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Do Legislatures Matter? Strengthening Governance in Africa

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Do Legislatures Matter? Strengthening Governance in Africa

Published: January 22, 2013

This report summarizes a roundtable discussion exploring the question, “do legislatures matter?” It shares insights from the wide range of participants at the event and their responses to three questions:

1. What do African legislatures do?

2. Do legislatures in Africa act as checks on executive power?

3. How should we measure legislative effectiveness?

 

Author: Nathan Bowers-Krishnan

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