News 28 Mar 2017

Watch: Charlotte Leslie launches Egypt 2017 - towards stability and reform

It gives us great pleasure to publish Egypt 2017: towards stability and reform by CMEC Vice-Chairman Charlotte Leslie MP and CMEC Director Leo Docherty.

The publication reports on the key findings of a recent CMEC delegation to Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh led by CMEC Chairman The Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire KCMG MP. The delegation - which took place against the backdrop of pressing economic, security and human rights concerns - aimed to gain a deeper understanding of the UK-Egypt relationship and continue the longstanding interest in Egypt that CMEC has pursued since 2010.

Egypt 2017: towards stability and reform reflects on meetings that were held with the President of Egypt HE Abdel Fateh El Sisi, Egypt’s Foreign Minister HE Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian MPs, businessmen, journalists and students, and former diplomats. 

In an exclusive CMEC interview, Charlotte Leslie discussed the delegation and the key findings of the report: