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06.09.2017 // By editor

Engaging Africa's Youth in Democratic Governance - Beyond Rhetoric

As part of its knowledge management strategy, and as a follow up to the conversations emanating from the 2016 Regional DG Trends Youth Consultations, AGA collaborated with ISS to produce two policy briefs on young people. While one focused on young women, this one looks broadly at young people's participation in democratic governance spaces.   This policy brief on Engaging Africa's Youth in Democratic Governance - Beyond Rhetoric is co-written by Edward Kahuthia formerly of AGA and Lauren Tracey of ISS. 

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06.09.2017 // By editor

Curating Youth Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa

2016 marks the fourth year in which the African Governance Architecture has ensured a deliberate and structured participation of young people in the programmes of the African Governance Platform, as guided by the African Governance Architecture Youth Engagement Strategy (AGA-YES). This is especially true for our flagship initiative, the Annual High-Level Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance where AGA has instituted an annual youth pre-forum. The pre-forum provides a platform

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17.07.2017 // By editor

Treaty for the African Medicines Agency (AMA)

The 3rd Stakeholders Consultations on the Draft Treaty for the African Medicines Agency (AMA).

“At the end of this meeting, we should have cleaned-up versions of these key AMA documents that will be ready for consideration by the Specialized Technical Committee on Health, Population and Drug Control in March 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,’ Amb. Dr Maiyegun emphasised.

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04.07.2017 // By editor

Africa: Preventing Election Violence Is a Priority for Africa

It's a busy time for elections in Africa, with countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Zimbabwe and Kenya gearing up for the polls. And as elections increasingly become the legitimate way to acquire political power on the continent, winning votes has become a matter of life and death for the political elite in many countries.

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16.03.2017 // By editor

Moving From Rhetoric to Action - Delivering for Young Women

As part of its knowledge management strategy, and as a follow up to the conversations emanating from the 2016 Regional DG Trends Youth Consultations, AGA collaborated with ISS to produce two policy briefs on young people. While one looked broadly at young people's participation in democratic governance spaces, this one zooms in on delivering for young women.

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