The UK branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA UK) at Westminster will deliver an International Parliamentary Conference to address fundamental issues on national and cybersecurity faced by parliaments across the world. From 27-31 March, CPA UK will bring together over 90 participants including National Security Ministers, Chairs of National Security Committees and other expert parliamentarians from 36 countries. Following the tragic events in Westminster on Wednesday 22 March, today the UK Parliament continues business as usual, as does CPA UK. The conference will be an opportunity to explore issues such as defence expenditure, counter-terrorism, and cybersecurity.
Welcome to the summary of the third and final day of the Pacific Islands Westminster Seminar. The final day was an opportunity for delegates to engage in a more interactive programme that focused on an issue of particular relevance, namely the issue of climate change.
Welcome to the summary of the second day’s proceedings at the Pacific Islands Westminster Seminar. Day Two was an opportunity to explore in greater detail the various roles and functions within the parliamentary system.
Monday 27 March 2017
The International Parliamentary Conference on National Security, held in Westminster between the 27 - 31 March 2017, is designed to increase parliamentarians’ knowledge of and build capacity on national security through engaging interactive discussion sessions and networking opportunities with key stakeholders. The programme will focus on a range of themes covering legislation, committee scrutiny, budgets, and engagement with civil society, international institutions and the private sector.
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Monday 08 May 2017