CIG Supports Governments to Build Strong Nations in Africa

Singapore, 25 April 2023 – The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) and the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) have opened applications for the inaugural Strong Nations for Africa programme. Designed for senior African public sector leaders, the programme will support them to build strong nations for the next generation.

The programme will be held in Nairobi, Kenya and Singapore, covering three broad themes: Understanding and Stewarding Strong Nations, Developing Individual Leadership and Building a Wise, Prosperous and Unified Nation.

Participants can look forward to learning from expert-led sharing sessions and lectures, curated learning journeys and from like-minded peers.

Applications will be open for three weeks and close on 19 May 2023.

Click here for more information regarding the programme and applications details.

About the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG)

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) is an international non-profit organisation, headquartered in Singapore. We believe in a world where citizens have a deep sense of trust in their governments and public institutions, and where nations are governed by principled, wise leaders supported by an effective civil service. Trust and effective governance serve as a strong foundation for national development and prosperity. CIG supports governments in building government talent, leadership and public service capabilities through training programmes, research initiatives and advisory work. We are not affiliated with any national government or political party, and we do not represent any partisan or commercial interests.

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About the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG)

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) is the training arm of CIG. CAG complements and supports CIG’s work by designing and delivering training programmes that are practitioner-oriented, to equip government leaders with capabilities required to meet the realities and demands of public service work. CAG works with its panel of adjunct trainers and subject matter experts in the design and delivery of these programmes.

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About African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM)

The African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) is a premier international professional organization that promotes best practices and excellence in public administration and management in Africa through research, publications, training, seminars, consultancy, conferences and awards. AAPAM membership includes African governments, private sector, civil society, international organizations, practitioners, academicians and young professionals. AAPAM operates mainly but not exclusively in Africa. Founded close to fifty years ago, AAPAM has led efforts to strengthen the administrative and management capacities of African public administration. AAPAM is governed through the General Assembly, Executive Committee, Council and Secretariat.

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