Resilience Critical for Post-COVID-19 Recovery Approach
Johannesburg, 17 July 2020 – On the margins of the High-Level Political Forum 2020, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations jointly organized a virtual event entitled “Building resilient societies post-COVID-19 in the Global South”.
Johannesburg, July 2020 - A virtual sensitization mission was undertaken by the Targeted Review Division, coordinated by Mrs Janet Mabwa, with the Republic of Sierra Leone on June 25th and 26th 2020 to present among others, an overview of APRM, Mandate, Structures, Processes and Products, Targeted Reviews, the APRM preliminary report on the governance response to COVID-19 in AU member-states, APRM Governance Structures and their Roles, the e-questionnaire thereof, and the tentative roadmap for the country’s Targeted Review.
REPORT ON AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED
Johannesburg, 8 June 2020: The African Peer Review Mechanism launched the Preliminary Report on Africa’s Governance Response to Covid-19 on a virtual platform. The launch was presided over by Honourable Senzo Mchunu Minister of Public Service and Administration for the Republic of South Africa in his capacity as the Chairperson of APRM Committee of Focal Points.
APRM SENSITISES CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA IN COLLABORATION WITH SAIIA AND BOCONGO
South Africa, Johannesburg, 20 May 2020 – The APRM, represented by Mr. Hugues Manzila from the Country Review Coordination Division, was invited to join a virtual meeting organized by the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOCONGO), in order to sensitise Civil Society Organisations about the APRM Process in the Republic of Botswana.
Afrique du Sud, Johannesburg, 19 Mai 2020 – Réuni sur une plateforme virtuelle le 19 mai 2020, le Comité des Points Focaux du MAEP a appelé tous les États Africains à prendre des mesures coordonnées et cohérentes dans la lutte contre la pandémie de la COVID-19.
South Africa, Johannesburg, 19 May 2020 – Meeting through a virtual platform on 19 May 2020, the APRM Committee of Focal Points made a call to all African States to take coordinated and coherent measures in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The APRM launches a series of Virtual Dialogues on Voluntary National Reviews to Support African Countries Reporting on Sustainable Development Goals and National Responses to COVID-19
Johannesburg, 23 April 2020 – The APRM organized its first virtual Dialogue on Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) to continue its commitment as a regional platform for sharing knowledge, lessons learned, and best practices on the governance of Sustainable development goals and Agenda 2063 among AU member states.
READ | Opinion article from our latest Governance Link Newsletter by SA Parliamentary Liaison Officer, @PrezSankara who focuses on the three thematic areas undertaken by South Africa to save people’s livelihoods during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Platforms such as YouthConnekt and the @AGA_Platform Consultative Series have been useful in youth engagement and sharing of experiences,best practices & peer learning in advancing Africa’s development.”
In celebrating the International Youth Day the APRM has put together a special edition Governance Newsletter featuring Op-articles by leading youth experts on Food Security, Education, Governance and more.
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