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Afghanistan Parliamentary Assistance Program (APAP)
DATES: September 2004 - September 2011
PARTNERS: State University of New York - Research Foundation
The Afghanistan Parliamentary Assistance Project (APAP), which is funded by USAID but implemented by the State University of New York’s Center for International Development, is working to establish an Afghan parliament that operates as a strong, effective, and independent deliberative body. The project’s primary objectives are to: design a legislative strengthening strategy; help establish and develop a strong, independent, and effective parliament; provide technical assistance to parliamentary committees; strengthen Parliament’s public outreach capacity; and, establish and support a parliamentary budget office and educational institute.