Strengthening Citizen Engagement through Decentralization to Enhance Public Service Delivery in Africa

Report of 33rd Roundtable Conference of the Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM).

Lilongwe,Malawi 14 – 18 November 2011

Hostedby
Republic of Malawi

Principal Sponsors

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
The Commonwealth Secretariat
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
Canadian international Development Agency (CIDA)

Acknowledgements

AAPAM successfully held the 33rd Roundtable in Lilongwe Malawi, a feat that was made possible by the commitment and dedication shown by the Government and the people of Malawi. Hon. Henry Chimunthu Banda, Speaker of the Malawian National Assembly delivered a speech on behalf of the President of the Republic of Malawi, His Excellency President Professor Ngwazi Bingu Wa Mutharika, in addition, the culture of Malawi was showcased through the traditional songs and dance that the delegates were graced with. Special thanks are extended to the National Organizing committee (NOC) team under the stewardship of Mr. N. Mhura, Deputy Chief Secretary in the office of the president and Cabinet, for their proper planning and logistic arrangements. Sincere gratitude goes to the team of Rapporteurs who documented proceedings of the conference with precision. AAPAM wishes to acknowledge the consistent technical and financial support provided by our Developmental partners namely: The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), through the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC), the Commonwealth Secretariat through the Governance and Institutional Development Division (GIDD), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).
 

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