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H.E. Roger Nkodo Dang Meets the Presiden…

H.E. Roger Nkodo Dang Meets the President of the Republic of Madagascar       On 13 July 2016, following his participation in the 42th Session of the Plenary Assembly of the  the...

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PAP and APF Sign Framework Agrement

PAP and APF Sign Framework Agrement On Tuesday, December 10, Honorable Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP), and Didier Le Bot, Secretary-General of the Assemblée Parlementaire de...

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IPS Interview with Dr. Bernadette Lahai …

IPS Interview with Bernadette Lahai On the Pan African Parliament Food and Nutrition Security Agenda. Dr.Bernadette Lahai is a Sierra Leonean politician and the current Minority Leader of Parliament. She is...

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TICAD VI Ministerial Preparatory Meeting…

TICAD VI Ministerial Preparatory Meeting June 16-17, 2016 in Banjul, The Islamic Republic of The Gambia  With over twenty years of history since 1993, Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD)...

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PAP May 2016 Session ends with seven res…

PAP May 2016 Session ends with seven resolutions and four recommendations 12 May 2016, Midrand, South Africa – The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) concluded its second ordinary session on 12 May 2016 with...

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Electricity is Pivotal to ensuring Afric…

Electricity is Pivotal to ensuring Africa's Technological Future 11 May 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa – Debating the state of e-governance in Africa during the Pan-African Parliament’s second sitting, parliamentarians raised several...

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Gender equality remains an unfilled prom…

Gender equality remains an unfilled promise  “Despite solid evidence demonstrating the centrality of women’s empowerment in reducing poverty, promoting development and addressing the world’s most urgent challenges, gender equality remains an...

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PAP MPs in consensus on education as cor…

PAP MPs in consensus on education as cornerstone of continental development   “Without education there can be no development.” This sentiment was echoed by all parliamentarians at the Pan- African Parliament...

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Women's Access To Land Critical For Afri…

WOMEN’S ACCESS TO LAND CRITICAL FOR AFRICA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH   10 May 2016, Midrand, South Africa – Access to land for agriculture is central to Africans’ livelihood. However, the male bias...

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AUC Puts Forward Draft Budget To PAP

African Union Commission Puts Forward Draft Budget To Pan-African Parliament   10 May 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa – Vice President of the African Union (AU) Commission H.E Mr. Erastus Mwencha presented the...

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Hon. Safia Elmi Djibril elected as PAP V…

Hon. Safia Elmi Djibril elected as PAP VP of the Eastern Africa Region Hon. Safia Elmi Djibril from Djibouti was officially elected as the Vice President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP)...

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Governance Critical For Improving Africa…

  Governance Critical For Improving African Citizen's Quality Of Life   9 May 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa – Data shows that progress on African governance has reached a plateau, although the continent has...

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PAP Announces Its Dedication To Human Ri…

The PAP Announces Its Dedication To Human Rights, Democracy And The ‘Rule of Law’ As Chair Of The AGA.      On Monday 9 May, H.E. Hon Dr. Bernadette Lahai, Fourth Vice...

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EU Parliament Declares Technical Support…

European Parliament Declares Technical Support to PAP On 6 May 2016, Co-Chairs Hon, Michael Gahler, leader of the European Parliamentary Delegation and H.E. Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the...

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PAP Reports on the State of Security in …

PAN-AFRICAN PARLIAMENT REPORTS ON THE STATE OF SECURITY IN BURUNDI 6 MAY 2016, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – The political situation in Burundi remains fragile and requires continuous and objective examination...

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UN Seeks Alliance With PAP To Address Fo…

UN Seeks Alliance With PAP To Address Food Security 5 May 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa – The number of undernourished people in Africa continues to increase with an estimated 217 million...

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EU Delegates Meets With The PAP To Discu…

The EU Delegation meets with the PAP to discuss the progress of the Joint Africa-Europe Strategy.   Parallel to parliamentary proceedings on Thursday 7 May, the President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP)...

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PAP MP's Discuss Key Activities During P…

PAP MP's Discuss Key Activities During PAP Session   4 May 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa – The Chamber of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) was rife with commentary when 29 African...

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Africa could add 12% to its GDP by 2025 …

Africa could add 12% to its GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality “Advancing gender parity in Africa presents a simple yet significant solution towards the continent reaching the goals of...

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African Parliamentarians Emphasise The V…

African Parliamentarians Emphasis The Value Of Education And Human Rights During The 4th Parliament Opening Johannesburg, South Africa – The role of education and human rights received priority during the opening of...

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Former President of Mozambique and Vice …

Former President of Mozambique and Vice President of Sierra Leone address delegates at the opening of the Second Ordinary Session of the Fourth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand...

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New MP's of the PAP receive orientation

New members of the Pan-African Parliament receive orientation in Midrand, South Africa. On Saturday, 30 April 2016, new members of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) attended an orientation meeting at the Gallagher...

