09

Dec

Bagbin’s proposal to lock Parliament long overdue – ACEPA

The Executive Director of the Africa Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Dr. Rasheed Draman has applauded the Speaker of Parliament’s proposal for stricter measures to address the issue of late attendance to the House among MPs. Alban Bagbin on Friday, December 8, stated that starting next year, entry points to the Chamber will be locked at 10:00 […]

Vacancy for Photographer

Download PDF Gender Responsive Budgeting Training_ Kenya Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies TERMS OF REFERENCE LOCATION: KENYA APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday 4th September 2023 TYPE OF CONTRACT: Individual / Company/Organization Contract AREA OF EXPERTISE: GENDER RESPONSIVE BUDGETING (GRB) Background: The Global Affairs Canada funded Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project implemented in Ghana, Kenya and Togo aims[...]

06

Dec

Strengthening Parliaments for SDG implementation: insights from Ghana By: Agnes Titriku

Parliaments play an important role in holding countries to account – scrutinising legislation, policies and spending and ensuring governments work for their people. They are unique in bringing together the main political forces of a country and represent the diversity of interests in a society.  Parliaments, therefore, should also play an important role in Sustainable Development Goals[…]

28

Nov

Our Executive Director participates in the Ministerial Conference of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance (IRFBA) held in Prague.”

Our Executive Director Dr. Rasheed Draman together with some partners across the globe attended the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance (IRFBA) Ministerial Conference, which took place in Prague on the 28th to the 30th of November 2023. The event which focused on Freedom of Religion or Belief within Authoritarian regimes had institutions, individuals, and organizations come[…]

24

Nov

ACEPA holds a National Seminar on the theme “FoRB: Basic Human Rights for Sustainable Development.

The primary objective of the National Seminar organized under the auspices of FoRBLN and facilitated by ACEPA in collaboration with members of The Sierra Leone Parliamentary caucus on FoRB sought to encourage dialogue and promote sustainable peace in the country. The seminar provided the platform for fruitful discussion on FoRB, emphasis was placed on the importance of[...]

22

Nov

ACEPA holds Constituency Engagements on FoRB Issues in Sierra Leone

As part of efforts to connect Parliamentarians with their constituents, two constituency engagements were organized under the auspices of the Freedom of Religion or Belief Leadership Network (F0RBLN) programme in Freetown, Sierra Leone on the 24th of November 2023. This was facilitated by ACEPA where members of the Sierra Parliamentary Caucus on Freedom of Religion or Belief[…]

13

Nov

The Ghana Parliamentary Caucus on FoRB Launched.

“Religion is like a pair of shoes. Find one that fits you, but don’t make me wear your shoes”- George Carlin. The Ghana Parliamentary Caucus for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB), was launched on the 13th of November 2023. The event had in attendance the Rt. Hon. Speaker Alban S.K. Bagbin who was the special guest,[…]

Short term Consultancy – Kenya

Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies: National Consultant Terms of Reference Enhancing Capacities and Providing Practical Support to Parliamentary Committees and Women's Caucuses to Formulate and Scrutinize Selected Legislation for their Gender Responsiveness   LOCATION:                                            KENYA[1] APPLICATION DEADLINE:                  3rd November 2023 AREA OF EXPERTISE:                          Gender Responsive Law Making   Project Overview: The Global Affairs Canada[...]

12

Oct

AfriPAHR’s Vision: Highlights from the Annual Banjul Meeting

Introduction: In Banjul, The Gambia, on October 4, 2023, AfriPAHR's Steering Group convened for their annual meeting. This meeting was pivotal for the African Parliamentarians Association for Human Rights (AfriPAHR) as they planned for a brighter future in human rights advocacy. Reflecting on Progress: The meeting's primary focus was to assess the network's performance and devise strategies[...]

30

Aug

Public Financial Management Reform Project: Enhancing the Capacity of the Legislature to Exercise Appropriate Oversight Over Both Upstream and Downstream PFM Processes

OverviewInterventionsOutcomesOverview The Public Financial Management Reform Project (PFMRP) was part of a longer-term strategy aimed at improving budget management, financial control and reporting. The long-term strategy (PFMRS) serves as a National strategic document to guide the development of Ghana’s PFM programmes. The goal of the strategy is to establish efficient, transparent and accountable resource mobilization, allocation, management[...]