67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference
Conference programme

40th CPA Small Branches Conference at 67th CPC

The 40th CPA Small Branches Conference will bring together Members of Parliament from the smallest jurisdictions in the Commonwealth to discuss issues relevant to their Legislatures in a series of workshops and governance meetings.

The Conference will follow the meeting of the Steering Committee of the CPA Small Branches network and consists of:

  • Four learning and development workshops for Members of Parliament in small jurisdictions
  • A Business Meeting of the CPA Small Branches network

The main theme of the 40th CPA Small Branches Conference is: 'Building a Sustainable and Innovative Future for CPA Small Branches'.

The 40th CPA Small Branches Conference will take place from 4 to 5 November 2024 in the margins of the 67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (3 to 8 November 2024).

Workshops - 40th CPA Small Branches Conference

67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference
Theme: Building a Sustainable and Innovative Future for CPA Small Branches
  • Workshop A: Strengthening Parliaments Through Twinning: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Partnership.
  • Workshop B: Accelerating Digital Innovation for Resilience and Growth in Small Jurisdictions.
  • Workshop C: Balancing Tradition and Innovation: Modernising the Westminster System in Small Jurisdictions.
  • Workshop D: Joint Small Branches and CWP Workshop – Gender and National Climate Planning: moving from commitment to scalable action.

 

Can't find the workshop you are looking for? Browse the main 67th CPC Workshops and the 8th Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Conference workshops.

 

Download resources for the CPA Small Branches network

CPA Small Branches Network Information Leaflet

The leaflet provides information on how the CPA Small Branches network is organised and the activities and programmes it provides for Members.

Report: Disaster Risk Management in Small Jurisdictions

This report summarises the findings from the three-day CPA Small Branches Workshop on Disaster Risk Management, hosted in partnership with the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience at Durham University in May 2023.

CPA Small Branches Strategic Plan 2021-2023

The CPA Small Branches Strategic Plan 2021-2023 sets out the network's mission statement, strategic objectives, and thematic priorities.

Parliamentary Financial Oversight: Adapting PAC Best Practices to Legislatures in Small Jurisdictions

This Handbook provides recommendations on how to adapt best practices for financial oversight to the resource and size limitations of smaller legislatures.

Climate Change and Small States: Parliamentary Toolkit

The Toolkit seeks to support parliamentarians from small states and jurisdictions to increase their understanding of Climate Change and how best to ensure adaptation and mitigation strategies are in place domestically and internationally. 

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