Expert Group Meeting on Revitalization of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM): Strategizing, Planning, and Developing Improved Review Methodologies

By African Union Commission (AUC)


WHAT: Media is invited to attend the APRM Experts meeting which seeks to conjure up strategies to improve the APRM review methodologies.

WHO: Prof. Eddie Maloka, Chief Executive Officer of the APRM Secretariat, Dr Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary, UNECA, H.E. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson, African Union will lead discussions.

DATE: 29 — 30 March 2016,

TIME: 09h30

WHERE: AU Conference Centre.

BACKGROUND: The objective of this expert meeting is to provide a platform to discuss and deliberate on elements of a Revitalization Strategy for APRM from an expert point of view and also provide the CEO with a forum to share his vision for the Mechanism. This would include revisiting the APRM methodology and updating its mandate to include important developments on the Continent including AU Agenda 2063 and UN Agenda 2030, with a view to outlining key strategic priorities on the way forward.