The purpose of the seminar is to harness the delegate’s understanding and knowledge of the 4th Industrial Revolution in order to determine strategies and develop context-specific capacity building programmes for African Parliaments in the knowledge based economy.


The objectives of seminar are to:

  • Enhance and stimulate debate on the role of Parliaments in the Knowledge Based Economy using the 4th Industrial Revolution as the rallying point.
  • Revisit the question of what knowledge, skills and abilities do parliamentarians need to do their job by identifying relevant Capacity Building Programme in a changing world and parliamentary environment.
  • Enhance strategies for developing, managing and securing African Parliament’s intellectual knowledge.
  • Develop strategic partnerships for sustainable capacity building programme for African Parliament.