July 2016

41st Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region takes place in Nassau, The Bahamas

The Bahamas Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is hosting the 41st Regional Conference of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic (CAA) Region from 22 to 30 July 2016. Please click here for the news story.




Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians participate in first Commonwealth Women Leaders Summit

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has convened the first Commonwealth Women Leaders’ Summit on 14 July 2016 to develop an action plan on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The summit was delivered in partnership with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and attended by Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians.

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CPA Secretary-General delivers seven Roadshows in Tonga

The CPA Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Mr Akbar Khan has delivered CPA Roadshows to hundreds of young people in Tonga while attending the 47th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference for the Pacific Region.

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Small Branches are priority for reinvigorated Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

The CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan, has attended the 47th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference in Nuku’alofaTonga.

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CPA Secretary-General delivers a CPA Roadshow at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

The CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan has visited the Victoria University of Wellington to deliver a CPA Roadshow on Parliament and the Commonwealth.

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CPA Secretary-General visits CPA New Zealand Branch

The CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan, visited the New Zealand Branch of the CPA and the Parliament of New Zealand on his first visit as Secretary-General.

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August 2016



CPA Parliamentary Staff Development Workshop for the Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic (CAA) Region takes place in St George’s, Grenada 

The 6th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Parliamentary Staff Development Workshop for the CAA Region takes place in St George’s, Grenada, hosted by the Parliament of Grenada from 22 to 24 August 2016. Parliamentary staff will represent the following jurisdictions: Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Guyana, Dominica, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Jamaica, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, St Christopher and Nevis and St Lucia.

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

The CPA Mauritius Branch and the Parliament of Mauritius hosts the 47th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Regional Conference from 22 to 27 August 2016, at Balaclava, in Mauritius. At the same time, the conference will also host the 7th Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Africa Regional Conference on 24 August 2016, at Balaclava, in Mauritius.

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September 2016



Commonwealth CPA Roadshows tour comes to Twickenham Prep School in South West London with local MP 

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan and local UK Member of Parliament, Dr Tania Mathias MP visited Twickenham Prep School in South West London as part of the CPA Roadshows tour of schools and universities across the Commonwealth.

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Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) visits CPA Northern Ireland Branch at Northern Ireland Assembly and delivers CPA Roadshows to young people 

The Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan has visited the Northern Ireland Branch of the CPA at the invitation of Jo-Anne Dobson MLA, Chair of the Northern Ireland CPA Branch, Northern Ireland Assembly. During his visit the Secretary-General met with the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly and with Members of the CPA Northern Ireland Executive Committee and other Members of the Assembly. The CPA Secretary-General also visited two local schools in Northern Ireland - Lurgan College and Dromore Central Primary School - as part of the CPA Roadshows tour of the Commonwealth schools and universities.

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