Media Advisory

17 May 2015

6th Session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP)

The Pan African Parliament (PAP) meets biannually for its statutory Session to deliberate on various issues that affect the continent. The 6th 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, malepanet@dirco.gov.za

Enquiries: Mr Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078

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Please note that accreditation process will be open till 29th May 2015 and the access cards can be collected at the venue.

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

O.R. Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
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Pretoria
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