CPA Small Branches Strategic Plan 2021-2023


The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Small Branches Strategic Plan 2021-2023 highlights the work of the CPA Small Branches which represent the Parliaments and Legislatures of the smaller jurisdictions of the Commonwealth and its key priorities include climate change, technology and human rights.

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For general information about the CPA Small Branches network please click here.

Updated January 2021/CPAHQ


CPA Handbook on Lay Members for Commonwealth Parliaments

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Small Branches network has launched its new CPA Handbook on Lay Members for Commonwealth Parliaments, that serves as an information resource for encouraging the adoption of lay members into parliamentary systems. Featuring a foreword from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson, Hon. Niki Rattle, Speaker of the Parliament of the Cook Islands.

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For general information about the CPA Small Branches network please click here.

Updated 12 November 2020/CPAHQ


CPA Small Branches 2019/2020 Annual Review

Out now! New 2019/2020 Annual Review for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Small Branches highlighting CPA news and activities in the smallest Parliaments and Legislatures in the Commonwealth. Featuring a message from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson, Hon. Niki Rattle, Speaker of the Parliament of the Cook Islands.

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For general information about the CPA Small Branches network please click here.

Updated April 2020/CPAHQ


Climate Change and Small States: Parliamentarian’s Toolkit 
A Guide for Effective Climate Change Action


The contemporary challenge from climate change is a global concern, its impacts touching every nation on earth. Despite contributing least to global greenhouse gas emissions, it is however, the small states and territories of the Commonwealth and beyond who will suffer disproportionately from its effects. In continuation of its long history engaging with small legislatures, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), through its CPA Small Branches network, has supported and empowered small states and territories, and their Parliamentarians, to tackle the significant issues which face them, including climate change.

Click here or view below to download a copy of CPA Small Branches Climate Change toolkit for Parliamentarians.


For general information about the CPA Small Branches network please click here.

Updated February 2020/CPAHQ


CPA Small Branches 2019 newsletter

Out now! New 2019 annual newsletter for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Small Branches highlighting CPA news and activities in the smallest Parliaments and Legislatures in the Commonwealth. Featuring a message from the CPA Small Branches Chairperson, Hon. Angelo Farrugia, Speaker of the Parliament of Malta.

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For general information about the CPA Small Branches network please click here.

Updated Jan 2019/CPAHQ


CPA Small Branches Strategic Plan 2018-2020

The work of the CPA Small Branches is guided by the CPA Small Branches Strategic Plan 2018-2020. Please click here to view or on the link below:


For general information about the CPA Small Branches network please click here.

Updated May 2018/CPAHQ