Malawi APRM Popular Sensitisation (MAPS) Project

The Malawi APRM Popular Sensitisation (MAPS) Project aims to enhance meaningful participation of civil society in the country’s African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process, through capacity-building, fostering better knowledge of process, and developing a written submission on the key governance issues in Malawi.

APRM @ 19 – How far so far?

On 9 March 2022, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) celebrates its 19th birthday. Established in 2003 as the continent’s premier governance self-assessment and promotion tool, the APRM has a mixed history.

Lesotho APRM Popular Sensitisation Project

The Lesotho APRM Popular Sensitisation (LAPS) Project aims to enhance meaningful participation of civil society in the country’s African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process, through capacity-building, fostering better knowledge of process, and developing a written submission on the key governance issues in Lesotho.

Zimbabwe APRM Popular Sensitisation Project

The Zimbabwe APRM Popular Sensitisation Project (ZAPS) aims to enhance the participation of civil society in the Zimbabwe African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process, through capacity-building, fostering better knowledge of the APRM and its rules and opportunities, and co-creating a written submission on the key governance issues.

South Africa APRM Popular Sensitisation Project

The South African APRM Popular Sensitisation Project (SAPS) aims to enhance the participation of civil society in South Africa’s African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process, through capacity-building, fostering better knowledge of the APRM and its rules and opportunities, and co-co-creating a written submission on the key governance issues as South Africa prepares to undergo its second-generation country review.

Botswana APRM Popular Sensitisation Project

The Botswana APRM Popular Sensitisation (BAPS) aims to enhance meaningful participation of civil society in the country’s African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process, through capacity-building, fostering better knowledge of process, and developing a written submission on the key governance issues in Botswana.

Nhlakanipho Zikalala

His research interests include Social Justice and Human Rights, International Law, Foreign Policy and Political Theory in the Global South. He holds an LLM degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he served as a Senior Editor for the university’s Student Law Review. Nhlakanipho holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Political […]

APRM Sensitisation Project in Namibia

The APRM Sensitisation Project in Namibia (ASPIN) aims to enhance the participation of civil society in the Namibian African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process, through capacity-building, fostering better knowledge of the APRM and its rules and opportunities, and developing a written submission on the key governance issues in Namibia.

Luanda Mpungose

Luanda Mpungose is the Outreach and Partnership Manager at SAIIA. She was previously the African Governance and Diplomacy Programme Officer. Since joining SAIIA, Luanda has undertaken research on youth policy participation, BRICS cooperation and South Africa’s foreign policy. She recently co-authored a book chapter on South Africa’s Foreign Policy. Luanda holds an Honours Degree in […]

Steven Gruzd

Steven Gruzd first joined SAIIA in April 2003 as the Research Manager on the NEPAD and Governance Programme, and became Head of the successor programme on Governance and the APRM, in May 2008. He rejoined SAIIA in this capacity in October 2013, having spent two years as Senior Researcher and Diplomatic Liaison at the SA […]