Midrand, South Africa – In the context of its five-year Millennium Development Goals programme (MDGs), AWEPA held the annual Steering Committee (SC) meeting of the programme at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP), in South Africa, in October 2014.
This activity brought together representatives from all programme partners, namely the PAP, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS-P), the Economic and Monetary Community of West African States (CEMAC-P), the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF), the Network of African Parliamentarians (NAP) and AWEPA.
The SC meeting served to review progress and provide strategic guidance to the MDG programme. In particular, AWEPA provided partners with information relating to the finalization of the programme’s Mid-Term Review process, which was launched during the April 2013 SC meeting in Kigali and finalized in 2014. Furthermore, partners debated the strategic planning for 2015 and beyond.