Commonwealth Youth Parliament
The Commonwealth Youth Parliament is an annual event that is held in a different Commonwealth region each year. Up to 66 young people from across the Commonwealth will experience various aspects of parliamentary democracy and will have a unique opportunity to connect with youth from around the world. Youth parliamentarians will participate in education sessions led by experienced parliamentary officials, take part in parliamentary proceedings including Question Period, and debate and vote on legislation and motions.
The International Youth Parliament is an opportunity for Commonwealth young people to experience aspects of parliamentary democracy and provides a platform for them to establish links with like-minded peers. Formal parliamentary practice adapted from several Commonwealth countries will be followed and the proceedings will be observed under the watchful eyes of experienced parliamentary officials.
A date and host is tyet to be confirmed for 2018/19.
The 9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament was co-hosted by the CPA and the Jersey States.
The 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament was co-hosted by the CPA and the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.