Egypt Ranks Higher in the African Governance Index, Climbing 3 Positions
Hala Al-Said, Egyptian Minister of Planning and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute for Management and Sustainable Development, explained that, according to the 2022 report, Egypt saw an improvement in 2021 compared to 2020.
Hala Al-Saeed indicated that Egypt has moved up three positions to 27th out of 54 African countries included in the index in 2021, up from 30th in 2020, as well as the overall index score, which evaluates overall management situation. increased by half a degree in 2021 to reach 48.4 from 47.9 in 2020.
This came in conjunction with the publication by the National Institute for Management and Sustainable Development, the training arm of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, of a report on the performance of the Egyptian state in the African Governance Index, as it lists Egypt’s performance. on some of the core areas of the Ibrahim Index for Governance in Africa, as Egypt’s ranking improved in the Security and Rule of Law Index, while its ranking remained stable in the Participation, Rights and Inclusion Index.
For her part, Sharifa Sharif, Executive Director of the National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, explained that the Ibrahim Africa Governance Index is a composite index that provides a statistical measure of governance performance in 54 African countries. The index is calculated every two years and the index covers four main areas represented in the areas of security and the rule of law, participation, rights, inclusiveness, foundations of economic opportunity and human development, and 16 sub-indicators fall under these areas. calculate the results of the Ibrahim Index for African Governance based on 47 independent institutions.
Sheriff added that Egypt has made progress in its scores on some sub-indicators in 2021 compared to 2020, as Egypt’s performance improved on equality for women, protection and social assistance, security and safety, and rule of law and justice. environmental sustainability, accountability and transparency, participation, rights and education.
She also mentioned that between 2012 and 2021, Egypt has witnessed an improvement in its performance in 50% of the sub-indicators that relate to women’s equality, infrastructure, the rural sector, health, protection and social assistance. , anti-corruption, environmental sustainability and education.
It is worth noting that the report on the performance of the Egyptian state in the Africa Governance Index included an introduction to the Mohamed Ibrahim Foundation and its activities, the methodology of the Ibrahim Africa Governance Index, and a detailed presentation of Egypt’s results in the Africa Governance Index. The Ibrahim Governance Index in Africa, and a set of recommendations to improve Egypt’s position in the index.
Source: “Sada El Balad”