Nasser International Leadership Fellowship Discusses the Role of Civil Society
Nasser International Leadership Fellowship hosted the Bishop-General of Africa,Joseph , responsible for Malawi, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana, in an interactive session at noon on the tenth day, entitled " "The role of civil society", with the presence of Hassan Ghazaly, the General Coordinator of Nasser Fellowship for International Leadership ,Ahmed El Sabbagh, Regional Representative for Governance, Peace and Security in the Middle East and North Africa Region in the United Nations Youth Major Group, Dr. Sameh Kamel, Head of the United Nations Nations Children and Youth and group of leaders of ministry of Youth and Sports and journalists .
Archbishop Joseph of Africa began by saying that Pope Twadros II, Pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church,that "A state without churches is better than churches without a state, and Egypt is not a homeland we live in, but a homeland that lives within us." and the "Bishop of the Year of Africa" demanded that young people participating in the Fellowship should abandon some venial sins in order to achieve the highest goals and overcome obstacles to the interdependence of societies.
Joseph also reviewed the role of the Egyptian Coptic Church in various African countries. which is considered an embassy from Egypt's embassies abroad, and which plays an important developmental role in all aspects of comprehensive development as well as a major role in the renaissance of the community through the establishment of hospitals and care and rehabilitation homes in some areas ,and the Water Supply and Solar Power Sites ,as well as empowerment programs for women, expressing the hope that professional and artistic schools and sports stadiums serving and developing young people will be established.
The participating youth leaders addressed a number of questions and queries to Anba Joseph, Bishop of Africa, and the participants then posed for commemorative photographs in the midst of a strong interaction and ovation by all at this important interactive session of the Fellowship.