The CPA Chairperson's Speeches and Articles



24/09/2020: 49th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean (BIM) Regional Conference
The Regional Conference was hosted by the Parliament of Malta and CPA Malta Branch with a virtual meeting from 24 to 25 September 2020. The Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Cameroon, addressed the opening of the regional conference via video link. Please click here for address.

15/09/2020: International Day of Democracy 2020
In her video message to Commonwealth Parliamentarians and parliamentary staff, the Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Cameroon spoke about the importance of democracy in the Commonwealth to mark International Day of Democracy and encouraged Parliamentarians across the Commonwealth to reflect on what democracy means to them and share their experiences on this important day. Please click here to view her video message.

30/06/2020: International Day of Parliamentarism 2020 #WorldParliamentDay
The Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee, Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Cameroon released a video message and statement to mark International Day of Parliamentarism which highlighted the importance of parliamentary democracy and its value to societies and the global community. Please click here for address.

09/03/2020: Commonwealth Day 2020
Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP, Chairperson of the CPA International Executive Committee and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Cameroon released a Commonwealth Day 2020 message on behalf of the CPA. Please click here to read the CPA Chairperson’s message.

25/11/2019: 10th Commonwealth Youth Parliament, Delhi, India 
Speech by the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Lifaka, MP to the youth participants and Members of Parliament at the 10th Commonwealth Youth Parliament, hosted by the CPA Delhi Branch and Delhi Legislative Assembly. Please click here for address.

19/11/2019: 38th CPA Australia and Pacific Regional Conference, South Australia 
Address by the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Lifaka, MP to the Members of Parliament and parliamentary staff at the 38th CPA Australia and Pacific Regional Conference (distributed to delegates). Please click here for address.

04/04/2019: Visit to the Parliament of Tanzania and CPA Africa Regional Secretariat

Speech by the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Lifaka, MP to the Members of Parliament and parliamentary staff at the National Assembly of Tanzania. Please click here for speech.   

23/11/2018: 2nd session of the United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law in Geneva, Switzerland 
Speech by the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Lifaka, MP, in session on Parliaments and human rights. Please click here for speech.

24/07/2018: 56th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Canada Regional Conference, Ottawa, Canada
Speech by the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP at the CPA Canada Regional Conference in Ottawa. Please click here for speech.

10/07/2018: 44th Parliamentary Assembly of La Francophonie, Quebec, Canada 
Speech by Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP, Chairperson of the Executive Committee to the 44th Parliamentary Assembly of La Francophonie - L’Assemblée Parlementaire de la Francophonie (APF)
in Quebec, Canada - please click here for speech in English and in French.

22/03/2018: CPA Executive Committee Mid-Year Meeting, Port Louis, Mauritius
The CPA Chairperson's speech at the opening of the meeting - please click here for speech.

26/02/2018: Commonwealth Parliamentarians Forum, London, United Kingdom
The CPA Chairperson's speech at the opening plenary session of the Forum ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM) - please click here for speech.


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Updated 28/09/2020/CPAHQ.