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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.

Zambia will continue to Promote and Uphold Women's Rights in Leadership says First Deputy Speaker Chisangano

The First Deputy Speaker Hon. Malungo A. Chisangano, MP says Zambia will continue to promote and uphold women’s rights in leadership as they are key stakeholders in nation building in any democratic dispensation.

Speaking in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she is leading a delegation from Zambia at the Africa Liberal Network Women’s Leadership Programme, Hon. Chisangano, MP said women are the key decision makers in any nation and that the training will help every Member of Parliament to exchange and sharpen ideas on what must be done in making women count in decision making.

ROLE OF PARLIAMENT FUNDAMENTAL TO A RESPONSIVE DEMOCRACY

His Excellency Mr. Michael Gonzales, Ambassador of the United States of America accredited to Zambia says the role that Parliaments play around the world is fundamental to the success of an accountable and responsive democracy.

He said this when he paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly the Rt Honourable Ms. Nelly B K Mutti, MP on Thursday 6th October, 2022 at Parliament Buildings.

PARLIAMENTARIANS URGED TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt. Hon. Nelly B K Mutti, MP has urged Members of Parliament to act on climate change issues. She said this during a tree planting exercise and a combined tour of Chawama, Matero and Mandevu Parliamentary Constituency Offices on Monday, 3rd October, 2022.

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