Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Loide Kasingo opening the workshop
|Story by George Sanzila
A one day African Peer Review Mechanism sensitization workshop took place today (19/04/18) at the National Assembly. The workshop was opened by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Loide Kasingo.
The workshop targeted Members of Parliament. The African Peer Review Mechanism, founded in 2003, is a self-monitoring and mutually agreed instrument by Member countries of the African Union meant to foster conformity in regard to political, economic and corporate governance values
Other Speakers at the workshop included Steven Gruzd of the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), Boniface Habana of the Pan African Parliament and Lesotho Member of Parliament, Hon. Alice Mtlhomi Motsamai who all revealed linkages between Parliament and the African Peer Review Mechanism.
The workshop was organized by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. Other partners included SAIIA and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa.