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Timely rejuvenation of the African Peer Review Mechanism?

March 16, 2016 by David Omozuafoh Programme Advisor, APRM and Governance Assessment, UNDP Africa Six years before the 2014 Burkina Faso uprising, the country’s African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) report identified “omnipresent weight and domination of the majority, which seems to ‘block’ the democratic system and stifle multiparty politics”. The assessment called on authorities to “provide appropriate […]

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Democracy & good political governance

This thematic area ensures that the respective national constitutions reflect the democratic ethos and provide for demonstrably accountable governance, and that political representation is promoted, thus providing for all citizens to participate in the political process in a free and fair political environment. The aim is to enforce strict adherence to the position of the […]

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Economic governance & management

Good economic governance, including transparency in financial management, is an essential pre-requisite for promoting economic growth and reducing poverty. Mindful of this, there are five key objectives pursued: Promote macroeconomic policies that support sustainable development Implement transparent, predictable and credible government economic policies Promote sound public finance management Fight corruption and money laundering Accelerate regional […]

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Socio-economic Development

Socio-economic Development Poverty can be most effectively tackled through the promotion of democracy, good governance, peace and security as well as the development of human and physical resources. Key socio-economic thrusts such as promoting gender equality, allocation of appropriate funds to the social sector, as well as promoting new partnerships between governments, the private sector […]

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Corporate Governance The APRM definition of Corporate Governance involves all aspects that govern a company’s relations with shareholders and other stakeholders. The APRM’s Objectives, Standards, Criteria and Indicators document defines Corporate Governance as concerned with the ethical principles, values and practices that facilitate holding the balance between economic and social goals, and between individual and […]

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Tanzania NPoA with the National Development Plans

Tanzania, Zanzibar 25 August, 2017:A two-day workshop was organized by the APRM Continental Secretariat in collaboration with United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) entitled “Harmonising the APRM Tanzania NPoA with the National Development Plans”. This workshop was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Zanzibar from 24 to 25 August 2017. The workshop intended […]

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Ghana call annual meeting

Arusha, 30th August 2017-A 3-day East and Southern Africa Regional consultative meeting was organised by the Africa Governance Architecture (AGA) under the theme “Enhancing Young People’s Meaningful Participation in Electoral Processes in Africa”. The meetings was held at the East African Community Headquarters (EAC) in Arusha from Monday, 28th August to Wednesday 30th August 2017. […]

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South Africa gets a morale boost after successful year

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APRM to have meeting concerning Uganda Appraisal

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