Kenya's bid to secure a seat at the UN Security Council as non permanent member in 2021-2022 received a major boost, Tuesday as Senate Speaker, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka explained to over 70 Speakers of Parliaments and 700 MPs why the East African country's potential contribution to the critical could not be gainsaid.
The President of the Bureau of Women Parliamentarians, Sen Susan Kihika has challenged MPs to embrace legal reforms in the advancement of gender equality.
Addressing over 700 MPs drawn from 150 countries at the opening of the General Debate of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade, Serbia, the Senate Majority Whip urged them to carry out civic education in their constituencies, on the benefits of gender equality.
Parliament of Kenya, in a move initiated by the National Assembly’s Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security, is scheduled to host its inaugural Parliamentary Intelligence-Security forum set to take place on Monday 7thand Tuesday 8th of October 2019, in Nairobi Kenya.
The 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Kicks off in Uganda Amid Calls for Cooperation for the benefit of the Fraternity.
The 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference kicked off this morning amid calls by the keynotes speakers for genuine cooperation among Member States for the benefit of the people of the Commonwealth Fraternity.
Women Legislators have called on Commonwealth Parliaments to open up more space for women participation in governance and in the decision making process. Speaking when they congregated for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentary Conference (CWP) at the on-going 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at Speke Resort, in Munyonyo, Uganda, the women leaders lamented that across the Commonwealth fraternity, women issues have not been embraced as national issues.