The Newsletter covers recent activities, namely,Delegation of Westminster Members visits Hong Kong,· CPA UK lecture: Equitable Growth Through Trade; CPA UK and Pakistan Women’s Parliamentary Caucus programme. Future activities include,·63rd Westminster Seminar & 4th Westminster Workshop, CPA UK Lecture: One Billion Votes: India’s 2014 Parliamentary Elections, Outward programme in Rwanda. To read the Newsletter in full click here
Geneva, 4th March 2014: A one point five percentage point (1.5%) increase in 2013 of the global average of women members of parliament (MPs) marks a significant and encouraging trend that could lead to gender parity within 20 years if fully capitalized upon, says the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
IPU Assembly to renew commitment to peace and democracy in 125th anniversary year – IPU’s 130th Assembly will mark the 125th anniversary of Organization with a renewed commitment to peace and democracy. Nearly 440 MPs from 83 countries registered so far will meet in Geneva on 16-20 March to not only commemorate the landmark anniversary of the world´s oldest multi-lateral political organization, but also to draw upon its experience in tackling future challenges to peace and democracy.
Commonwealth Youth Programme to deliver greater value to young people across Africa London, 25 February 2014 - Senior government officials from Commonwealth countries in Africa will meet in Lusaka, Zambia, on 26 and 27 February to review priorities for youth development.
Report of the Tribunal Appointed Pursuant to Section 13(3) of the Parliamentary and Ministerial Code of Conduct Act, Chapter 16 of the Laws of Zambia to probe into complaints lodged against Hon. Wynter Kabimba, Ods, Sc, M.P. Minister Of Justice. Download full report.