Africa Working Group

The Africa Working Group (AWG) is a sub-committee of the International Standing Panel at the National Academy of Public Administration in Washington, DC. Established in 2001, the AWG’s mission is to enhance public administration and governance in Africa.

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Call for Abstracts: Bridging the Gap Between Gender Responsive Budgeting and Participatory Budgeting
Author: NTTW2 Staff
Posted On: Jun 29, 2018

Introduction Two government budget initiatives that have been implemented in countries around the world since the 1980s are participatory budgeting and gender responsive budgeting. Participatory budgeting focuses on involving citizens in the government budgeting process, especially those who have historically been excluded from the process such as women and the indigent. Gender Responsive Budgeting is an effort to use the government budgeting process and tools to promote gender equality and the realization of women's...

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Meet and Greet with IREX’s Mandela Fellows
Author: Kaitlyn Hudgins
Posted On: Jun 15, 2018

The Africa Working Group of NAPA's International Standing Panel will host the Public Management Track participants of the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, currently studying at Howard University, for a reception at the Academy’s Washington D.C. offices on July 13, 2018 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (EST). ...

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Standing Panel Information
Author: Kaitlyn Hudgins
Posted On: May 23, 2018

To learn more about the Academy's Standing Panels and how to get involved, contact Kaitlyn Hudgins, Director of Fellow Engagement by email at or phone (202) 204-3648. ...

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