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.


The CPA Fundamentals Programme

The CPA Fundamentals programme starts in February 2017


CPA Roadshows take place across the Commonwealth

Click here to find out about hosting a CPA Roadshow. 



  • Start of the CPA Fundamentals Flagship ProgrammeFebruary 2017, McGill University in Montréal, Canada (for Small Branches) and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa     
  • Post-Election Seminar for the House of Assembly of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Dates to be confirmed, Grand Turk 
  • Commonwealth Day, 13 March 2017, All Branches
  • Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting, 25-28 April 2017, Darwin, Northern Territory 
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.

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

International Women's Day 2017
 Find out about the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) activity on #IWD2017 and hear the CWP Chairperson's video message please click here.

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

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