CPA Parliamentary Academy

Calendar of Activities

The following CPA and Commonwealth activities are scheduled. However all activities are subject to last minute changes or cancelations. Please contact the CPA Headquarters Secretariat via for details of forthcoming conferences and events or alternatively head to our Events or News pages.

For a list of the timings for key International UN Days please visit the UN site.



Forthcoming Events and Activities



  • Commonwealth Law Ministers’ Meeting, Zanzibar, 4 to 8 March 2024
  • Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians British Islands and Mediterranean (BIM) Regional Conference, Malta, 7 to 10 March 2024
  • International Women's Day, 8 March 2024
  • Commonwealth Day, 11 March 2024
  • 72nd Westminster Seminar, UK Parliament (CPA UK event), 11 to 15 March 2024
  • ‘Online harassment and violence against Women Parliamentarians’ CWP event with ICWS, London, UK/Hybrid, 20 March 2024 - to register click here 
  • 68th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), 11 to 22 March 2024
  • CPA Canadian Parliamentary Seminar, Ottawa, Canada (CPA Canada and CAA Regional event), 18 to 21 March 2024
  • 148th IPU Assembly and related meetings, Geneva, Switzerland, 23 to 27 March 2024


  • 3rd Commons and Overseas Territories Speakers’ Conference (COTSC), Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, 3 to 5 April 2024


  • Mid-Year CPA Executive Committee meeting, Virtual, 7 to 10 May 2024
  • 53rd CPA British Islands and Mediterranean Regional Conference, St Helena, 18 to 25 May 2024


  • CPA Parliamentary Academy: Residency Programme for Clerks and Parliamentary staff, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 9 to 15 June 2024 (inclusive of arrival and departure dates)
  • 46th CPA Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic Regional Conference, Antigua and Barbuda (plus 14th Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) CAA Regional Conference and 17th CAA Caribbean Youth Parliament), 21 to 29 June 2024
  • International Day of Parliamentarism / World Parliament Day (IPU initiative), 30 June 2024


  • 60th CPA Canadian Regional Conference, Ontario, Canada, 20 to 27 July 2024


  • International Youth Day, 12 August 2024


  • Commonwealth Youth Parliament, Wellington, New Zealand, 2 to 6 September 2024
  • International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2024



  • 67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia including 40th CPA Small Branches Conference; Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) and Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities (CPwD) meetings; 67th CPA General Assembly; CPA Executive Committee meetings; and the 58th Society of Clerks at the Table (SoCATT) meetings, 4 to 8 November 2024.
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2023


  • International Day of Disabled Persons, 3 December 2024
  • UN Human Rights Day, 10 December 2024


Updated 21/02/2024