A Working Session of Officials of the Commonwealth Secretariat with the Chairpersons and Members of the Sectoral Oversight Committees on Women and Gender, Legal Affairs (anti-corruption) and Media and Reconciliation and North and East Reconstruction was held on 27th June, 2017 in Committee Room No. 1 of Parliament under the patronage of the Hon. Deputy Speaker, Thilanga Sumathipala.
The main focus of the event was “Parliamentarians and the protection and promotion of Human Rights” and former Deputy Chief Justice and Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Justice Dikgang Moseneke and Head of Human Rights of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Advocate Ms Karen Mckenzie delivered the presentations.
Hon. Deputy Speaker’s Speech