Under The Microscope: Public Funds Abuse 2008 – 2009
This is a summary of the report issued by the legal unit being one of the activities implemented under “Community Action towards Transparency” project. The project is implemented with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The report contains monitoring and analysis of forms of wasting public funds within November 2008 and November 2009, the content is divided into three main sections, they are:
1. Incidents of wasting public funds based on the files of the legal defense unit, and based on discussions organized by partner NGOs of the project.
2. Incidents of wasting public funds in a selected number of Egyptian newspapers, and how they address the phenomenon, as well as political position from the phenomenon.
3. The parliament’s role in keeping public funds through analyzing parliament members’ discussions.
The report sections introduce a complementary image of public funds in Egypt, how to be used and defended, in addition to exposing careless people in performing their duties.