Gender-sensitive reforms in parliament are necessary to eliminate violence against women

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) follows up its landmark study on sexism against women MPs with an initiative to advance gender-sensitive reforms in parliament. For more news read here

AC C N e w s l e t t e r

The Anti-Corruption Commission has released its 2016 Third Quarter Report. To read more, click here

CPA Press Release

Parliamentarians    from    across the    Caribbean, Americas  and  Atlantic  Region  have  come  together
for the  Regional Trade  Workshop  convened  by  the Commonwealth   Parliamentary   Association   (CPA)
and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from 22 to 24  November  2016  in  Port  of  Spain,  Trinidad  and

Commonwealth commits action to end violence against women

The Commonwealth will chart a course to decrease violence against women – one of the biggest problems facing humanity. For more news, read here.

CPA Press Release

The  Commonwealth  Parliamentary Association  (CPA)  launches  its CPA Regional 'Hot Topics' Forums
to provide an opportunity for the CPA Membership and the wider community  to  engage  with  experts
on  a  particular  topic  which  is  of specific regional relevance. 

European Union financed Support to the National Assembly Project trains Members of Parliament on their role in the Budget Process

Second Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Hon. Mwimba Malama, MP has urged Members of Parliament to utilise the services of the Parliamentary Budget Office which was created to assist them in their work with respect to economic and budgetary matters.

European Union Election Observation Mission - Final Report

On 11 August 2016, the Republic of Zambia held its sixth general elections since the reintroduction of multi-party democracy in late 1990. Following an invitation from the

CPA Press Release

Newly elected Parliamentarians to the 12th National Assembly of Zambia have attended the Commonwealth   Parliamentary   Association   (CPA) Post - Election   Seminar,  which   took place   in Lusaka,   Zambia   from   12   to  14   November  2016, hosted  by  the  CPA  Zambia  Branch. For more news, read here.

Press Release: COP22: Resource-strapped countries need climate finance support

The Commonwealth will help member countries access funding and innovative solutions to make the Paris climate agreement a reality, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will tell delegates at the global climate change conference this week. For more details read here.

European Union support to the National Assembly Project equips Members of Parliament for the 2017 Budget Debate.

Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly, Mrs Cecilia Mbewe has said it is important for Members of Parliament to be provided with adequate information and background knowledge so as to enrich the debate and assist make informed recommendations to the House during the process of passing the Appropriation Act of 2017.