IPAC inaugurates committees on Peer Review Mechanism for political leaders
The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has inaugurated a 47-man Ad-hoc committees on Peer Review Mechanism of elected leaders in order to assist political parties achieve the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs), which was part of their manifestos.
National Chairman, IPAC, Engr. Yabagi Yusuf Sani, who disclosed this in Abuja on Friday, charged the committees to take their responsibilities seriously and work diligently to ensure that they make progress towards achieving party manifesto and the SDGs through the effective implementation of the Peer Review Mechanism.
He said: “As party leaders, we have a crucial role to play in the implementation of the SDGs. We are responsible for ensuring that the policies and programs our elected members implement are aligned with the SDGs, and that we make progress towards achieving the targets set out in the Party Manifesto and the SDGs.
“IPAC will also engage with all stakeholders, including government agencies, civil society organizations, private sector entities and individuals to ensure that everyone is involved in the implementation of the Peer Review Mechanism. We must work together to mobilize resources, share knowledge and coordinate efforts.”
Adding: “I am confident that through the Peer Review Mechanism, we can make significant contributions to the implementation of party manifesto and SDGs.
“I therefore charge us to work together to build a nation where no one is left behind, where everyone has access to education, healthcare and clean water, where the planet is protected and where peace and prosperity are enjoyed by all.”
He recalled that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
Sani added that the peer review mechanism is an important tool that will help to assess progress elected members make towards achieving party manifestoes and the SDGs.
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