Saturday 23 July 2011 - Sunday 24 July 2011
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
Since 1981, the CPA has held this conference for Parliamentarians of more than 30 jurisdictions where the population is less than 500,000 people. Members discuss political issues which have a particular impact on smaller states.
Themes for this year's Small Branches Conference are:
1st Plenary Session
Commonwealth Initiatives in Handling Migration Issues
2nd Plenary Session
Countering Threats to the Stability of Small Democracies: Piracy, Drug Trafficking and Terrorism
3rd Plenary Session
Women as Agents of Change in Small Societies
4th Plenary Session
Strengthening Democracy in Small States: Youth Leadership Training, Citizen Involvement and Parliamentary Reform
For a more detailed programme of events for CPC 2011 please go to the Programmes page.