CPA Mauritius Branch hosts the 47th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Africa Regional Conference

The CPA Mauritius Branch and the Parliament of Mauritius have hosted the 47th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Regional Conference from 22 to 27 August 2016, at Balaclava, in Mauritius.

At the same time, the CPA Mauritius Branch also hosted the 7th Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Africa Regional Conference.

Delegates attended the regional conference from CPA Branches across the Africa Region and the CPA International Executive Committee was represented by Hon. Shirley M. Osborne MLA, Vice-Chairperson of the CPA International Executive Committee and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Montserrat. 

The conference heard opening addresses by
• Hon. Shirley M. Osborne MLA, Vice-Chairperson of the CPA International Executive Committee and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Montserrat
• Hon. Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, GCSK, Speaker of the Mauritius National Assembly and President of the CPA Africa Region
• Hon. Lindiwe Maseko, MP, Chairperson of CPA Africa Regional Executive Committee
• Hon. Angela T. Didiza, MP, Acting Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Africa Region Chairperson
• followed by a vote of thanks by Rt Hon. Acho I him, MP, Speaker of IMO State and Vice-President of the CPA Africa Region.

The conference took place at the InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort.

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