The 58th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ensuring a Relevant Commonwealth for the Future
Addresses by CPA Secretary-General and the Commonwealth Secretary-General.
A. Empowering Future Generations through Access to Health and Education and Vocational Training. (Host Branch topic)
B. Should the Commonwealth Establish a Commissioner for Democracy, the Rule of Law and Human Rights?
C. The Politics of Constitution-Making, the Role of Parliaments in Relation to the People.
D. Ensuring Adequate Parliamentary Scrutiny of Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. (Small Branches Topic)
E. The Role of Parliamentarians in Conflict Resolution and Peace- Building.
F. Engaging Political Parties to Improve Gender-responsive Governance. (Gender-Related Topic)
G. Terrorism – The Threat to Democracy, Peace and Security.
H. Tackling Youth Unemployment.
The Role of Social Media in Modern-day Politics
The 32nd Small Branches Conference
1st Plenary Session
Ensuring Adequate Parliamentary Scrutiny of Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
2nd Plenary Session
The Impact of the Informal Economy on Economic Diversification in Small States
3rd Plenary Session
Strategies to Increase Women’s Representation in Parliaments in Small States
4th Plenary Session
Measuring Progress and Well-being Beyond GDP in Small States