Workshop on the Role of Parliamentarians in Managing Constituency Development Funds

Date: 2-5 September 2015
Location: London, UK

Following the CPA's cooperation with the SUNY Center for International Development of the State University of New York since 2010, the CDF Toolbox will be completed at a CPA global workshop that will take place in London from 2-5 September 2015.  The Workshop will adopt the two remaining tools in the tool box. It will also review the introduction to the tool box.

This is the CPA’s fourth Workshop on the role of MPs in managing CDFs. The first three workshops achieved the following objectives:

  • June 7-9, 2011: Workshop hosted by the Parliament of Jamaica and CPA: Discussion and acceptance of the Principles and Guidelines for Constituency Development Funds 
  • October 9-11, 2012: Workshop hosted by the Parliament of Tanzania and CPA: Discussion and acceptance for the overall design of the toolbox and of Tool #3: Public Participation. 
  • August 13-14: Workshop on CDFs hosted by the Parliament of Papua New Guinea and CPA: Discussion and acceptance of Tool #1: Sourcing and Financing; Tool #4: Procurement and Contracting; and Tool #5: Implementation

The London Workshop from September 2-5 will achieve the following objectives:  

  • Discuss and accept  Tool #2: Rules and Procedures   
  • Discuss and Accept Tool #6: Impact Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Discuss and accept the Introduction to the Tool Box