ILGRP Facilitates a Consultative Process to Develop Gender Equality Strategic Priorities with the Secretariat of the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA), Led by the CEO and CRAWN Trust.

The Inclusive Legislatures for Gender Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project in Kenya implemented by the Parliamentary Center and African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) convened a consultative process to formulate gender equality strategic priorities with the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association [KEWOPA] secretariat led by the CEO and CRAWN Trust. The workshop was aimed at strengthening effective women’s rights[…]

Senior Governance Advisor, Mr. Issifu Lampo, participates in a panel discussion on Evidence Use for Policymaking.

Development Impact West Africa (DIWA) organized a workshop focused on the use of evidence in policymaking in West Africa. Mr. Issifu Lampo, our Senior Governance Advisor representing the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), attended the event and participated in a panel discussion alongside distinguished panelists from the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the Ghana Center[…]

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Apr

KENYA SEEKS LEGISLATIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADA AS SPEAKER FERGUS VISITS CENTER FOR PARLIAMENTARY STUDIES

The Parliament of Kenya and their Canadian counterparts will explore ways to enhance their collaboration and exchange on best parliamentary practices. This emerged during a tour of the Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (CPST) by the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons, the Rt Hon. Greg Fergus, this afternoon. The first call for enhanced cooperation[…]

ACEPA Reviews a Draft Gender Responsive Lawmaking Handbook with other CSOs.

The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) under the auspices of the Inclusive Legislatures for Gender Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project convened a stakeholder forum in Accra, Ghana, on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.  The forum brought together Parliamentary Saff of Ghana and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to examine a draft Gender Responsive Lawmaking handbook.  Addressing the gathering, Ms.[…]

DAP is assisting the Parliament of Ghana’s Committee of Education in conducting oversight using the Community Score Card.

As part of our Data for Accountability Project (DAP), we are supporting the Committee of Education of the Parliament of Ghana to conduct oversight of education service delivery in the Fanteakwa North District of Ghana using the Community Score Card. The two-day exercise was aimed at getting evidence and data from citizens to feed into the work[…]

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Mar

ACEPA holds a Review Meeting on the Gender-Responsive Lawmaking Handbook (Falls under ILGRP Project)

The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) under the auspices of the Inclusive Legislatures for Gender Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project convened a stakeholder forum in Accra, Ghana, on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.  The forum brought together Parliamentary Saff of Ghana and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to examine a draft Gender Responsive Lawmaking handbook.  Addressing the gathering, Ms.[…]

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,[…]

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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[…]

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Dec

ACEPA FACILITATES TRAINING FOR STAFF OF THE PAN-AFRICAN PARLIAMENT

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 organize a workshop at the Irene Country Lodge, Pretoria, South Africa to enable the staff of PAP[…]