Scoring on average 20% stronger in the proposal evaluation process, Aparc was awarded the contract over industry competitor Digital Payment Technologies.
Aparc's SIEMENS Pay-Stations are favored for their robust engineering and ergonomic design.
As founder and director of the five-year-old APARC
, which hosts an annual African Presidential Roundtable of current and former African heads of state, Stith not only spreads the good news about the continent, but is helping African nations in the process of democratization and free market reform.
, led by the indefatigable Charles Stith--the former US ambassador to Tanzania, who has now devoted his life and considerable energies to the betterment of Africa--convened an international panel to discuss African land reforms at a most appropriate period.
Aparc and its unparalleled multi-space parking pay stations and handheld enforcement solution has passed the preliminary assessment as the superior choice, scoring on average 20% higher in the proposal evaluation process compared to the first runner-up proposer.
Handheld enforcement devices supplied by Aparc complete with proprietary enforcement and citation software, TicketManager[TM], communicate in real-time with the new parking pay stations so that parking enforcement officers of Juneau Police Department can more efficiently target violating vehicles.
Behind the scenes is an impressive network of communications that Aparc
designed so that all the components work together - not only for ease-of-use for the customer, but for the City to benefit from a seamless parking solution," says Robert Ziola, President and CEO of Aparc
At present this function is being carried out by the African Presidential Archives and Research Centre (APARC) at Boston University under the leadership of Ambassador Charles Stith.
Nevertheless, it is essential that we in Africa, including the private sector, should join in with organisations like APARC to tap into the experiences of our former leaders, including business leaders, and produce books, film and radio documentaries to preserve our historic heritage.
edged out many other bidders with their hybrid, "green" Pay-Stations and hand-in-hand vehicle sensor and enforcement solution; two City initiatives to keep picturesque Sausalito environmentally sustainable and motor vehicle traffic moving.
One of the more significant annual events that appears to have somehow passed under the radar in terms of media coverage is the African Presidential Roundtable, organised by Boston University's African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC
) and sponsored by the US United States Agency for International Development (USAid).
(23.) Jinwook Choi, "Changing Relations Between Party, Military, and Government in North Korea and Their Impact on Policy Direction," APARC
Working Paper (Stanford, CA: Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, 1999).