The Pan African Parliament (PAP) meets biannually for its statutory Session to deliberate on various issues that affect the continent. The sixth Session takes place at the time when the term of the current parliament is coming to an end on 26 May 2015.
The highlights of the upcoming session are as follows:
18 May – official opening on the 18 May, by the President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, as Guest of Parliament, and the 2nd Vice-President of the Republic of Sudan who is a former member of PAP.
21 May – the former President of South Africa, H.E Thabo Mbeki, scheduled to present the African Union report on illicit financial flows out of Africa.
22 and 23 May – the PAP and AU Commission to co-host the 3rd Inter-Generational dialogue with the African Youth by Dr Nkosazana Zuma, the Chairperson of AUC.
25 May – PAP to celebrate Africa Day under the theme, “Women Empowerment”.
27 May 2015 – election for new Bureau and the President
Venue: Gallagher Estate, Midrand
RSVP: Ms Tercia Malepane
Mr Nelson Kgwete
Cell: 076 431 3078
Media accreditation is open until Sunday 18h00.
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS