ERIC Number: ED441432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
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Developing a Parliamentary Research Service: The Egyptian Experience.
Elah, Wafaa Ali Abdel
This paper describes the development of a parliamentary research service in Egypt. The first part investigates the impact on the Egyptian parliament (the People's Assembly) of the development of a new social and cultural environment that fostered the democratization process. The second part deals with how the establishment of a parliamentary research service responded to the needs and characteristics of the Egyptian environment in a way that could enhance the decision-making capabilities of the legislature. The third part explains how this new unit started to function and describes some of its early endeavors. The fourth part sheds light on the services and products provided by this research service, and the last part discusses present challenges and future prospects. (MES)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Government (Administrative Body), Government Libraries, Information Technology, Legislators, Research, Users (Information)
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/069-101e.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Egypt