13 Mar 2017


Steven Gruzd


Democracy Report



Namibia and the African Peer Review Mechanism

Committing to Improved Governance

Namibia recently joined the African Peer Review Mechanism, a process by which African countries agree to be evaluated by their neighbours with the goal of improving governance on the continent. In the words of the paper,

This short guide is aimed at Namibian civil society, parliament
and policymakers, to explain how the APRM arose and was
conceptualised, what it is and what it entails for the country. It
will outline what Namibia can expect from the APRM process,
and what is required to undertake a successful, inclusive and
meaningful review. It also suggests further reading material to
learn more about the APRM