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Pipoz Parliament Online Launch

PAAGZ, officially launched the online Pipoz Parliament on 16th February 2022.The Pipoz Parliament Online, is a platform for interaction on governance processes in the country.The Pipoz Parliament online is broadcasted on the PAAGZ Facebook page and Youtube Channel. Various issues have been discussed on the platform which include,the Cyber Security Law,Youth Unemployment,Zambia’s Debt and much more.The conversation is hosted …

YOUTH DEBATE

The People’s Action for Accountability and Good Governance in Zambia (PAAGZ) conducted a Youth Debate on Youth Day 12th March 2022.The debate focused on the social, political and economic challenges that young people in the country are faced with. A lack of access to employment, income, freedom and other basic needs. During the debate, it was revealed that these challenges…

STREET DEBATE-MISISI

PAAGZ conducted another street debate in Misisi Compound,the debate motion was “IS THE CDF ENOUGH TO ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEMS OF MISISI COMPOUND”. During this session, residents of Misisi community were invited to air their expressions the recently increased Constituency Development Fund and challenges that there civic leaders should address . Some of the issues that came to light included: Lack…

STREET DEBATE-MANDEVU

PAAGZ conducted a street debate in Lusaka’s Mandevu compound,the debate aimed at increasing youth participation in governance processes in the country.The motion of this debate was “IS THE LAW ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION INZ AMBIA TOO LIMITING?” Members of the community took turns in airing out their views on the motion, this included women and young people on the streets…

PRM TRAINING

PAAGZ conducted a Public Resource Management training for young people in Lusaka on 18th January 2022.This training aims at positioning youths as custodians of democracy and good governance in Zambia. PAAGZ seeks to pursue a more citizen based advocacy and influencing approach to the demand for responsible and accountable leadership in the management of public resources. During this training, participants…

SCHOOL OF SATIRE

PAAGZ in partnership with Magamba TV of Zimbabwe trained young satirist in content creation using satire. The school of satire aims at enabling young people in Zambia to participate meaningfully in political processes and discourses of national importance. At PAAGZ,we believe creatives have a say on the social,economic and political issues of Zambia.

STREET DEBATE

Debate yapa street was conducted in Lusaka’s Garden Compound on Zambia Increasing debt situation.This is an initiative PAAGZ with support from OSISA to improve youth and citizen engagement on governance and national issues. Because it was conducted on the streets,the general public was also given an opportunity to participate and air out their views.

THE PIPOZ PARLIAMENT

People’s Action for Accountability and Good Governance in Zambia (PAAGZ) with support from Oxfam in Zambia implemented the Pipoz Parliament in three provinces of Zambia namely;Eastern,Western and Central. The project aimed at providing platforms that allow for decision-makers to directly access information from well informed citizens on how policies and Programmes are affecting their lives and ensure that development is bottom up and responds to…

PUBLIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TRAINING-CHOMA

The People’s Action for Accountability and Good Governance with support from the Open Society Initiative Southern Africa conducted a day’s training on Public Resource Management and Social Accountability. This training was conducted on the 12th of March 2021 at Crystal Lodge in Choma. During this training, participants, were given the opportunity to share what social and economic challenges they were faced with in their respective communities….