ACEPA represents at this year’s International Religious Freedom Summit.

Our Executive Director Dr. Rasheed Draman represented the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) at this year’s International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit that took place in Washington DC, which started on the 30th of January and ended on the 31st of January. Recognizing the fact that the issue of international religious freedom touches every culture, nation, religion, […]

ACEPA Director condemns vote-buying in NPP primaries

The Executive Director of the African Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Dr. Rasheed Draman, has bemoaned prevalence of vote-buying in the just ended parliamentary primaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He said these inducements have led to the exit of capable legislators in Parliament which potentially hinder the functioning of the parliamentary process. In an interview[…]

ACEPA Director condemns vote-buying in NPP primaries

Dr. Rasheed Draman, the Executive Director of the African Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), has voiced profound disappointment regarding the prevalence of vote-buying observed during the just-ended New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) parliamentary primaries. He emphasized that these incentives have resulted in the departure of proficient legislators, potentially impeding parliamentary proceedings. In an interview with Citi News, Dr.[…]

24

Jan

Data for Accountability: Reflections from 2023

The Data for Accountability Project’s (DAP II) work with the Parliament of Ghana to use data to monitor the country’s progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued apace in 2023. The relationship between GSS and Parliament has gone from strength to strength, and we have seen examples of MPs using the skills they have learnt through[…]

20

Jan

Freedom of Religion or Belief Leadership Network (FoRBLN)

Overview The FoRBLN is implemented by a three-tier consortium and seeks to create a leadership network involving parliamentarians and belief leaders across eight countries to address the legislative barriers to freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) and the social mores that support societal hostility towards minority groups on account of their religion or belief. This leadership will[…]

02

Jan

Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies (ILGRP) 

Overview The Inclusive Legislatures for Gender-Responsive Policies (ILGRP) Project is a 4-year Government of Canada funded program implemented in partnership with African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs, Ghana, together with Parliamentary Centre, Canada. The project seeks to improve the effectiveness of elected officials in Ghana and Togo, to advance inclusive and gender responsive laws, policies and budgets as[…]