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

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Secretary-General Speeches
 Cayman Islands PES SG speech Aug 2017 (03/08/2017) 
   The Secretary-General of the CPA gave a speech at the opening of the CPA post-election seminar for the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands, 3 August 2017.
 Turks and Caicos PES opening address June 2017 (07/06/2017) 
   Opening address by the CPA Secretary-General at the CPA Post-Election Seminar for the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos, 7 June 2017
 Speech CWP SE Asia Seminar April 2017 (07/04/2017) 
   Speech by the CPA Secretary-General at the opening of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) South-East Asia Regional Seminar in Malaysia, 7 April 2017
 SG Speech International Parliamentary Conference on National Security and Cyber Security March 2017 (20/03/2017) 
   Speech by the CPA Secretary-General at the International Parliamentary Conference on National Security and Cyber Security on the topic of 'Building International Partnerships and Agreements', March 2017.
 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
 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
 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
 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