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MULOBEZI CONSTITUENCY TAKES PART IN “PLANT A CPC FOREST”

Member of Parliament for Mulobezi Constituency, Mr Alfred Mandumbwa has urged constituents to plant trees alongside the COVID-19 pandemic fight. Mr Mandumbwa said this during the tree planting exercise held at Mulobezi Constituency Office on Thursday, 14th January, 2021 as part of the “Plant a Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) Forest Project” that was launched on 23rd November 2020, by the Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia at Parliament Buildings.

MWAKALOMBE SPEAKS TREE PLANTING FOR A GREEN ENVIRONMENT

Chongwe Member of Parliament and Copperbelt Provincial Minister, Honourable Japhen Mwakalombe has called on Chongwe residents to ensure that they plant trees in order to protect the environment, human life and property.

Honourable Mwakalombe made the call during the tree planting exercise at Evergreen primary school in Kanakantapa ward in Chongwe.

UNDP COURTESY CALL ON THE CLERK OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) two-member delegation from UNDP Brussels paid a courtesy call on the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mrs Cecilia N Mbewe on 11th December, 2020. The team was led by Mr Gianpiero Catozzi (Senior Electoral Advisor and Mission Leader) and accompanied by Ms Sare Knoope (Programme Analyst) both from Brussels, Mr Joram Rukambe (Senior Electoral Advisor and Project Manager) and Mr Scott Tembo (Monitoring and Evaluation, Knowledge Management Officer)  from UNDP Zambia.

STATUS OF THE REQUEST BY MR GARY G NKOMBO, MP TO MOVE A MOTION TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU

The National Assembly of Zambia has issued a statement to inform the general public, and the media on the status of the request by Mr Gary G Nkombo, MP to move a Motion to impeach President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, lodged in the Clerk’s Office on Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 by Mr Gary Nkombo, MP.

For further information, see the attached document.

Speaker Matibini reminds MPs to diligently provide checks and balances on the Executive

Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt Hon Mr. Justice Dr. Patrick Matibini, SC, BA FCIArb, MP, has observed that National Assembly has a constitutional mandate of representation, oversight and legislation. He further said, in carrying out these roles, parliamentarians had a sacred duty to diligently provide checks and balances on the Executive so as to foster improved service provision at all levels to the citizenry.

CPA Secretary-General highlights the important role of Commonwealth Parliamentarians in preserving peace and preventing political violence at CPA Zambia Workshop

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Secretary-General, Stephen Twigg has highlighted the important role of Commonwealth Parliamentarians in preserving peace and preventing political violence at a workshop organised by the CPA Zambia Branch and the Parliament of Zambia.

Hon Mwimba Malama joins in Commemorating Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Second Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Honourable Mwimba Malama, MP participated in the 2020 Commemoration of Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence on Wednesday 25th November, 2020 at the Freedom Statue in Lusaka.

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that brings awareness to gender inequity, domestic violence, and abuse against women and girls.  The theme for this year is “Orange the world: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect”

Speaker Matibini leads Voter registration at Parliament Buildings

Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon Mr Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, BA, FCIArb, MP on Monday, 23rd November, 2020 led Members of Parliament and staff in the voter registration exercise at Parliament Buildings.  The exercise at Parliament Buildings is scheduled for two days.

The First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Honourable Catherine Namugala, MP also took part in the voter registration at Parliament Buildings.

SIMBAO CALLS FOR CONCERTED EFFORTS TO ADDRESS THE PROBLEM OF CHILDREN WITHOUT PROPER PARENTAL CARE

The Chairperson for the Parliamentary Caucus on Children, Mr Kapembwa Simbao, MP, has bemoaned the rising number of children without proper parental care in Zambia.

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USE BUDGETARY FUNCTION TO FUND SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS PROGRAMMES – KALILA URGES FELLOW PARLIAMENTARIANS

Members of Parliament have been urged to effectively use the Budgetary Function in order to provide the much needed financial resources to programmes across sectors that deal with Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).

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