CPA - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Wales Branch

Published 30/11/2021   |   Last Updated 07/12/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

The CPA

The CPA is an Association of Commonwealth Parliamentarians who, irrespective of gender, race, religion or culture, are united by community of interest, respect for the rule of law and individual rights and freedoms, and by pursuit of the positive ideals of parliamentary democracy.

The Association's mission is to promote the advancement of parliamentary democracy by enhancing knowledge and understanding of democratic governance. It seeks to build an informed parliamentary community able to deepen the Commonwealth's democratic commitment and to further co-operation among its Parliaments and Legislatures. More information on the CPA can be found on the CPAHQ website.

CPA Wales Branch

The Senedd has an active Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (known as the CPA Wales Branch).

All Members of the Senedd are by default members of the Branch.

Background

The Senedd unanimously agreed a motion signed by the four party leaders to apply for admission to membership of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) on 7 July 1999.  Wales was formally welcomed into the CPA at the General Assembly meeting in Trinidad on 19 September 1999.

 

Branch Executive Committee

Branch Secretariat