President of Rwandan Chamber of Deputies supports UN Parliament proposal

20. November 2006

On Monday, 20 November, the assistant of the Committee for a Democratic UN for Rwanda, Christophe Hategekimana, was received by the President of the countries' Chamber of Deputies, Alfred Mukezamfura, to present the proposal of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA). Subsequently, the President of the parliament supported an appeal prepared by the Committee which will be published in April 2007. The establishment of a UNPA is also being endorsed by the former Foreign Minister of Rwanda, Augustine Iyamuremye, the Speaker of the neighboring country Uganda, Edward Sekandi, and the President of the Pan-African Parliament, Gertrude Mongella.

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