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MAKE USE OF YOUR CONSTITUENCY OFFICE AS A LINK WITH YOUR REPRESENTATIVES

Mpika Central Member of Parliament and Minister in the Office of the Vice President, Hon. Sylvia Chalikosa has called on residents of her Constituency to use the Constituency Office as a link between her and themselves. She said this in her welcoming remarks at the Road and Mounted show organised by the National Assembly of Zambia at Musakanya market in Mpika on Saturday, 21st April 2018.  

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OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 4th CPA AFRICA REGION YOUTH PARLIAMENT HELD AT AFRICANA HOTEL IN KAMPALA, UGANDA FROM 14TH TO 19TH APRIL, 2018.

The 4th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Youth Parliament was held at Africana Hotel in Kampala, Uganda from 14th to 19th April, 2018 under the theme, “Securing a better future for Africa: Role of the youth”. The term of the Youth Parliament is two (2) years. The current Youth Parliament was sworn in during the 3rd Youth Parliament held in Lusaka, Zambia, in 2014 and its term ends at the 4th Youth Parliament which is being held in Kampala, Uganda.

THE HON SPEAKER DELIVERS A HISTORICAL SPEECH TO THE RUSSIAN PARLIAMENT UPPER HOUSE

The Hon Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Justice Dr.Patrick Matibini, SC, FCIARB, MP, delivered a speech to the Plenary Session of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russia Federation on Wednesday, 18th April, 2018. This was the highlight of the Hon Speaker’s benchmark visit from 15th to 20th April, 2018 to the Russian Parliament to exchange views on best parliamentary practices.

Speaker Matibini bids farewell to the out going Chinese Ambassador, His Excellency Yang Youming

Chinese Ambassador, His Excellency Yang Youming paid a courtesy on the Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt. Hon Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, MP on Monday, 10th April, 2018 to bid farewell.  

SECOND DEPUTY SPEAKER CHALLENGES NAZ FOOTBALL TEAM TO MAXIMISE POINTS IN THE LEAGUE

The Second Deputy Speaker and National Assembly Football Club Patron, Hon Mwimba Malama, MP has urged players to stay focused and work as a team to maximise points in every game they play. He said this when he visited the team’s training session at Lusaka's show grounds on Friday, 6th April, 2018.

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IPU condemns threats to parliamentary democracy

Geneva, 28 March 2018
 
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) expressed serious concerns about the scale and type of alleged human rights violations of parliamentarians in Cambodia, the Maldives, Turkey and Venezuela with the effect of jeopardizing parliamentary democracy in these countries.
 

138th IPU CONVENES IN GENEVA

The Rt Hon Justice Patrick Matibini, SC, FCIArb, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia has led a delegation to the 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and Related Meetings. The Assembly which is being held under the theme “Strengthening the global regime for migrants and refugees: the need for evidence based policy solutions” is being held in Geneva, Switzerland from 24th to 28th March, 2018.

OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE MID YEAR MEETING OF THE CPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD AT HILTON RESORT AND SPAR HOTEL, FLIC EN FLAC, MAURITIUS FROM 19TH TO 25 MARCH 2018.

The Mid Year Meeting of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Executive Committee was held at Hilton Resort and Spa Hotel, Flic en Flac, Mauritius from 20th to 25th of March 2018.

This is the Executive Committee Meeting of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) that exists and works in tandem with the entire CPA in order to develop, promote and support Commonwealth Parliamentarians and parliamentary staff to identify benchmarks of good governance and to implement the enduring values of the Commonwealth.

IPU CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AND CALLS FOR ACTION TO ADVANCE GENDER EQUALITY

Statement by Senator Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
 
8 March 2018
 
On International Women’s Day, the Inter-Parliamentary Union proudly joins the worldwide efforts to achieve gender equality. As IPU President, I call upon male and female parliamentarians and men and women of all ages to join the fight for a better society marked by justice, equality and parity.
 

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