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Zambia’s Delegation to the 61st OACPS and 42nd ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly Supports Multilateralism

The Organisation of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU JPA), successfully held the 61st and 42nd Sessions, respectively, in Maputo, Mozambique, from 25th October to 2nd November, 2022. The ACP-EU JPA was officially opened by His Excellency Eng. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique.

Ghanaian Minority Whips Benchmark the Zambian Parliament

The First Deputy Minority Whip Honourable Ibrahim Ahmed, MP and the Second Deputy Minority Whip, Honourable Comfort Cudjoe Ghansah Doyoe, MP from the Parliament of Ghana are undertaking a benchmarking study visit of the Zambian Parliament to, among other things, learn best practices in the Whipping system of the Zambian Parliament and the role of the Party Whips in maintaining discipline among Members of Parliament.

First Deputy Speaker, Chisangano dates Feira and Rufunsa Constituencies

The First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Malungo Chisangano, MP on Monday, 31 st October, 2022 toured Feria and Rufunsa Constituency offices on a familiarization mission and to further carry out the implementation of the Tree Planting Campaign, launched by the Speaker of the National Assembly Rt. Hon. Nelly B. K Mutti, MP in July 2022.

THE FIRST DEPUTY SPEAKER CONFERS WITH THE FOOD AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION REPRESENTATIVES

A delegation from the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) led by Ms Anne-Ross Suze Percy Filippini paid a Courtesy Call on the First Deputy Speaker Honourable Malungo A Chisangano, MP of the National Assembly of Zambia on Monday 17th October 2022 at Parliament Buildings.

KALOMO LAWMAKER ELECTED TO IPU HUMAN RIGHTS BODY

Kalomo Central  Member of Parliament  Mr Harry Kamboni, MP, has been elected to serve as Member of the Inter -  Parliamentary Union (IPU) Committee on Human Rights of Parliamentarians.  Mr Kamboni emerged as  one of the 4 winners in an election which had  7 contestants at the just ended 145th IPU Assembly which was recently held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 11 to 15th October 2022.

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NAZ COMMITTEE STAFF SHARE LESSONS LEARNT FROM OTHER PARLIAMENTS

The Committee Department held a one day workshop for all members of staff in the Department on Saturday 15th October, 2022 at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre. The aim of the workshop was for members of staff in the Department to share their experiences and lessons learnt from the attachments they had undertaken to various Parliaments earlier in 2022.  In addition, the workshop was a follow up to an earlier Departmental workshop on report and minute writing techniques that was held in August 2022 in Siavonga. 

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ADDRESS GENDER INEQUALITIES FOR PEACE AND SUSTAINABILTY

Speaker of the National Assembly, the Right Honourable Madam Nelly B K Mutti, MP has called on Parliaments to take deliberate steps in adopting legal frameworks that guarantee women’s rights.

Madam Speaker said that, the way a society views women is reflected in the composition of its Parliaments. She noted that there can never be gender-sensitive Parliaments if gender equality is not embedded within a society.

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Constituency Staff Encouraged To Remain Professional

Honourable Moses F Moyo, MP, the Second Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia encouraged the constituency staff to remain professional and assured them of the support of the Speaker whose desire is to ensure the constituency offices become an equipped access point for the National Assembly of Zambia.

He said this when he visited the Munali Constituency Office in Lusaka Province on Tuesday 11th October, 2022 where he went to familiarize himself with the operations of the office.

MP’S URGED TO UTILISE OPPORTUNITIES TO EFFECTIVELY ENGAGE COLLEAGUES LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

The First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Hon. Ms Malungo A. Chisangano, MP, joined Members of Parliament at a Breakfast Meeting between parliamentarians and the Zambia Federation of Disability Organisations (ZFOD) on Monday 10th October, 2022, at Mulungushi Conference Centre, Lusaka.

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