Parliament, Thursday 09 September 2021 - Parliament will launch the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association National Branch and Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Chapter tomorrow.

Parliament is an affiliate of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and participates in its activities at regional and international levels. The CPA's objective is to promote knowledge and understating of the constitutional, legislative, economic, social and cultural systems within a parliamentary democratic framework.

The objectives of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) are to advance the representation of women in Parliaments throughout the Commonwealth, ensure matters of specific concern to women are put on the CPA agenda and conveyed to individual Parliaments and brought to the attention of the CPA Executive Committee.

The constitution of the CPA requires all legislatures to establish branches and CWP Chapters to enable parliamentarians to operationalize the activities of the Association in a quest to advance democracy and promote gender equity in the work of the CPA.

Details of the virtual Launch
Date: Friday 10 September 2021
Time: 10:00 to 11:30
Place: Virtual Platform

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