67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

Parliament of Kiribati (Maneaba ni Maungatabu)

Hon. Tangariki Reete, Speaker of Parliament
CPA Kiribati Branch President
Parliament of Kiribati (Maneaba ni Maungatabu) speaker@parliament.gov.ki
Eni Tekanene, Clerk of Parliament
CPA Kiribati Branch Secretary
Parliament of Kiribati (Maneaba ni Maungatabu) clerk@parliament.gov.ki

Joined the Commonwealth: 12 July 1979

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1968

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral (Maneaba ni Maungatabu)

Parliament/Legislature website: Parliament of Kiribati

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 1 (Public Accounts). The Maneaba may establish at the beginning of each term more than one Standing Committee.

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Business; Privileges.

Recent Articles in The Parliamentarian:

Recent activities:

  • In February 2024, a CPA delegation met with the Parliament of Kiribati as part of a CPA Benchmarks self-assessment. As part of their visit, the CPA delegation met with the Speaker, the Deputy Speaker, the Clerk and Members of Parliament as well as parliamentary staff, and other stakeholders including Government officials, the media and civil society groups. Read the Outcomes Report.

Read the Outcomes Report

CPA Recommended Benchmarks Self-Assessment: Parliament of Kiribati

Read the Final Report of the Parliament of Kiribati's self-assessment using the CPA's Recommended Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures.

Key Facts

Date of Independence
12 Jul 1979
CPA Branch Formed
01 Jan 1968
Voting Age
First Parliament
01 Jan 1977
Seat of Parliament
Ambo, Tarawa