In January of 2014, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five year contract for $49 million to the Center for International Development of Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy (SUNY/CID) to implement the Agile and Harmonized Assistance for Devolved Institutions (AHADI) project.
Staff of the USAID-funded Strengthening Governing Institutions and Processes (SGIP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) recently appeared on Bosnian national television during a 10-minute spot on the Face TV Saturday morning talk-show “UzBuđenje.” On August 29, 2015, the SGIP Deputy Chief of Party, Ms. Sanela Paripović, and the SGIP Public Relations Manager, Mr. Antonio Prlenda, discussed the project’s efforts to support the drafting of legislation on protection of families with children.
On July 9, 2015, the SUNY Center of International Development signed a new memorandum of understanding with the Assembly of Francophone Parliaments on current and future collaborations in providing legislative strengthening support in the Francophone world. The Assembly is the international association of parliaments in countries where French is the official language, the language of administration or the language of common use.
- Center for International Development signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Assembly of Quebec
- Meet the Press in Cote d’Ivoire: LSP sponsors a major media workshop
- Bosnia Project Hosts Talk Show Featuring New Chair of the FBiH Women’s Caucus
- SUNY/CID Senior Associate Andrea Wolfe Selected for the President’s Excellence Award in Professional Service
- James Utermark Named Acting Director of SUNY/CID
Current and Recent Projects
At SUNY/CID we connect people and ideas for integrated development through the design and implementation of large, multi-year donor funded projects, institutional capacity building projects, and research-intensive assessments and evaluations. Learn more about us and our mission.
For additional information, feel free to peruse SUNY/CID's 25th Anniversary Publication.
David Guinn: "Legislative Strengthening: An Annotated Bibliography" (pdf)
The GIB is a newsletter that draws attention to technical matters involved in strengthening political institutions and to broader issues of aid strategies, democracy assistance, public sector performance, and to countries and regions where SUNY/CID is working. Our most recent edition can be found here and the archive here.