratic Transformation and Economic Changes ” on 23 and 24 April 2014 . The seminar was attended by about 130 intellectuals , university professors, religious leaders, media professionals and FID members from several provinces in Cairo, Alexandria and Upper Egypt. Among the most prominent speakers in the seminar were Dr. Gouda Abdel Khalek, former Minister of Social Solidarity, Dr. Fakhry Feky , an economist and former adviser to the International Monetary Fund.
The seminar addressed the current economic situation of Egypt, economic scenarios in light of the democratic transition, poverty and its various dimensions , unemployment , and the absence of justice in the regional and factional development.
The seminar ended with with a number of recommendations by experts and participants in th seminar which are crucial in identifying national programs and plans in this critical transition to solve our economic crisis.