CPA Roadshows are taking place across the Commonwealth - 2017 events

 


 

CPA Roadshow visits St Thomas More High School in Southend, United Kingdom    

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, Mr Akbar Khan, CPA Secretary-General and Ms Meenakshi Dhar, CPA Director of Programmes have visited St Thomas More High School in the United Kingdom as part of the CPA Roadshows touring the Commonwealth to help to increase young people’s awareness of parliament and democracy. They spoke to some of the 6th Form students from St Thomas More High School and Westcliff High School. Please click here to read the news story.


 

CPA Secretary-General brings CPA Roadshows to young people on the Isle of Man    

The CPA Secretary-General visited four schools in the Isle of Man as part of the CPA Roadshows tour of the Commonwealth schools and universities. During the CPA Roadshows in the Isle of Man, the Secretary-General presented to over 200 young people. Please click here to read the news story.

 


 
Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) speaks to young people in Scotland about importance of the Commonwealth ‘post-Brexit’ during CPA Roadshows during Commonwealth week 

The CPA Secretary-General visited the Scotland Branch of the CPA at the Scottish Parliament during a week-long celebration of the importance of the Commonwealth, following Commonwealth Day 2017 which took place on Monday 13 March. Please click here to read the news story

  


 
CPA Secretary-General delivers lecture to university students at Rome Law School  

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan delivered a lecture‎ on the Commonwealth, the CPA and the role of Parliamentarians in the legal reform and development field to a group of PROLAW Masters Degree students at Loyola University Chicago School of Law - John Felice Rome Center with many of the students from Commonwealth countries. Please click here to read the news story

 


 
CPA Roadshow highlights youth political participation to university students in Malaysia  

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan brought the CPA Roadshows to Malaysia during his visit to the Parliament of Malaysia and the CPA Malaysia Branch with an engaging session with over 200 students and members of the Malaysia Youth Parliament at UiTM (MARA University of Technology). Please click here to read the news story

  


 
Youth engagement is the key to increased political participation says Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General during CPA Roadshow with students in Singapore  

The CPA Secretary-General brought the CPA Roadshows to Singapore during his visit with a lively workshop with over 50 students at the independent Anglo-Chinese School in Singapore where he spoke about the importance of the Commonwealth and of parliamentary democracy to the students aged from 13 to 15 years old. Please click here to read the news story

  


 
Youth engagement in Australia as Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Roadshow visits college students in Darwin   

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has brought its youth engagement programme to Australia with a CPA Roadshow visit to Taminmin College, a school in Darwin, Northern Territory. The CPA Roadshows highlight the importance of encouraging youth engagement in the political process and the sharing of Commonwealth political values, especially with the 60% of the 2.4 billion population of the Commonwealth who are aged under 30. Please click here to read the news story



Focus on increasing young people’s political participation in New Zealand at Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Roadshow   

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has brought its youth engagement programme to New Zealand with a CPA Roadshow visit to St Mary’s College in central Wellington. Please click here to read the news story

 



CPA Chairperson highlights the role of the Opposition as important for strengthening parliamentary democracy at CPA Roadshow for young people in Bangladesh    

The CPA President and Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Executive Committee, Hon. Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh has highlighted the role of the Opposition and the Treasury bench as important for strengthening parliamentary democracy at CPA Roadshow for young people in Bangladesh. The CPA Chairperson emphasised that if the Opposition plays a constructive and responsible role in the democratic process then the accountability of the government can be ensured. Please click here for the news story

 




Commonwealth Parliamentary Association bring CPA Roadshow for young people to Turks and Caicos     

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan has led a delegation of experts in the promotion of youth engagement with schools in the CPA’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region. The CPA Roadshow for over 150 young people was held at the Helena Jones Robinson High School Auditorium in Turks and Caicos as part of the CPA Roadshows tour of Commonwealth schools and universities. The CPA Secretary-General was accompanied on the CPA Roadshow by the Hon. Dwayne S. Taylor, MHA, Speaker of the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos; Hon. Sharlene L. Cartwright-Robinson, LLB CLE, JP, MHA, Premier and Minister for Finance, Investment and Trade; Hon. Charles W. Misick, OBE, JP, MHA, Leader of the Opposition; Mrs Tracey Parker, Clerk to the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos; and many Members of the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos. Please click here for the news story

 


Commonwealth Parliamentary Association bring CPA Roadshow for young people to Cayman Islands     

The CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan and Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands have promoted youth engagement with young people in the CPA’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region. The CPA Roadshow for around 50 young people aged 14-18 in the Cayman Islands highlighted youth participation in a parliamentary democracy while local and overseas Members gave the students an insight into the different roles and employment opportunities within a legislature. The CPA Secretary-General was accompanied by the Cayman Islands Speaker, Hon. W. McKeeva BushPlease click here for the news story

  



Focus on increasing young people’s political participation in Jersey at Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Roadshow      

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has brought its youth engagement programme to Jersey for the second time with the CPA Roadshows for young people visiting two schools in the Channel Islands. The CPA Roadshows also provided an opportunity to raise awareness of the 2018 Commonwealth Summit due to be held in the UK in April 2018 on the theme of ‘Towards a Common Future’. The CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan held engaging CPA Roadshow sessions at Jersey College for Girls and at Hautlieu School with GCSE and A-Level geography and psychology students. Please click here for the news story

   


Increasing young people’s political participation is highlighted at the first Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Roadshow in CPA Canada Region     

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has brought its youth engagement programme, the CPA Roadshow, to Canada for the first time at an event for university students in the Canadian capital city of Ottawa. The CPA Roadshows highlight the importance of encouraging youth engagement in the political process and the sharing of Commonwealth political values, especially with the 60% of the 2.4 billion population of the Commonwealth who are aged under 30. Please click here for the news story


  

  



Commonwealth Parliamentary Association bring CPA Roadshow for young people to Turks and Caicos     

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan has led a delegation of experts in the promotion of youth engagement with schools in the CPA’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region. The CPA Roadshow for over 150 young people was held at the Helena Jones Robinson High School Auditorium in Turks and Caicos as part of the CPA Roadshows tour of Commonwealth schools and universities. The CPA Secretary-General was accompanied on the CPA Roadshow by the Hon. Dwayne S. Taylor, MHA, Speaker of the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos; Hon. Sharlene L. Cartwright-Robinson, LLB CLE, JP, MHA, Premier and Minister for Finance, Investment and Trade; Hon. Charles W. Misick, OBE, JP, MHA, Leader of the Opposition; Mrs Tracey Parker, Clerk to the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos; and many Members of the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos. Please click here for the news story



Commonwealth Parliamentary Association bring CPA Roadshow for young people to Turks and Caicos     

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan has led a delegation of experts in the promotion of youth engagement with schools in the CPA’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region. The CPA Roadshow for over 150 young people was held at the Helena Jones Robinson High School Auditorium in Turks and Caicos as part of the CPA Roadshows tour of Commonwealth schools and universities. The CPA Secretary-General was accompanied on the CPA Roadshow by the Hon. Dwayne S. Taylor, MHA, Speaker of the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos; Hon. Sharlene L. Cartwright-Robinson, LLB CLE, JP, MHA, Premier and Minister for Finance, Investment and Trade; Hon. Charles W. Misick, OBE, JP, MHA, Leader of the Opposition; Mrs Tracey Parker, Clerk to the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos; and many Members of the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos. Please click here for the news story