Opposition members attend Commonwealth conference

Leader of the Opposition Arden McLean

Opposition Leader Arden McLean and MLAs Christopher Saunders and Kenneth Bryan will be attending the 44th annual conference of the Caribbean Americas and Atlantic region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, which begins 15 July in Trinidad.

This year’s theme is ‘Globalisation and Nationalism: Quo Vadis – Impacts on Commonwealth Parliaments’.

Mclean is scheduled to speak on ‘Migrants and Refugees: Is there a need for a collective regional response?’ Bryan will lead a discussion on ‘Digital Disinformation: The Challenges to Parliaments and Democracy’.

The annual conference attracts political leaders from across the Commonwealth.

The conference will run for one week and will also provide attendees with the opportunity to support the 15th Regional Youth Parliament which is being attended by members of the Cayman Islands Youth Parliament, Reon Porter and Leah Robinson.