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Pan African Parliament holds Second Ordinary Session of the Fifth Parliament

PAP President H.E. Hon. Roger Nkodo DANG

The Second Ordinary Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament will take place in Midrand, from Monday the 6 to 17 May 2019

A release by Mr. Jeffrey ONGANGA, PAP’s Media Officer, states that the President of the Republic of Madagascar, H.E Andry RAJOELINA, is expected to deliver the keynote address at the opening ceremony scheduled for Monday May 6, at the precincts located at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, South Africa, 

It would be recalled that Madagascar is one of the 12 countries that have ratified the Revised Protocol to the Constitutive Act of the African Union (AU) Relating to the Pan-African Parliament Protocol adopted by the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State of the AU on June 27, 2014 at Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (Malabo Protocol).

"President of the Pan-African Parliament, H.E. Hon. Roger Nkodo DANG says the session will among others debate Peace and Security on the African continent, the report on the statelessness and citizenship in the continent and the model law on policing in Africa.

“Honorable Legislators will engage on advancing the agenda of building viable and inclusive democracies in Africa as well as the industrial development on our continent, whose foundation is the Continental Free Trade Area; the protocol whose entry into force is much awaited,” he said.

“The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, H.E Moussa FAKI MAHAMAT is expected to lead debates on the African Union (AU) theme of 2019, “The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa.” 

With parliamentary elections and change of regimes in a number of African countries,, at least 40 Members of Parliament (MPs) from 8 African Countries that include Mauritania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kingdom of Eswatini and Guinea Bissau, will be sworn in as new members of the Pan African Parliament. 

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