Support to Law Making


Advocating for Increased Resource’s

for Children

We can make the difference

Strengthening Accountability in Public Finance


The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) was established in 2007 with the aim of strengthening Parliaments locally and regionally. SAPST’s work involves training of Committees and the Secretariat of Parliament in legislative, policy and budget analysis and reporting.

John Makamure

Executive Director

Excellence in Parliamentary Strengthening for Good Governance and Democracy

Advocating for Increased Resource Allocation for Children in Africa

The specific focus of SAPST’s intervention is increasing allocation and spending in sectors that promote development of children through strengthening parliamentary rights-based approach to budgeting…

Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in Public Finance Management (STAP)

Transparency and Accountability in Public Finance Management (STAP) aimed at contributing towards addressing economic challenges emanating from lack of fiscal discipline, transparency and accountability in Zimbabwe.

Sapst TV


MPs want Electoral law reform process intensified
Legislators say there is need to expedite the electoral law reform process in order to create a conducive environment for credible, free and fair elections as the country gears up…
SAPST capacitate Lesotho MPs on Legislative Drafting and Analysis
Following a grant that SAPST received from the Department of State, Bureau on Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL), our team is in Maseru, Lesotho for a legislative analysis and…
Lesotho Parliament Applauds SAPST for technical support
Lesotho Clerk of Parliament Advocate Lebohang Fine Maema KC has expressed gratitude to SAPST for offering technical support on legislative drafting and analysis during a workshop held recently in Maseru….

In the region SAPST implements a programme which seeks to enhance the recognition, promotion, protection and fulfilment of Social, Economic and Cultural Rights in both the SADC region generally and in the target countries Malawi, Botswana and Lesotho

SAPST also works in East and Southern Africa to ensure increased and improved quality of spending on sectors and programmes in East and Southern Africa supporting survival, learning and protection of children.

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