Judges of the Egyptian Council of State held an online roundtable on Thursday on “Improving the management of dashboards at Egyptian administrative courts”.
The meeting was opened by Counselor Mohamed Mahmoud Farag Hossam El-Din, President of the Egyptian Council of State in the presence of representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Egypt, the Secretay-General of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), several judges, and international experts.
The discussions focused on dashboards systems in courts, performance indicators, and statistical data management techniques based on the CEPEJ methodology.
It also dealt with how these tools can help to understand, manage and improve the courts’ performances.
Counselor Hossam El-Din stressed the importance of continuous work on developing all tools and means to simplify litigation procedures and reduce its duration.
“That way the judge can work in a favourable environment, so he can be free to perform his noble message, not burdened by administrative and logistical complications,” he added.
Hossam El-Din stressed the Egyptian Council of State keenness to speed up the justice and litigation process.
He added that such meetings will help them to overcome obstacles which may face litigants at Egyptian administrative courts.
This activity is organised in the framework of the Joint Programme “Regional Support to Reinforce Human Rights, Rule of Law and Democracy in the Southern Mediterranean” (South Programme IV), financed by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe.
The programme aims to promote the independence, efficiency and quality of justice systems of the region by improving the functioning of the courts and supporting the implementation of judicial reforms and the revision of relevant normative frameworks in compliance with European standards.