Directorate of Civil Society affairs

Directorate of Civil Society affairs

The Directorate of Civil Society Affairs, Office of the President has been established with the aim of managing communication and coordination with the institutions of civil society in order to improve government relations with civil institutions.

The Directorate of Civil society has been established in the year  1395 under the Office of the Deputy of public relations and knowledge. This directorate, in its initial structure, had, 1 deputy, 4 experts, and 3 assistant experts, working  in civil society, private sector, economic affairs, women affairs, and youth areas, as followings;

  1. Civil society Affairs Department: This section works with the provision of communication and participation of civil institutions with the government to create reforms to letters, petitions and proposals of relevant departments and other government agencies are also dealt with.

  2. Department of Private and Economic sector affairs: This section is dealt with in order to provide collaboration and cooperation with the private sector unions (21 sector administration of state economy), facilitating and execution, letters and offers in any.

  3. Youth Affairs Department: This section addresses the correspondence, practices, and suggestions of the sports sector and 6 other departments in order to foster relationships and participation of youth civil society organizations.

* Currently this department consists of one deputy, seven experts, and four Assistant experts.

Main Tasks:

A: Civil society affairs

Communication

  • Facilitating the process of communication and effective interaction with the institutions of the civil society and the President’s office;

  • Planning and performing the information broadcast of government activities through printing and social media;

  • Effective participation in planning and performing information affairs, publishing and cultural seminars, exhibitions, and festivals related to the civil society.

Opinion poll

  • A poll of civil society related to the Government's actions and activities;

  • Review the views and assessment of general thoughts of people, audiences and clients' services and providing the results to the officials of the affairs in order to adopt the appropriate executive methods and to develop proper plans and activities;

  • To follow up on the promises of government officials and reflect the results to people through civil society media and institutions;

  • Providing mutual relationships between civil society and public authorities through holding public meetings, interviewing, establishment lectures and trips and appointments.

 

Planning:

  • To use the capacity and support of international institutions with the approach of attractive participation and cooperation of civil society institutions of the country;

  • Preparing and drafting agreements and memorandum of cooperation with different institutions of civil society, the private sector, international donor institutions within the framework of the objectives and mission of the directorate.

Research and Planning:

  • Studying and research in the strategic areas of youth affairs in order to recognize and explaining the different needs of youth and provide appropriate solutions and coordination of executive devices in this field;

  • Identification, supervision, and reinforcement of non-governmental youth organizations;

  • Providing appropriate methods for the use of young talents and abilities and taking advantage of other facilities and resources of the Government's administrative departments related to youth affairs;

  • Establishing joint meetings with different governmental and non-governmental groups regarding the issues related to youth affairs;

  • Taking advantage of the Charter and applying the methods in which to create reforms in the youth sector.

 

Relationships, Coordination, and Awareness:

  • Maintaining a lasting relationship with women's social organizations;

  • Maintaining relationships and arranging awareness meetings between women and governmental departments;

  • Continuous communication with various scientific-research centers and utilization of experts and experts in relation to women and youth;

  • Ensuring women's participation at various levels of government.

Section and structure of the directorate:

                The office has four departments, as followings;

  • Division of Civil Protests;

  • Youth section

  • Civil Society Section

Women Section