In 2010, Kenya held a referendum and its citizens voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new constitution1. The 2010 Constitution ushered in many changes chief of which brought government closer to the people through creation of 47 counties and delegation of functions and services previously deliberated and delivered at the national level to the county level.
SUNY/CID Congratulates Lejla Hasanović, a Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellow for European Entrepreneurs and Innovators
Lejla Hasanović, who serves as the Legal and Policy Advisor at SUNY/CID’s USAID/Strengthening Governing Institutions and Practices (SGIP) project in Bosnia and Herzegovina, completed a two week Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) fellowship in in Washington DC. This fellowship focuses on developing and cultivating relationships for top European and Eurasian entrepreneurs.
On July 28, 2017 SUNY/CID’s USAID-funded Strengthening Governing Institutions and Processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina (USAID/SGIP) and the Bosnia and Herzegovina State Ministry of Justice held a training for the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption and Coordination of the Fight against Corruption (APIK). The training covered anti-corruption principles and practices for drafting laws to eliminate loopholes for corruption.
- SUNY/CID expert cited by world leader
- USAID invites SUNY/CID experts to collaborate to help IDPs
- Inclusive Governance: Training Inspires Mechanism for Enhancing Citizen Participation
- Out With the Old! Support Enhances Stakeholder Participation in Education Reforms
- Better Managers, Better Schools! Training Strengthens Governance of Primary Schoolsight
Current and Recent Projects
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.
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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