The state of ACDEG in light of the contemporary governance agenda in Africa

On 13 April 2022, the Charter Project Africa Civil Society Secretariat and the ECDPM convened a dialogue in commemoration of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections, and Governance (ACDEG): being 15 years since it was adopted by the African...

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Advancing the pan-African governance agenda: Lessons from fifteen years of the Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

On 13 April from 15.00-17.00 East African Time, Charter Project Africa will host the online panel event ‘Advancing the pan-African governance agenda: Lessons from fifteen years of the Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance’ to commemorate...

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The role of civic tech in consolidating democracy in Africa

This post was written by Andrew Songa (@drewfremen) and Aisha Dabo (@mashanubian). January 2022 will mark the fifteenth anniversary of the adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) – an instrument that was...

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Supporting democratic governance through innovative civic participation: Introducing the CivicTech Fund Africa

On 30 November 2021, the Charter Project Africa will officially launch the CivicTech Fund Africa, a mechanism aimed at supporting innovative citizen initiatives that use civic technology to facilitate inclusive public decision-making and strengthen...

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The ‘African Union Civic Tech Fund’ is launched!

The ‘African Union Civic Tech Fund’ was launched today. This initiative hosted by the African Union with support by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It is managed by the European Partnership for...

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