Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)
Association parlementaire du Commonwealth
1911 London UK
Founded 1911, London (UK), as Empire Parliamentary Association, when affairs were administered by the UK branch. Evolving with the Commonwealth, the Association adopted its present name in 1948 and changed its rules to enable all member branches to participate in CPA management. Present statutes adopted 1993. Registered in accordance with UK law.
Promote knowledge and education about the constitutional, legislative, economic, social and cultural systems within a parliamentary democratic framework, with particular reference to the countries of the Commonwealth of Nations and to other countries having close historical and parliamentary associations with it; foster understanding and cooperation among Members of Commonwealth parliaments; promote the study of and respect for parliamentary institutions.
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General Assembly of delegates (meets annually, at Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference); Executive Committee (meets 2 a year), includes Chairperson of D-XM0335 - Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) and Chairperson of CPA Small Branches; Autonomous Branches (about 180); Headquarters in London (UK).
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