Freedom of Religion or Belief Seminar in The Gambia by ACEPA.

In an attempt to raise awareness on the work of the Gambia Parliamentary Caucus onFreedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB), foster consistent dialogue between caucus membersand The Gambian public, the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) and itspartners in collaboration with the National Assembly of The Gambia, again organized a one-day seminar on the theme: Discrimination and […]



Illiterates will be elected as Members of Parliament if we don’t stop vote buying – ACEPA ED.

The Executive Director of the African Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Dr Rasheed Draman, has bemoaned the rising incidences of vote buying by politicians during elections. Vote buying is a practice whereby contestants in an election use monetary or other forms of inducements to influence the electorate to vote in their favour. Dr Draman said it is[…]

Internships at ACEPA

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Webinar on Gender-Sensitive Legislation.

We are honored to introduce Hon Betty Efua Mensah, Member of Parliament for Afram Plains North constituency in the Eastern Region of Ghana, as a distinguished panelist for our upcoming webinar on Gender-Sensitive Legislation. This webinar is open to the general public.Date: February 1, 2024Time (EST): 8am-10amClick the link to register: https://shorturl.at/lAOR3 With an impressive academic background, Hon. Dr. Krosbi Mensah[…]



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[…]



ACEPA Trains Acting ECOWAS Secretary General, Mr. K. Bertin Some

ACEPA received Mr. K. Bertin SOME, the acting Secretary General at the ECOWAS Parliament, who attended a training program offered by ACEPA on “Challenges and Relevance of Parliamentary Committees”. Our Executive Director Dr. Rasheed Draman who led the training focused on areas such as;•Reviewing legislation•Reviewing and approving the budget and expenditures for the execution of governance•Scrutinizing governance activities, policies and programs,[…]



African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) Facilitates a 5-Day Retreat for Staff of The Pan African Parliament (PAP)

A team from the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) under the leadership of the Executive Director facilitated a five-day retreat for staff of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) in December 2023 in Pretoria, South Africa. The retreat was to enable staff of PAP to take stock of the year; deliberate on some of their internal processes[…]



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[...]