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in partnership with the Department of Political Affairs of African Union Commission and with the Support of Norway Cooperation, the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and the Africa and West Asia Programme of International IDEA (AWA) are organizing a Needs Assessment Workshop for PAP MPs on a Curriculum on New Developmental Approach to Natural Resource Governance in Africa.
The meeting will take place in Kievits Kroon, South Africa on 9 -10 August 2019, in the margins of the PAP Session. It is organized within the framework of their Joint Programme on enhancing programmatic and analytical capacities of Members of the PAP and its staff on issues related to democratic governance, and as part of implementation of the Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community relating to the rPAP Protocol or Sirte Protocol, and of the 2014 Protocol to the Constitutive Act of the African Union relating to the PAP (New PAP Protocol or Malabo Protocol).
The overall objective of the Workshop is to identify the capacity development needs of PAP MPs in order to inform the development of Modules of the Curriculum on new developmental approach to natural resource governance. By doing so, PAP and International IDEA AWA will contribute towards the enhancement of their work in elevating the nexus between participatory democracy and development.