Esther Chelagat, 42; Musa Bonde, 58; and Julius Talam, 39; all have one thing in common: they are elected members of boards of management (BoMs) of primary schools in Kenya’s Baringo County. Chelagat is the board vice-chairperson and a parent at Lombogishu Primary School, Bonde is the head teacher at Kelelwa Primary School, and Talam is the board chairperson at Kipsogon Primary School.
LSP Sponsors Youth Parliament Session on Youth Employment and the Use of Parliamentary Questions in Oversight
The Legislative Support Program for Cote d’Ivoire organized a meeting of the National Youth Parliament of Côte d'Ivoire which took place from May 25 to 28, 2017 at the National Polytechnic Institute Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB) of Yamoussoukro.
In March, The State University of New York/Center for International Development (SUNY/CID) launched a series of trainings under the "Strengthening the Potential of Civil Societies" Component of the “Support to Public Financial Management” Program supported by the Department for International Development UK (DFID) and Open Society Institute Assistance-Foundations in Tajikistan.
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David E. Guinn: "Success in parliamentary strengthening: What does it mean?"
Robert Nakamura, et al.: "Stregthening Deliberative Bodies: Legislative Engagement Reference Paper" (pdf)
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