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The objective of the Upper Egypt Local Development Program (UELDP) is to improve the business environment for private sector development and strengthen local government capacity for quality infrastructure and service delivery in Qena and Sohag Governorates in Upper Egypt.<br />
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The Program aims to: <br />
i) improve the business environment and economic competitiveness<br />
ii) close the persisting gaps in access to and quality of infrastructure and services.<br />
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The wider objective of the project is increasing women representation in political and public life by building the capacity of the Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW)<br />
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This is done by providing a intensive capacity building programme for mid- and high level managers that consists of 8 thematic workshops on the following topics:<br />
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-strategic planning<br />
-policy analysis<br />
-Communication, Negotiation, and Presentation skills<br />

Overall Objective:<br />
The overall objective of the Action was to support the Government of Egypt in its efforts to develop and apply good governance principles which should be reflected in improved services to the Egyptian citizens and deepened citizens' engagement at local levels.<br />
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Specific Objectives of the project were:<br />
1-Strengthening the capacity of the Government of Egypt to improve and measure performance of administrations delivering public services to citizens. <br />

The overall objective of the TA operation is to contribute to improvement in the quality of shelter and<br />
more general enhancement in living conditions for the urban poor, and the creation of employment<br />
opportunities for the latter. Although the focus is primarily urban, other spatially disadvantaged<br />
communities are not excluded.<br />
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