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PAP calls on African ambassadors to acce…

Pan-African Parliament calls on African ambassadors to accelerate the ratification of its legislative power  Johannesburg, South Africa – The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) held a preliminary briefing with African ambassadors in Midrand...

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African Ambassadors gather in Midrand

African Ambassadors gather in Midrand, South Africa ahead of the second ordinary session of the Fourth Pan-African Parliament. 28 April, Midrand, South Africa. Ambassadors representing the African continent gathered at the...

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PAP Best Wishes Ceremony for 2016

PAP Best Wishes Ceremony for 2016 The Pan African Parliament held a best wishes ceremony on the 4th of March 2016 in Midrand, South Africa to wish the President, members of...

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Committees Sittings - PAP Parliamentaria…

Committees Sittings - PAP Parliamentarians debate on Peace and Security in Africa The Pan African Parliament’s committee on Cooperation, International Relations and Conflict Resolution conducted a presentation and debate on the...

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Ambassadors meeting

 Ambassadors meeting The Pan African Parliament’s President Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang held a meeting with the African ambassadors to South Africa on the 2nd of March 2016 during the Committee sessions...

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PAP Committee members emphasize women’s …

 PAP Committee members emphasize women’s rights and access to land   The Rural Economy, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Committee of the Pan-African Parliament organized a joint workshop with the committees on...

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PAP Committee discuss land solutions for…

PAP Committee discuss land solutions for housing in Africa         The Permanent committee on Rural Economy, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment held a workshop on the 29th of February 2016 during the...

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High Level E-Governance Workshop at PAP …

  High Level E-Governance Workshop at PAP Committee Sittings    The Transport, Industry, Communication, Energy, Science and Technology Committee of the Pan-African Parliament organized an E-Governance workshop on the 1st and 2nd March...

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MEETING OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE AND THE SOU…

 MEETING OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE AND THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARY SUPPORT TRUST (SAPST)  During its sitting in October 2015, the Committee on Trade, Customs and Immigration of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) agreed...

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PAP President Nkodo Dang meets Egyptian …

PAP President Nkodo Dang meets Egyptian President El Sisi in Cairo   The PAP President Roger Nkodo Dang, heading a high level delegation to Cairo, Egypt on the 24th February 2016, met...

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PAP President Nkodo Dang’s official invi…

 PAP President Nkodo Dang’s official invitation to Malawi President Peter Mutharika   Pan African Parliament (PAP) President Roger Nkodo Dang and his delegation met with the Malawi High Level Delegation during the...

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PAP President Nkodo Dang condemns Burkin…

PAP President Nkodo Dang condemns Burkina Faso attacks  The Pan-African Parliament President, Roger Nkodo Dang issued the following statement strongly condemning the terrorist attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso that killed more...

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President Nkodo Dang and his delegation…

  President Nkodo Dang and his delegation at the 26th African Union Summit   A Pan-African Parliament (PAP) Delegation led by President Nkodo Dang travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 26th...

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President Nkodo Dang calls for increased…

PAP President delivering a historic and emotional speech at the French National Assembly

Pan-African Parliament President Roger Nkodo Dang addressed the French National Assembly on Tuesday 3rd November 2015, with an urgent call to action in support of Africa’s electrification, ahead of the...

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Historic handshake between FNA President…

Historic handshake between FNA President, Claude Bartolone and PAP President, Roger Nkodo Dang

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PAP MPs at the French National Assembly

  A delegation of PAP Parliamentarians in front of the French National Assembly. They accompanied and gave support to the PAP President’s call for Africa' s electrification programme.

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Jean Louis Borloo invites PAP President

 Jean Louis Borloo, former French minister and president of ‘Energies pour L’Afrique’ invites PAP President Roger Nkodo Dang to address the Conseil Economique, Social et Environmental

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PAP President with Jean-Paul Delevoye, P…

 Jean-Paul Delevoye, President of France’s ‘Conseil Economique, Social et Environmental’ welcomes the PAP President and his delegation.

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PAP President giving a Speech at the Lum…

  PAP President, Roger Nkodo Dang making a speech at the ‘Lumieres D’Afrique’ Exposition in front of high profile dignitaries including French Interior Minister Bernard Caseneuve.    

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AU member States urged to ratify new PAP…

On the last day of the sixth session, the PAP has highlighted the urgent need for the signing and ratification of the Protocol to the Constitutive Act of the African...

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Conflict and Violence Rife in Africa in …

The Pan African Parliament considered the report of the council for Peace and Security noted that recurrent scourge of terrorism, violent extremism, transnational criminality and human trafficking where raised. In...

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AUC Chair at Inter Generational Youth Co…

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Her Excellency Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma addressed the Intergenerational Youth Conference on the African Union Vision – Vision 2063 and highlighted the role of...

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THE PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT CELEBRATES AF…

The Pan African Parliament celebrated Africa Day with H.E. Bethel Amadi highlighting the common struggles for the women of Africa in their quest for liberation. Although Africa is free from...

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