Please find below a selection of recent speeches given by the Secretary-General of the CPA.

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Secretary-General Speeches
 SG Speech Launch Mauritius Gender Caucus March 2017 (20/03/2017) 
   Speech by the CPA Secretary-General at the launch of the new Parliamentary Gender Caucus at the National Assembly of Mauritius, March 2017.
 Caribbean Regional Hot Topic Forum SG Speech Dec 2016 (21/12/2016) 
   The CPA Secretary-General's speech at the CPA Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Regional Hot Topic Forum in London, UK on 15 December 2016
 Opening remarks at 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (14/12/2016) 
   The CPA Secretary-General's speech at the opening of the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, 14 December 2016
 CWP Conference Opening SG Speech Dec 2016 (14/12/2016) 
   The CPA Secretary-General's speech at the opening of the 5th Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Conference in London, UK, 14 December 2016
 SG Speech Small Branches Opening Dec 2016 (13/12/2016) 
   Speech by the Secretary-General of the CPA at the opening of the 35th CPA Small Branches Conference, 13 December 2016
 Asia Regional Hot Topics Forum Pakistan SG Opening Speech Nov 2016 (24/11/2016) 
   CPA Asia Regional Hot Topics Forum Launch event in Pakistan Secretary-General Opening Speech, 24 November 2016
 Opening Speech Zambia PES Nov 2016 (12/11/2016) 
   Opening address by the CPA Secretary-General at the Post-Election Seminar for the House of Assembly of Zambia, November 2016.
 Opening Speech 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament British Columbia Canada (07/11/2016) 
   Opening ceremony speech at the 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament, hosted by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 7 November 2016.
 Plenary Address CAA Regional Conference July 2016 (25/07/2016) 
   The plenary address by the CPA Secretary-General Akbar Khan at the 41st CPA Regional Conference for the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region, July 2016.
 Speech POCC Tonga July 2016 (11/07/2016) 
   Speech by the CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan at the 47th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference for the Pacific Region in Tonga, 11 July 2016
 Opening Speech 27th Commonwealth Parliamentary Seminar Queensland June 2016 (06/06/2016) 
   The speech by the CPA Secretary-General, Mr Akbar Khan at the opening ceremony of the 27th Commonwealth Parliamentary Seminar at the Parliament of Queensland, Australia, 6 June 2016
 Speech Post Election Seminar Guyana April 2016 (01/04/2016) 
   Speech by the CPA Secretary-General Mr Akbar Khan at the opening of the CPA Post Election Seminar for the Parliament of Guyana, April 2016