8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament

6 - 10 November 2016
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


An annual core programme of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), the Commonwealth Youth Parliament rotates alphabetically through the Regions of the Commonwealth. The 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament (CYP8) will take place in British Columbia, Canada from 6 to 10 November 2016

It is expected that a maximum of 66 young people from around the Commonwealth will participate. It is an opportunity for young people from the Commonwealth to experience aspects of parliamentary democracy and provides a platform for them to establish links with like-minded peers. they will also experience a 'real-life' working parliament or legislature. Formal parliamentary practice adapted from several Commonwealth countries will be followed and the proceedings will be observed under the watchful eyes of experienced parliamentary officials.

To read the CPA news story about the 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament please click here.

Information for participants in the 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament (CYP8) in British Columbia, Canada can find further information at www.leg.bc.ca/cyp8.

For further information about the Commonwealth Youth Parliament please contact the CPA Secretariat hq.sec@cpahq.org.

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