SUNY/CID awarded subcontract in South Sudan
In January 2013, SUNY/CID was awarded a major subcontract under the Project for Good Governance in the Republic of South Sudan (PROGRESS), a five-year USAID-funded project awarded to Deloitte LLP as the prime contractor.
The overall objective of the project is to assist the government, both at the national and state level, to make policies and decisions based on better access to information, research, and analysis; and subsequently to execute those policies through enhanced governmental coordination, institutional linkages, and communication with civil society, as well as a more capable civil service. Under PROGRESS, SUNY/CID’s technical assistance will focus on: strengthening the capacities of the Republic of South Sudan’s’ National Legislative Assembly and the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to review, question and draft legislation; improving the legislative process by systematically harmonizing government policy priorities and annual legislative agendas; and ensuring better dissemination of laws within and outside the government. SUNY/CID will also provide technical assistance for the development of the Center for Democratic Governance, Policy Research and Parliamentary Studies, which will serve as a key resource unit providing technical and capacity development support to the National Legislative Assembly.
With extensive legal, constitutional and public sector reform experience, SUNY/CID’s Juba-based team is led by Mr. Martin Oloo, who previously provided similar technical assistance to the Kenyan Parliament.
Posted April 10, 2013