Uganda parliament to host Commonwealth Youth Parliament Summit

By Benjamin Jumbe.

Parliament of Uganda is set to host a landmark Fourth Commonwealth Youth Parliament Summit next week.

The conference running from 14 to 19 March, 2018 is expected to attract to attract over 200 delegates from all the common wealth countries.

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, meeting a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) said that the Conference will expose the youth to the realities of legislation and governance at regional level.

Demetrus Stephen Mgalami, the Assistant Regional Secretary at the CPA (Africa Region) said that the resolutions from the Youth Conference will inform the agenda of the regional conference to be held in Botswana in August, 2018 ,appealing to governments to ensure that they are implemented.

The Commonwealth Youth Parliament Conference will be held under the theme; “Securing a better future for Africa: Role of the youth”.