The Executive Director of the Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica), Mr. Sammy Obeng is speaking at a workshop on Public Debt Management and Legislative Budgeting in Mombasa, Kenya from the 20th to the 21st of April 2023.
The workshop is being organized by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in partnership with the House Democracy Partnership (HDP) – a bipartisan commission of the US House of Representatives that works to connect U.S. members and staff with their international parliamentary counterparts on issues related to legislative strengthening and development.
At the invitation of the National Democratic Institute, the Leader of PNAfrica – a Parliamentary Monitoring Organization based in Accra – Ghana, is participating and speaking at the Workshop which has brought together Members of Parliament from Ghana, The Gambia, Liberia, Zambia, Mozambique, and Kenya.
“I am privileged to be on two panels to discuss the topics “Transparency and Participation in the National Budget Process” and “The Importance of Openness and Transparency in Budget and Debt Management Processes,” Said Mr. Sammy Obeng in a post on his Facebook page @Sammy Obeng.
Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica) is a convener and connector of civil society parliamentary monitoring organizations and journalists towards promoting Open Parliaments across Africa.
From humble beginnings as Parliament-focused Newspaper, the PNAfrica has emerged as a reputable parliamentary monitoring civil society organization that has impacted parliamentary actors such as (CSOs, journalists, MPs, business associations etc.) from almost all countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, through partnered projects, pieces of training, publications, events, and speaking engagements such as this.
The Organization advances its vision to “promote open parliaments across Africa through four strategic priority areas such as – strengthening and supporting Parliaments in Africa; Building the capacity of parliamentary journalists and promoting access to information; convening civil society for knowledge management; and bringing parliaments closer to citizens through accountable and inclusive programs that impact the livelihood of the people of Africa.
Source: PNAfrica Comms