On 28 February 2018, the Parliament of Malawi launched a new project aiming to improve its performance. The new project – the Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project (MPEP), seeks to stimulate reforms to improve the effectiveness and impact of parliament in steering democracy, upholding good governance, and promoting socio-economic development in Malawi. The MPEP project
Now in it’s third year, the annual Legislative Summit is a forum that brings together Senators, Members of the 47 County Assemblies, national government ministries and institutions, constitutional commissions and independent offices, the civil society, and other devolution stakeholders in Kenya. The Senate, in collaboration with the County Assemblies Forum, established the Legislative Summit
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) presented recent research findings on adolescent sexuality and the demographic dividend at the recently concluded Population Association of America (PAA) 2018 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, between 26 – 28 April 2018. AFIDEP was represented at the conference by Dr. Nurudeen Alhassan, a Research Fellow at the
AFIDEP and Results for All will host a two-and-a-half-day workshop between 23-25 July 2018 for policymakers from around the world to: Discuss the challenges governments face in effectively implementing policies; and Share experiences and strategies for using evidence to improve policy implementation. Participation at the workshop will be fully-funded. The workshop will: Facilitate dialogue, exchange, and active engagement among
[Dakar] On Saturday, 14 April 2018, the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) took part in the Partnership for Increasing the Impact of Vector Control (PIIVeC) Management Board Meeting in Dakar, Senegal, ahead of the 7th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference. AFIDEP’s Claire Jensen participated at the PIIVeC Management Board meeting, where key decisions were made regarding PIIVeC
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will participate at the IMPALA Annual Meeting that will be held in Durban, South Africa from 19 – 20 April 2018. IMPALA, short for the International Multidisciplinary Programme to Address Lung Health and TB in Africa, is a collaboration of 17 partner institutions across 11 African countries.