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With a majority of 95% of the votes MAAT wins the elections of the Egyptian network for the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures

For the second time respectively, the member organizations of the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures re-elected MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights as a head of network for a second mandate between June 2015 and June 2017.
The network, composing 181 member organizations all over Egypt conducted the HON elections on Saturday, 6 June 2015, under the supervision of a pentagonal committee consisting of: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures; and three member organizations of the Egyptian network's Board of Trustees, when MAAT Foundation won by an overwhelming majority close to 95% of the total eligible votes.
MAAT Foundation was elected as a head of network between June 2013 and June 2015, the Foundation put its candidacy for a second term depending on the accomplished achievements during its first mandate represented in expanding the network membership, creating effective frameworks for partnerships between the members, as well as adopting an ambitious elections program that was trusted by the network members in typical democratic atmosphere, where the Foundation elections' program was titled: "The Second Launch".
It's worth mentioning that the Anna Lindh Foundation works in the 42 member states composing the Union for the Mediterranean, and has its headquarters in Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Swedish Institute - Egypt, the Foundation is concerned in promoting the dialogue between cultures in this region via a network of the civil society organizations in each state, where the 42 networks include around 4000 civil society organizations.
"During its new term, MAAT will pursue to avail a spread apace for partnership between the member organizations inside and outside the framework of the ALF; to facilitate partnership opportunities with other network members in the UFM member states; building the member organizations capacity via the conduct of thematic workshops; and enhancing the members benefit from travel and volunteering in the ALF context." Said Ayman Okeil, President at MAAT Foundation and Coordinator of the ALF National Egyptian Network.
MAAT Foundation was created in 2005 and is celebrating its tenth anniversary in promoting human rights and development on the local and regional levels this year.

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