The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs organized a two-day capacity building workshop for Members of Parliament on the Poverty Reduction strategy committee on using the district multidimensional poverty index as an accountability tool. The training took place on the 4th – 6th August, 2023 at the Alisa hotel Under the Data for Accountability Project funded by the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation.
TRAINING & ENGAGEMENT SESSION FOR THE COMMITTEE ON POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY
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[…]