|Post Date: 28 October 2014|
PIN held a meeting with Commissioner Kamotho Waiganjo of the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution (CIC) on Friday, 24th October, 2014. He is the convener of the Public Finance Management and Devolution Thematic area at the CIC. The Commissioner encouraged the network and other like minded CSOs to play a more active role in monitoring legislation and policy for compliance with the letter and spirit of the constitution, both at the National and the County level. He identified technical capacity and resource availability as some of the strengths of CSOs and urged that we endeavor to grow capacity at the local level, especially in the areas of Public Finance Management. Present at the forum were representatives of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Institute for Education in Democracy (IED), International Budget Partnership (IBP-Kenya), Africa Centre for Open Governance, Transparency International (TI-Kenya), Institute for Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA) and SUNY Kenya.