Here you will find reports from CPA UK's bilateral engagement programmes between Westminster MPs and partner Parliaments. Browse the latest reports or search by country/Parliament to find out more about these international outreach activities.
CPA UK & UK Overseas Territories’ Parliamentary Forum: Supporting the Role of Public Accounts Committees & Audit Institutions: Oversight of Public Funds
CPA UK has formed a consortium with the UK National Audit Office (NAO) and the UK Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) to deliver a three-year project to support public financial management in the UK Overseas Territories. The first multilateral activity, a Parliamentary Forum on Supporting the Role of Public Accounts Committees & Audit Institutions in Oversight of Public Funds was held in Miami from March 1-2 2017.
CPA UK Delegation to Punjab and Haryana - Report
CPA UK sent a cross-party delegation of three MPs and Peers to visit Punjab and Haryana in August 2016. This report outlines the delegation programme and the outcomes from the visit.
Capacity building workshop with Chairs of Sectoral Oversight Committees
CPA UK ran its second capacity building workshop for the Chairs of Sri Lanka's Sectoral Oversight Committees from 23-27 January 2017. The programme aimed to build the capacity of the Committee Chairs and senior parliamentary officials to fulfil their responsibilities and respective committee mandate effectively.
Minister Fournier Programme Summary
This programme summary is of the visit by Mr Jean-Marc Fournier MNA, Québec Minister for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie, and Government House Leader in the Québec National Assembly on 20 April 2017 in the Houses of Parliament.
Building a community for change : A workshop on promoting gender equality with parliamentarians form South & South East Asia and the United Kingdom
This report was produced following the delivery of a workshop exploring the issue of promoting gender equality which took place in the Houses of Parliament, London in December 2015. The workshop brought together parliamentarians from South and South East Asia as well as the United Kingdom. Issues addressed included the conditions for a change in narrative, economic empowerment of women, the representation of women in Parliament, as well as the need for utilising non-traditional means to changing the narrative to promote gender equality.
Guyana Parliamentary Forum on Anti-Corruption
CPA UK facilitated a delegation of UK Parliamentarians and officials to the National Assembly of Guyana to participate in a forum exploring the roles of parliamentarians in understanding and tackling corruption. The forum, which took place from 9-11 November 2016, sought to build the legislative capacity of Guyana through the development of an updated Code of Conduct for Public Office holders.
Turks & Caicos Islands Election Observer Mission 2016 Report
CPA's British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR) sent an Election Observation Mission to observe the 15 December General Election in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Capacity building workshop with Sri Lanka Sectoral Oversight Committee chairs
Working in partnership with the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, CPA UK ran a workshop for Chairs of Sectoral Oversight Committees on 24-28 October 2016. The programme aimed to build the capacity of the Committee Chairs and senior parliamentary officials to effectively fulfil their responsibilities and respective committee mandate.
Visit from Members of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament of Canada
The visit from Members of the Canadian Public Accounts Committee on 7-8 December 2016 focused on increasing participants' awareness of international best practices in enhancing the oversight of public finance through engaging with UK and Commonwealth counterparts. The aim was to explore international good practice for the oversight of public finance and to strengthen the relationship between the UK and Canadian Parliaments through exchanges related to specific priority topics and issues relevant to the Canadian PAC.