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Home THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY CELEBRATES COMMONWEALTH DAY WITH MEMBERS OF THE SEYCHELLES YOUTH ASSEMBLY

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY CELEBRATES COMMONWEALTH DAY WITH MEMBERS OF THE SEYCHELLES YOUTH ASSEMBLY

SNYA cohort with the Members of the CPA Executive Committee and event coordinatorThe National Assembly organized a series of activities on Monday 9th March, 2015 to commemorate Commonwealth Day with support from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).

The day’s events saw the participation of the Seychelles National Youth Assembly (SNYA) cohort. Their involvement was appositThe Deputy Speaker Hon. Andre Pool launches the websitee to this year’s Commonwealth theme: A Young Commonwealth. The young SNYA Members had the opportunity to discover more above the Commonwealth and the CPA through educational presentations and exchanges with Members of the CPA Executive Committee.

The website profiling the winners of the 28 young people making a difference in Seychelles competition was launched by the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Andre Pool in a short ceremony at the National Assembly that same morning. The competition was organized conjointly by the Seychelles National Youth Assembly and Northern Region Youth Committee. In his address, the Deputy Speaker commended the young agents of change on their achievements and encouraged them to continue their hard work.

The SNYA cohort was also invited to attend a special luncheon hosted by the CPA Executive Committee in the presence of the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Andre Pool.

The programme concluded with a special sitting of the SNYA which was held in the afternoon. Deliberations of the assembly focused on this year’s Commonwealth theme and the potential of the youth of Commonwealth nations. The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Members of the CPA Executive committee and National Assembly and several other dignitaries were in attendance.

After the sitting, the young representatives expressed their delight at the success of the memorable day’s events and thanked the National Assembly for its generous hosting.

 

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At the website launch ceremonySNYA Members asking questions about the CommonwealthSNYA Members gather for a souvenir photo before the website launchSpecial Sitting of the snya cohort at the National Assembly