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The post 2015 Sustainable Development Go…

The post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals and the Role of Parliaments The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa- OSISA    is currently working with civil society organisations, parliaments, the academic sector and...

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Linking The PAP With Regional Parliament…

INTER-AFRICAN REGIONAL SPEAKERS’ PARLIAMENTARY FORUM (IARSPF) Welcome Remarks From President Of PAP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibARtHtcb6Y The Pan African Parliament welcomes you all to this the second Meeting of Speakers from regional Parliaments which has become...

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Meeting Interparliamentary Delegation DP…

Meeting Interparliamentary Delegation DPAP and PAP Bureau 1. Introduction The Chair of the EP-PAP Delegation Hon. Michael GAHLER thanked the Bureau for agreeing to meet with the European Delegation. on Gahler introduced...

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PAP attends the Open Government Partners…

 International Relations: Open Government Partnership Global Summit At the invitation of the Mexican Senate, through the National Democratic Institute (NDI) the President of the Pan African Parliament, H.E Roger Nkodo Dang...

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The Role of Science Academies and the In…

African Scientific Cooperation and Partnership Strengthened   Future African-wide scientific cooperation and partnership were strengthened when science organisations met with the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) last week to introduce their activities and elaborate...

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PAP and UNFPA held a joint meeting to id…

MPs Can End FGM! The Pan African Parliament and UNFPA held a two day workshop in Sandton, South Africa to identify the role of parliamentarians in ending female genital mutilation (FGM)...

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PAP Audit and Public Accounts Committee …

PAP Audit and Public Accounts Committee Capacitated on Financial Oversight role The recently restructured Committee on Audit and Public Accounts (CAPA) of the Pan-African Parliament kicked started its financial oversight role...

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African Parliamentarians Put Heads Toget…

AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARIANS PUT HEADS TOGETHER TO COMBAT CORRUPTION    03 AUGUST 2016, MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA – How can Africa collectively address corruption? What measures can Members of Parliament (MPs) put in place...

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“Take The People With You,” Says Lesotho…

“TAKE THE PEOPLE WITH YOU,” SAYS LESOTHO PRIME MINISTER  The Right Hon Bethuel Pakalitha Mosisili, Prime Minister of Lesotho, opened the 8th Conference of Speakers of African Parliaments at the...

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PAP To Support Regional Parliaments To P…

PAP To Support Regional Parliaments To Push For Ratification   Regional integration will be a critical component to ensure the speedy ratification of the Pan African Parliament’s role to move from oversight...

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PAP pledges solidarity with African yout…

PAP pledges solidarity with African Youths   The Youth Caucus of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has pledged strong solidarity with African youths to ensure that their plight and challenges are a priority...

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Africa’s Parliamentary Clerks Reaffirm S…

Africa’s Parliamentary Clerks reaffirm support for New PAP Protocol   Secretary Generals and Clerks of Africa’s Parliaments have concluded their first annual general meeting by reaffirming their support for African Union (AU)...

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PAP laments slow ratification of its new…

PAP laments slow ratification of its new protocol   The First Vice President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP), Honourable Eduardo Joaquim Mulembwe has expressed grave concern over very slow ratification of PAP’s...

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Members' Safety Of Critical Importance T…

Members' Safety Of Critical Importance To The Pan-African Parliament   2 AUGUST 2016, MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA – The recent involvement of four Honourable Members of Parliament (MPs) in a robbery and shooting...

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PAP commits to efforts towards combating…

PAP commits to efforts towards combating terrorism in Africa The President of the Pan Africa Parliament (PAP) Bureau, Honourable Roger Nkodo Dang has disclosed that PAP plans to present African Union...

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PAP President calls on African states to…

PAP President calls on African states to ratify AU Malabo Protocols   President of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), Honourable Roger Nkodo Dang has appealed to African states to ratify the Malabo Protocols...

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PAP CAPAs' on Financial Oversight role

PAP Audit and Public Accounts Committee Capacitated on Financial Oversight role   The recently restructured Committee on Audit and Public Accounts (CAPA) of the Pan-African Parliament kicked started its financial oversight role...

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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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