Strategic Plan 2012 - 2016
DEMOCRATIC AND STATE GOVERNANCE
To support effective electoral management including transparent data and results transmission systems, accountable and efficient financing, competent public communications together with raising standards of institutional and professional integrity within electoral management bodies
To promote equitable participation of all voters in the political process, notably of women
To support civil society partners promote campaign messages on the importance of public support for good and democratic governance
To facilitate debate among candidates and parties pledging to advance the reform agenda should they be elected
To promote reforms of parliamentary procedures that will enhance the capacity of the general citizenry to influence the content of draft laws.
DECENTRALISATION, BUREAUCRATIC REFORM AND PUBLIC SERVICE GOVERNANCE
To develop performance evaluation systems for civil servants that raise their professionalism, including the promotion of an accountable system based on merit
To increase public service delivery focused on strengthening the welfare of the wider community
To streamline investment permit and licensing systems in order to enhance economic competitiveness and promote integrity in the business community.
CIVIL SOCIETY EMPOWERMENT (AND OPEN GOVERNANCE)
To strengthen the political participation of the citizenry both in implementation and also in oversight of the elections
To promote the capacity of the citizenry to participate in the process of planning and implementing development
To enhance complaints management mechanisms supported by social and community oversight from the village to the national level.
POVERTY ERADICATION AND ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE
To promote a redistribution of economic opportunities that specifically favours marginalised communities including developing economic strategies and policies that empower small scale enterprises to compete globally
To support a regulatory framework that enables the central government to manage and maintain equity and balance in national and regional development
To help the government develop a grand strategy that ensures the supply of staple food products.
SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE
To promote balanced economic development that is protective of the environment and oriented to the future
To increase the area of land under forest coverage
To institutionalise mechanisms to resolve conflicts over land tenure
To synchronise government policies in responding to climate change.