The organization is governed by a Board of Directors which is elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held once every four years. The APSP has a Secretariat office in Nairobi, Kenya, whose management is led by the Executive Director.
In the picture is the African platform and Social protection (APSP) Board members in session
The Annual Delegates conference (ADC)
The purpose of the ADC is to enhance learning, reviews and advocacy over key developmental issues on the continent. This is held annually and structured along key themes.
The APSP Annual Delegates Conference was organized in collaboration with the Rwanda Civil Society Platform and the Government of the Republic of Rwanda on 23rd and 24th October 2015. The annual event brought together government, Civil Society Organisations, National Social Protection Platforms, International Development Partners and intergovernmental organisations to reflect on APSP’s past and future prospects as well as the progress made in promoting Social Protection (SP) in Africa.
The 2015 Delegates conference had the following objectives;
To explore the opportunities and brainstorm on the role of National Platforms in accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through Social Protection
To create a forum for sharing lessons and experiences emanating from the projects on Social Accountability in Social Protection in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Zimbabwe and Zambia
To examine the role that National Platforms can play to promote the implementation of the AU’s Agenda 2063
To explore the role of SP in promoting health outcomes, especially at the community level.