Tag: Youth Parliament

UCCI students take part in CPA Youth Parliament

UCCI students take part in CPA Youth Parliament

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) students Reon Porter and Leah Robinson are representing Cayman at the 15th Regional Youth Parliament set for Wednesday, 17 July and organised as part of the 44th annual conference of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), being held 14-19 […]

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Law firm supports Youth Parliamentarians

Law firm supports Youth Parliamentarians

| 28/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For a third straight year, Harneys is sponsoring the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Youth Parliament programme. Through this initiative, participants, aged 14-19, from both government and private high schools, are given the opportunity to gain insight into parliament, associate with peers from other schools, learn public speaking, engage in debates on topics […]

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Young people ‘rule’ at Legislative Assembly

Young people ‘rule’ at Legislative Assembly

| 16/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of Commonwealth Day celebrations, 19 students from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman high schools as well as the University College of the Cayman Islands participated in the 11th annual Youth Parliament. Hosted by the local branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), this year’s event, held Monday, 12 March, generated […]

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Young ‘lawmakers’ set to take over LA

Young ‘lawmakers’ set to take over LA

| 09/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Legislative Assembly will be composed of decidedly younger members when 19 students aged 14-19 take over proceedings Monday, 12 March for the 11th annual Youth Parliament. Organised by the local branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to commemorate Commonwealth Day, this year’s event will feature debate on two topics chosen by […]

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Constitutional Commission statement on Youth Parliament

Constitutional Commission statement on Youth Parliament

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(Constitutional Commission): The 13 March is Commonwealth Day. It also marks the day on which the Cayman Islands Youth Parliament meets annually at the Legislative Assembly. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliament Association, the Youth Parliament, which held its first session in the Cayman Islands in 2001, is made up of […]

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Premier meets youth parliamentarians

Premier meets youth parliamentarians

| 20/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin met two young people preparing to represent the Cayman Islands at a regional conference, in his Government Administration Building office on Friday, 18 July 2016. McLaughlin chatted with youth parliamentarians Aquinnah Ebanks and Michael Webb, who are set to travel to the 41st regional conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in […]

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Youth Parliamentarians debate abortion and public transport

Youth Parliamentarians debate abortion and public transport

| 16/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): More than 20 students from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman participated in two debates during the ninth Youth Parliament held Monday, 14 March, to commemorate Commonwealth Day. The topics they chose to discuss were legalising abortion and the establishment of a master public-transportation system.

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Legislative Assembly prepared for ‘takeover’

Legislative Assembly prepared for ‘takeover’

| 10/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands’ youth are poised to take over the Legislative Assembly. Students from nine local educational institutions are preparing for the ninth annual Youth Parliament, sponsored by law firm Harneys. The event is scheduled for Commonwealth Day, Monday, 14 March from 10:30am.

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