Youth Parliament of Malawi meeting in Lilongwe

Young legislators starts meeting Wednesday under the Youth Parliament banner in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe.

Inside parliament: Young legislators meeting

Assistant Clerk of Parliament responsible for protocol and public relations, Leonard Mengezi, has said the Youth Parliament, is one of the most important gatherings of the youth where they can discuss issues.

He said the youn parliamentarians representing the country’s 193 constituencies whose term  of office last for two years are meeting at Parliament until Friday.

According to Mengezi, resolutions passed by the Youth Parliament are discussed by relevant committees of Parliament such as Social and Community Affairs Committee for tabling in the House.

“The main objective of the Youth Parliament is to give the youth a platform to voice their concerns on critical issues affecting their lives, with the assurance that the government and concerned organisations would be alerted to the challenges they face and take appropriate measures to address them,” he said.

The Youth Parliament is held the same way Members of Parliament conduct their business, with a government side and the opposition.

Youth Parliament is the initiative of the Commonwealth Parliament Association (CPA) and is aimed at giving the youth a platform to air out issues that affect them. It operates in collaboration with some government ministries and institutions such as Unicef.

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Mashall
Mashall
5 years ago

This is yet another parliament gate

Where exactly are they from ??

Which constituency because i am in my constituency nobody knows about it..

Are these youths happy to be in parliament while
Their CANCELLOR COLLEGE IS NOT OPEN FOR
CLASS ES SINCE THEIR DECEMBER HOLIDAYS ???

WHAT ARE THEY THINK ING? ??

mtete
mtete
5 years ago

Please school me on how youth MP’s are selected

Becks
Becks
5 years ago

Useless and hopeless forum.

Inno
Inno
5 years ago

How are these Youth Mps Chosen?

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