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HON CHISANGANO PRAISES THE SPEAKER OF THE TRANSITIONAL NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF SOUTH SUDAN

The Hon Madam First Deputy Speaker, Mrs Malungo Chisangano, MP, has just concluded a visit to the Transitional National Legislative Assembly of South Sudan from 4th to 7th August, 2022. The visit was on the invitation of the Rt. Hon Speaker Mrs Jemma Nunu Kumba, MP, Speaker of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly. Hon Kumba has been Speaker of the Transnational National Assembly of South Sudan for one year since 6th August 2021. On 6th August 2022, she launched the Jemma Nunu Kumba (JNK) Foundation which will focus on uplifting the life of the women and children in South Sudan.

The Acting Clerk of the National Assembly of Zambia calls for quality Report Writing and Recommendations by the Committee Department

The Acting Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Roy Ngulube, has called for improved quality reporting and recommendations by the Committee Department. He said this on Monday, 9th August, 2022, when he officially opened the Capacity Building Workshop on Annual & Evaluation Report Analysis and Report Writing for selected Members of Staff of the National Assembly, at Lake Kariba Inn, in Siavonga.

SPEAKER CALLS FOR MORE NAZ PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

Speaker of the National Assembly, the Rt. Hon Nelly B K Mutti, MP has urged staff at the institution to venture into more activities that promote interaction with the public.  

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA HOLDS THE CPA POST-ELECTION SEMINAR

The National Assembly of Zambia, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) held a four day Post-Election Seminar for the 13th National Assembly of Zambia from Monday, 25th to 28th July, 2022. The purpose of the Seminar was to offer Members of Parliament (MPs), of the 13th National Assembly, an opportunity to learn more about parliamentary practice, procedure and etiquette, as practiced in the Zambian Parliament, and in jurisdictions that subscribe to the Westminster Parliamentary System.

SPEAKER MUTTI LAUNCHES THE REGIONAL PEER LEARNING NETWORK ON STRENGTHENING WOMEN’S REPRESENTATION IN ELECTORAL MANAGEMENT BODIES IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION

The Right Honorable Madam Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Mrs Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, MP, launched the Regional Peer Learning Network on Strengthening Women’s Representation in Electoral Management Bodies (EMBS) in the Great Lakes Region (GLR), on 19th July 2022, at Protea Hotel Ciela Spa in Lusaka. The event was organised by, among other Institutions, the Levy MwanawasaRegional Centre for Democracy and Good Governance (LMRC), which is an organisation within the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) System.

The National Assembly of Zambia Hosts the first ever African Children’s Parliament

The National Assembly of Zambia hosted theAfrican Children’s Parliamentfor the first time in its history, which took place from the 15thto 16th July, 2022, at Parliament Buildings, under the theme: Creating an Africa Fit for Children. The 2022Children’s Parliament took place on the side - lines of the African Union (AU) Mid-year Heads of State Coordinating Meeting held in Lusaka from the 14th to 17th July, 2022.

SPEAKER MUTTI LEADS A DELEGATION TO THE 51ST SADC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM

The Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt. Honourable Nelly B K Mutti has led a Delegation to the 51st SADC Parliamentary Forum which is being held in Lilongwe, Malawi from 7th to 16th July, 2022.

During the meeting, the Rt Honourable Madam Speaker is expected to move a motion to the forum to adopt a Model Law on Public Financial Management.

SPEAKER OF ZAMBIA HOPES TO CREATE A ‘NERVE CENTRE’ OF CONSTITUENCY OFFICES TO BOOST PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WITH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

CPA Press Release
 

In an interview on Parliamentary Conversations in the Commonwealth, a podcast by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Rt. Hon. Nelly Mutti, Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, outlined her priorities for building the capacity of the National Assembly to carry out its core democratic functions. 

 

CONSTITUENCY OFFICES CRITICAL IN THE WORK OF MPS, KAMANGA

Newly recruited Constituency Office staff pose for a photo at Chongwe Constituency Office

The Principal Clerk of Parliamentary Reforms Programme (Programme Management) at the National Assembly, Mr Kamanga has urged the newly recruited constituency office staff to understand the critical role that constituency offices play in supporting the work of Members of Parliament. 

Parliamentary Caucus on Children commits to supporting the Child Code Bill

The Parliamentary Caucus on Children (PCC) has strongly committed to supporting the Child Code Bill once it is tabled before the National Assembly for enactment into law. Mr Joseph Munsanje, Member of Parliament for Mbabala Constituency and Chairperson of the PCC, giving his remarks on behalf of the Caucus during an engagement meeting between the PCC, Save the Children and Children Activists held at Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka on Thursday, 9th June, 2022, informed the meeting that the PCC will vigorously lobby all MPs to ensure that the bill garners the required threshold to pass into law.

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