Les Chambres de Métiers sont auprès des pouvoirs publics, les organes représentatifs des intérêts généraux du secteur de l’artisanat au niveau de la collectivité territoriale formant leur circonscription. A ce titre, elles donnent leur avis, à la demande des pouvoirs publics ou formulent des suggestions de leur propre initiative sur les questions relatives au secteur de l’artisanat. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) is a self-regulating body which serves the profession and the public by promoting justice, protecting the independence of the judiciary and upholding the Rule of Law. Its objectives are inter alia
* to maintain and enhance the standards of conduct and integrity of all members of the legal profession;
* to present the view of the legal profession;
* to further the development of law as an instrument of social engineering and social justice. ... [according to site editor's information]
The objectives of the Society of Advocates of Namibia are
* To uphold the interest of Advocates in Namibia.
* To deal with all matters affecting the legal profession in Namibia and to take action thereon if necessary.
* To consider, promote and participate in all matters concerning the teaching and the practice of law and the administration of justice in the interest of the public. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) is the umbrella professional body for bankers in Nigeria. The principal responsibilities include the determination of the standards of knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the banking profession, conducting professional examinations leading to the award of certificates and ensuring the furtherance , maintenance and observation of ethical standards and professionalism among practitioners of the banking profession in Nigeria. ... [according to site editor's information]
The NBA is the umbrella body of all lawyers admitted to practice law in Nigeria. It is engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria. It has an observer status with the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights, and a working partnership with many national and international non-governmental organizations concerned with human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria and in Africa.
A lawyer’s admission into the NBA is automatic having satisfied the members of the Body of Benchers with the requirements of good character and proficiency in the Bar Final Examination. The NBA is made up of 88 branches, spread across the 36 states of Nigeria. With a membership base of about 55,000, it is reputed to be the largest professional association in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Swaziland Institute of Accountants (SIA) services the accountants and auditors profession by providing a professional home for accountants in the Kingdom. The majority of the more than 200 members offer auditing, accounting and allied services to the general public and to business entities, ranging from large to small organizations, owner-managed business. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the SNAT is to improve the professional, socio-economic status of teachers, enhance collective bargaining for teachers and encourage maximum participation and dynamic provision of quality education to the learner and the Swazi Nation at large. [according to site editor's information]
ATE formerly known as the Federation of Tanganyika Employers (FTE) is Tanzania’s apex Employers’ Organisation. One of ATE's core functions is to represent employers' interests in the formulation and implementation of national policies and legislation on labour relations. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA) is a not-for-profit, professional association of publishers in Nigeria.
Some of the activities of the NPA:
Promoting and protecting the interest of the publishing industry in all fronts. Promoting the development of a good reading culture in the country thereby enhancing book output and sales. Developing better relationship between publishers and government agencies and parastatals concerned with book development e.g. NCC, UBE, NERDC, etc. Providing professional training to members and non-members on publishing to enhance professionalism in the publishing trade in Nigeria. Organising National Book Week or Festivals. Organising seminars, symposia, lectures and conferences about the development in the book trade. Publication of the Nigerian Books-in-Print. NPA also publishes a magazine “The Publisher". ... [according to site editor's information]