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Cote d’Ivoire Field Visit Activities

LSP COP Geraldine Pelzer, Hannah Shostock, and the Commission of for Social and Cultural Affairs is shown

In March, the Legislative Support Program in Cote d’Ivoire (LSP) initiated a series of activities to support the commissions of the National Assembly in carrying out Field Visits. Ms. Hannah Shostack was brought to Abidjan to provide trainings and technical support to help them develop focused topics for investigation, prepare background materials, and other follow-up activities following the field visit.


Other Features

SUNY/CID Experts Assist National Legislature of Cote d’Ivoire

PTAN Closing Ceremony

Members of the Cote d’Ivoire National Assembly met to review and evaluate the Assembly’s implementation of its 2013 Annual Work Programme of the National Assembly (PTAN). The Work Programme was established under the direction of the President of the National Assembly, Guillaume Soro Kigbafori, to help ensure that the Parliament is able to accomplish its strategic plan for the legislative year.


Kenya PSP Success Story: Integrating Technology into Legislative Business

Kenya Senate Chambers

For a legislature in the midst of a transformation like the Kenya Parliament, incorporating technology into the legislative process goes beyond the need for efficiency; an electronic voting system (EVS) is a crucial tool in the consolidation of democracy.


Staff in Focus

Haibo Li

This month, learn about Haibo Li: Project Administrator, Kenya PSP and Ford Kenya Project. Read more...


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