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Ghana: PN Africa and PEF sign a Cooperation Agreement

Parliamentary News Africa (PN Africa), a civil society parliamentary monitoring organisation, and the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), a non-profit and non-political autonomous association of private sector organisations, have signed a Cooperation Agreement to work together to inform, educate and influence the law making process of parliament. This agreement will see ...

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The Appointments Committee of Parliament will today hold a public sitting to vet the Deputy Minister of Agriculture designate, Kennedy Osei Nyarko. Mr. Nyarko who is the Member of Parliament for Akim Swedru, replaces Mr. William Quaitoo who resigned for what many have described as ethnocentric comments about people from the three ...

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GHANA: Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to serve as a bridge builder -Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs (MOPA), Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has disclosed that the vision of his ministry is to play the role of a bridge builder between Parliament, the Executive and the citizenry. MOPA, as part of its mandate, is to ensure that Parliament has a deeper understanding of government ...

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WORLD: Political crises increase worldwide as human rights violations against opposition MPs rise

  The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has expressed deep concern about the increasing repression and escalation of human rights violations against opposition MPs in Cambodia, Venezuela, Turkey and the Maldives on the closing day of the 137th IPU Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. The IPU has called for fact-finding missions ...

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RUSHIA: Over 800 MPs worldwide call for the end of intolerance, mistrust and violence

Parliamentarians from 155 countries have committed to pursuing cultural pluralism and peace through interfaith and inter-ethnic dialogue. In a declaration issued at the close of the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union(IPU) Assembly (#IPU137) in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, IPU Member Parliaments have called for transparency, accountability and respect for human rights and ...

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