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The Youth National Parliament Want to Participate in the Decision Making

The members of National Youth Parliament have closely followed the presentation during the workshop.

As is the case in many African countries, the average age in the Ivory Coast is decreasing, with more than 79% of the population being less than 35 years old. And, like many African countries, Ivoirian youth continues to be excluded from full participation in social and political opportunities in their country.


Other Features

SUNY Hosts Haiti Funds Conference in Manhattan

The SUNY Office of Global Affairs hosted the third Annual Haiti Funders Conference – “Achieving Sustainability in Haiti” at the SUNY Global Center in Manhattan on November 8th and 9th.


Kenyan Senate visit to Albany for Comparative Study Tour

Kenya Senate Delegation members pose on the dais of the Senate Chamber with Secretary of the New York State Senate, Francis Patience.

SUNY/CID recently conducted a one-week study visit for members and staff of the Parliament of Kenya to Albany, NY. The participants – five senators and three parliamentary staff members - are part of the Senate Committee on Monitoring and Evaluation. The visit was funded by the Kenyan Senate.


Governance Information Bulletin

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.

Featured Publication

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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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.