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CPA Chairperson urges Commonwealth Parliamentarians to focus on what unites them to find global solutions.

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. Justin Muturi and the Speaker of the Senate, Rt. Hon. Sen. Ekwee Ethuro, together with other delegates, during the opening of the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in London, United Kingdom.

The Chairperson of the CPA International Executive Committee, Hon. Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh, urged Commonwealth Parliamentarians to work together to find common solutions to global issues.

 

The Chairperson welcomed Parliamentarians from across the Commonwealth on behalf of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) at the opening ceremony of the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. This unique conference brings together Speakers, Members of Parliament and Parliamentary staff representing the nine regions of the CPA – Africa; Asia; Australia; British Islands and Mediterranean; Canada; Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic; India; Pacific and South East Asia. The CPA reaches all 52 countries of the Commonwealth as well as national, sub-national and territorial Parliaments and Legislatures bringing together over 180 CPA Branches of the Association.


The Chairperson of the CPA International Executive Committee, Hon. Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh said: “The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) provides a unique platform for inter-parliamentary dialogue to take place. The diverse nature of the membership provides the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association with a unique position within the parliamentary community to offer a comprehensive perspective on how to strengthen parliamentary democracy Commonwealth-wide and discuss new and innovative approaches on how to do so.”

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