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 [...]



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[…]



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[...]



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[...]


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 at improving[...]

Communications Officer

Job Description – Communications Officer Job Title:      Communications Officer Location:      Accra, Ghana Term:             Full Time        Immediate Supervisor: Programs Manager   Overall Purpose of the Job 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[...]



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[...]



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[...]



“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[...]