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CID Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Assembly of Francophone Parliaments

Photo of Pascal Terrase, Secretary General of the Assembly and SUNY/CID Senior Associate Dr. David E. Guinn

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.


Other Features

Center for International Development signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Assembly of Quebec

Image of Signing ceremony with SUNY/CID Acting Director, Jim Utermark (right), and Senior Associate, Dr. David E. Guinn, in the National Assembly Chamber with Secretary General, Michel Bonsaint (seated).

On March 31, 2015, the National Assembly of Quebec (NAQ) and SUNY Center for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which they will join forces to develop programming to promote legislative development around the world. This agreement brings together two preeminent leaders in legislative development.


Meet the Press in Cote d’Ivoire: LSP sponsors a major media workshop

Photo of an attendee asking a question at the LSP sponsered media workshop

Sixty journalists from 24 districts joined 12 Deputies, 11 members of the Center for Information and Communications of the National Assembly of Cote d’Ivoire and other key legislative staff for a training workshop to promote improved coverage of the National Assembly.



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David Guinn: "Legislative Strengthening: An Annotated Bibliography" (pdf)

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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.