CPA Press Release

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Chairperson speaks of the importance of parliamentary democracy as she addresses the 44th Parliamentary Assembly of La Francophonie

CPA News

For immediate release, 12 July 2018

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association embeds good governance in Nevis, one of the smallest legislatures in the Commonwealth, as CPA Roadshows for young people take place across the Caribbean Region

For immediate release, 9 May 2018

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will help strengthen parliamentary practice and procedure for the recently elected Nevis Island Assembly when it holds a CPA Post-Election Seminar next week. The CPA Post-Election Seminar in Charlestown, Nevis is held to enable current and recently elected Parliamentarians to gain a broader understanding of the principles of parliamentary democracy and strengthen their skillsets.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Chairperson emphasises vital role that Parliamentarians can play at 2018 CHOGM

For immediate release, 28 February, 2018

Bangladesh Prime Minister urges Commonwealth Parliamentarians to uphold democratic principles at the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, MP, Vice-Patron of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association has urged Commonwealth Parliamentarians to uphold democratic principles as she opened the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Prime Minister said: “We, Parliamentarians, being the people’s representatives have the first and foremost obligations to preserve and maintain the faith of the people in democracy and Parliamentary institutions.”

Youth engagement in Australia as Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Roadshow visits college students in Darwin

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has brought its youth engagement programme to Australia with a CPA Roadshow visit to Taminmin College, a school in Darwin, Northern Territory. The CPA Roadshows highlight the importance of encouraging youth engagement in the political process and the sharing of Commonwealth political values, especially with the 60% of the 2.4 billion population of the Commonwealth who are aged under 30.

International delegation of Commonwealth Parliamentarians hosted by Legislative Assembly of Northern Territory in Darwin, Australia

The Legislative Assembly of Northern Territory in Australia has hosted over 30 Commonwealth Speakers and Members of Parliament for the Mid-Year meetings of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) from 25 to 27 April 2017.

Youth engagement is the key to increased political participation says Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General on a visit to Singapore

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan has underlined the crucial role that parliament can play in encouraging youth engagement in the political process, especially with the 60% of the 2.4 billion population of the Commonwealth who are aged under 30, during a visit to the CPA Singapore Branch and the Parliament of Singapore.

Closing the gender gap and promoting equality in social, economic and political issues is the renewed focus for Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians in South-East Asia

Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) from the South-East Asia Region have highlighted a number of key issues on the theme of ‘Women and Development: Bridging the Gap’ at the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians South-East Asia Regional Seminar held at the Parliament of Malaysia.

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