FAFEN News Alert – Fortnightly Newsletter- Issue 5

TDEA-FAFEN has released fifth issue of the fortnightly newsletter FAFEN News Alert which contains news related to setting up of candidates’ facilitation camps, disbursement of grants to partner organizations, CADGP staff trained to conduct activities in the field. Kindly go through the content of the newsletter and provide your valuable feedback at [email protected] for improvement.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 119th Session Report

ISLAMABAD, September 18, 2015: The 119th session of Senate was marked by low attendance of lawmakers during all five sittings, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session started on September 14 and was prorogued sine die on September 18, 2015 with almost all the sittings starting on scheduled time. On average, each sitting lasted three hours and 24 minutes with 19 (18%) lawmakers present at the outset and 26 (25%) at the time of adjournment.

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – August 2015

پاکستان کے پہلے پارلیمانی میگزین ایوان عام کے نویں شمارے ( اگست 2015 ) میں آپ پارلیمان اور صوبائی اسمبلیوں کے  حالیہ اجلاسوں کی روداد ، اراکین ،قائدین ایوان و حزب اختلاف  کی مختلف نشستوں کے دوران حاضری کی صورتحال ،  کی گئی قانون سازی اور قراردادوں کی منظوری سمیت دیگر کارروائی ملاحظہ کر سکتے…

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Strengthening Voice and Accountability Programming in the Education Sector

Strengthening Voice and Accountability Programming in the Education Sector report is unique in terms of its approach, methodology and content. It is not an evaluation or assessment of education projects in Pakistan, but instead, a validation that the results attributed to these countrywide interventions are an outcome of rigorous implementation of Voice and Accountability (V&A) programming. The validation exercise included seven projects supported by Ilm Ideas and four by other donors.

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FAFEN News Alert – Fortnightly Newsletter- Issue 4

TDEA-FAFEN releases 4th edition of its fortnightly newsletter ‘FAFEN News Alert’ on Tuesday (September 15, 2015). The newsletter contains articles related to barrier on women voters, CADGP project staff trainings, Election Commission of Pakistan, power of vote, invoking RTIs for parliamentary information etc. Kindly go through the content of the newsletter and provide your valuable feedback at [email protected] for improvement.

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Punjab PA Session Marked by Low Interest of Lawmakers

ISLAMABAD, September 9, 2015: The 16th session of the Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance of lawmakers as the House witnessed passage of one and introduction of eleven government bills, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising ten sittings, started on August 26, 2015 and concluded on September 8, 2015. On average, each sitting started 95 minutes behind the schedule and lasted an hour and 36 minutes.

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FAFEN News Alert – Fortnightly Newsletter- Issue 3

TDEA-FAFEN releases 3rd edition of its fortnightly newsletter ‘FAFEN News Alert’ on Monday (August 31, 2015). The Newsletter contains news of Haripur by-election, upcoming CADGP trainings, FAFEN’s petition on opening up Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms, Deteriorating Infrastructure of Government Schools and MPs Attendance Record Card. Kindly go through the newsletter and give your valuable feedback at [email protected] for improvement.

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24th National Assembly Session Attendance Report Card

FAFEN releases the Attendance Report Card for the 24th National Assembly Session. The report is based on the attendance data made public by the National Assembly Secretariat. The report sheds light on overall attendance of the lawmakers during the session as well as the attendance of key members such as Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, parliamentary leaders and federal ministers.

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NA Session: 12 Bills Passed, Nine Resolutions Adopted amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2015: The 24th session of the National Assembly was marked by the passage of twelve government bills and adoption of nine resolutions as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising 14 sittings, started on July 27 and was prorogued on August 13, 2015. On average, each sitting started 32 minutes behind the schedule and lasted three hours and four minutes.

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