17

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 […]

17

Jan

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,[…]

10

Jan

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[…]

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[…]