The Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Hon. Justice Dr. Patrick Matibini SC, MP yesterday officially opened the two day workshop on Capacity Enhancement on the Barometer for Mineral Resource Governance in Southern Africa at the Parliament Buildings. In his key note address, the Hon Mr. Speaker said the natural resource Barometer will inform, monitor and evaluate countries’ extractive industries' performance along the entire value chain.
Materials for children, young people, communities and schools published to mark theme for 2015: ‘A Young Commonwealth’ February 2015 - An illustrated poster, children’s guidebook and digital graphics have been released by the Commonwealth Secretariat to help children, young people, schools and communities celebrate ‘A Young Commonwealth’, the Commonwealth theme for 2015.
SDGs must make clear commitment to parliaments, IPU President urges – IPU President Saber Chowdhury reiterated calls for the post-2015 development agenda to include a strong commitment to parliaments during a high-level debate at UN headquarters on implementing the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Clerk of the National Assembly, Doris K Mwinga has thanked the German government for the support they have continued to render to the Zambian Parliament through various programmes such as the “Strengthening Parliamentary Control Project” which have assisted in the parliamentary reforms.