June 11th, 2013
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) participated in the Annual Conference organized by the Public Administration Department, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University on May 29, 2013 under the title of Reforming the State Administrative Agency Amid the current Developments Post the January 25th Revolution. Laila’s presentation was entitled: “Over-Staffing in the Egyptian Bureaucracy and the Implications of the January 25 Revolution.”
June 9th, 2013
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean of the School of Global Affairs & Public Policy (GAPP) participated recently in the 29th Annual International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) Conference: Futures of Public Administration: Professionalism and Leadership. The conference was held in Manama, Bahrain from June 1-6, 2013. Laila jointly presented a co-authored paper with Dina Wafa, Director of GAPP Executive Education, entitled: “Women in the Second Egyptian Parliament Post the Arab Spring: Do They Think They Stand a Chance?”
Laila also co-chaired one of the Conference’s newly established Working Groups under the title of “Gender and Diversity in the Public Service: Working Group IX,” in addition to being a speaker in the Panel on Middle Eastern Women in Public Administration discussing “The Status of Egyptian Women Nearly Two and a Half Years After the 25 January Revolution.”
May 10th, 2013
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), presented a co-authored paper entitled “Institutionalizing and Streamlining Development Monitoring and Evaluation in Post-Revolutionary Egypt” at the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) Global Assembly held in Bridgetown, Barbados from May 6-9, 2013.
April 17th, 2013
Laila El Baradei, Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration (PPAD) and Associate Dean for the School of GAPP was invited to participate in the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Conference: Arab Development Forum: Priorities for the Post-2015 Agenda – Amman, Jordan, 10-11 April, 2013. During the plenary closing session, Laila reported on the results of the consultations of Working Group 3: Voice, Participation, Citizen Engagement and Political Inclusion.
The forum is part of a global conversation to frame post-2015 goals for sustainable development and shaping the “world we want.” People from all parts of the world are encouraged to vote on the priorities of the 2015 agenda through the My World Website: http://www.myworld2015.org/
Please pick the six most relevant development priorities, make your voice heard and make a difference.
Below is a photo of Laila with Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Laureate from Yemen and member of the high-level panel advising the UN Secretary General on the future development framework.
March 7th, 2013
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean for the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) was invited to participate in the Public Service Dialogue 1, held in Singapore on March 5, 2013 by the new UNDP Global Center for Public Service Excellence. The dialogue included a group of twenty participants representing the government of Singapore, Singaporean academic institutions, the UNDP, and expert advisers.
November 1st, 2012
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Administration, participated as a panelist in the recent annual NASPAA 2012 Conference held in Austin, Texas from October 17-20, 2012. The title of the panel was “Establishing Global Connections to Enrich Our Programs and Our Curricula.” NASPAA, which stands for the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, voted to change its name to become the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration while retaining the same acronym.
October 9th, 2012
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Policy & Administration (PPAD) and Dean of the School of Global Affairs & Public Policy (GAPP), participated in the Baku International Humanitarian Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, from October 4-6, 2012. Laila prepared a brief article entitled “The Egyptian Revolution and Its Message to Economists & National Planners: Make Your Citizens Happy,” which will be published on the Conference website, HERE.
September 19th, 2012
Laila El Baradei, Associate Dean of GAPP and Professor of Public Administration, Dina Wafa, Director of GAPP Executive Education & Nashwa Ghoneim, MPPA Alumna and teaching assistant at the Faculty of Commerce, Alexandria University, had the following article accepeted for publication: “Assessing the Voting Experience of Egyptians Abroad Post the 25 January Revolution,” Journal of US-China Public Administration. The article will be published in Volume 9, Issue 11, November 2012.
July 2nd, 2012
Laila El Baradei, Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration and Hamed M. Shamma, Assistant Professor of Marketing, have had the following article accepted for publication: “Examining the marketing of e-Government services in Egypt,” International Journal of Business and Public Management, Vol.2, Issue 2, pp. 12-22.
Click HERE to read the article.
May 30th, 2012
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Policy and Administration and Associate Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) just had an article accepted for publication entitled “Expectations and Capacity for Performance Measurement in NGOs in the Development Context,” in the Public Administration and Development Journal. The article is co-authored with Kathryn Newcomer of George Washington University, and Sandra García Jaramillo of the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.
Laila also recently participated in the Ford Foundation’s Learning Meeting “Advancing Higher Education Access and Success Policy,” held in South Africa from May 13-19. There, Laila presented the success story of the Ford Foundation Grant to the School of GAPP. The grant, awarded under the heading “Building the Next Generation of Scholars in Egyptian Public Universities,” is currently in its third year of implementation.