New CPA Executive Committee meet at 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

The newly constituted Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association met at the conclusion of the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh and elected the new Vice-Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee.

The CPA Executive Committee represents the nine regions of the CPA – Africa; Asia; Australia; British Islands and Mediterranean; Canada; Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic; India; Pacific; and South East Asia. 

The meeting was chaired by the new Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee, Hon. Emilia Lifaka (Cameroon) and during the meeting, Hon. Alexandra Mendes, MP (Canada Federal) was confirmed as the new Vice-Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee.

Published Wednesday 15 November 2017.

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Notes to Editors:


The 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, taking place from 1-8 November 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh is the annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and is hosted by the CPA Bangladesh Branch and the Parliament of Bangladesh. 

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), now in its 106th year with HM Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth as its Patron, exists to develop, promote and support Commonwealth Parliamentarians and parliamentary staff to identify benchmarks of good governance and to implement the enduring values of the Commonwealth. The CPA is an international community of Commonwealth Parliaments and Legislatures working together to deepen the Commonwealth’s commitment to the highest standards of democratic governance. 

For further information about the CPA, please contact: 

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
CPA Secretariat, Westminster House, 
Suite 700, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, 
United Kingdom 
T: 44-20-7799-1460 
F: 44-20-7222-6073 

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