20

Jul

The Role of Parliamentary Staff in Building Strong Regional Parliaments

The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs organized a one-week capacity building workshop for thirteen staff of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) on Team Building and Organizational Effectiveness. The training took place on the 18 – 21 June, 2018 and was funded by the East African Legislative Assembly. The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs organized a one-week [...]

20

Jul

Strengthening the Role of the Opposition in Parliament for Effective Governance and Oversight

Opposition or Minority parties are integral to Parliaments and contribute greatly to the outputs of the House as a whole.  Opposition parties do not only represent an alternative government but also, they are responsible for challenging the policies of the government and producing different policies where appropriate. The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs held a one-week capacity[...]

20

Jul

“Finding the figures we need”: supporting data use for SDGs at the Parliament of Ghana

National Parliaments have a role in ensuring that the targets set forth in development agendas such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are achieved. In order to do this successfully, reliable data and information is required.  Parliamentary Research services and Committee Secretariats play a crucial role in the daily operations of legislatures. Research – and the data[...]

Administrative and Finance Advisor – Kenya

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: The consultant will be expected to perform her/his service in Nairobi, Kenya. (Interested applicants must be based in Kenya) EXPECTED START DATE: IMMEDIATE (subject to contract start date) HOW TO APPLY  If you are interested and confident you can deliver the scope of work and can demonstrate that you meet  the required competencies detailed in[...]

National Parliamentary Advisor – Kenya

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: The consultant will be expected to perform her/his service in Nairobi, Kenya. (Interested applicants must be based in Kenya)  EXPECTED START DATE: IMMEDIATE (subject to contract start date) HOW TO APPLY  If you are interested and confident you can deliver the scope of work and can demonstrate that you meet  the required competencies detailed in[...]

Parliamentary Liaison and Project Coordinator – Kenya

Group of Individuals and/or Firms are not eligible for this consultancy (only at an individual level) TERMS OF REFERENCE Background: The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness of elected representative assemblies at all levels of governance in Africa and beyond. The Centre seeks a consultant - Parliamentary Liaison and Project[...]

Gender and CSO Advisor – Kenya

Group of Individuals and/or Firms are not eligible for this consultancy (only at an individual level) TERMS OF REFERENCE Background: The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness of elected representative assemblies at all levels of governance in Africa and beyond. The Centre seeks a consultant - Gender and CSO Advisor[...]

Job Title: Research Officer

Research Officer Location:             Accra, Ghana Term:                   Full Time Reports to:         Executive Director Background The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness of elected representative assemblies at all levels of governance in Africa and beyond. ACEPA is seeking a Research Officer to join its team. Purpose The[...]

Call for Proposal – Gender Responsive Budgeting

Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST BY QUALIFIED EXPERTS AND CALL FOR PROPOSALS LOCATION: GHANA1 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday 12th of July 2023 TYPE OF CONTRACT: Individual Contract AREA OF EXPERTISE: GENDER RESPONSIVE BUDGETING Background: The Global Affairs Canada funded Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project implemented in Ghana, Kenya and Togo aims[...]

13

Jul

ACEPA commends Parliament for revising Standing Orders.

The Executive Director of the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Dr Rasheed Draman, has commended the Leadership of Parliament for revising the Standing Orders of the House. This follows Parliament on Thursday, made some raft changes to its existing Standing Orders to fit modern trends. Changes were made, such as having the Appointments Committee of Parliament[…]