The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) exists to develop, promote and support Parliamentarians and their staff to identify benchmarks of good governance and to implement the enduring values of the Commonwealth.

Latest Events

Current and Future CPA Programmes and Activities 

Find out about current and future CPA Programmes.


Job Vacancies at the CPA Secretariat

The CPA Headquarters Secretariat is currently recruiting.


CPA Roadshows take place across the Commonwealth

Click here to find out about hosting a CPA Roadshow. 



  • CPA Post-Election Seminar for the St Helena Legislative Council, Jamestown, St Helena, 20 to 27 January 2018
  • 9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament, Jersey, Channel Islands, 25 February to 1 March 2018
  • Commonwealth Day 2018, All CPA Branches and at CPA Headquarters Secretariat, Monday 12 March 2018
  • CPA Parliamentary Staff Development Programme with McGill University, Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training, Nairobi, Kenya, 19 to 23 March 2018 
  • Commonwealth Summit 2018/CHOGM, London and Windsor, United Kingdom, 16 to 20 April 2018 
  • Please contact the CPA Headquarters Secretariat via for details of forthcoming conferences and events. 

To see all our current programmes, please 
click here.


The Parliamentarian


The Parliamentarian is the quarterly journal of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the Journal of Commonwealth Parliaments. Click here to find out more.

CPA Annual Report
To read the latest CPA Annual Report please click here.

Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP)

The Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) promotes the representation of women in parliaments and works towards the mainstreaming of gender in all legislation and across society. The CWP has a wide range of activities across Commonwealth Parliaments and works with different organisations. Click here to find out more.

Job Vacancies at the CPA

For the latest job vacancies at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Headquarters SecretariatClick here to find out more.

63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC)
 Find out about the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) due to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 1-8 November 2017. Please click here.

CPA News
To read about the latest CPA news and activities please click here.

Commonwealth Day 2017
 Find out about the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's activities on Commonwealth Day 2017. Please click here.

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