Strengthening Governance and Accountability in Angola: the Role and Challenges of the National Assembly

12 May 2011 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Chatham House, London


Angela Bragança, MP, Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA), Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Angolan Parliament
Isabel Peliganga, MP (MPLA)
Palmira Barbosa, MP (MPLA)
Edite Manuel, MP (MPLA)
João Ngandagina, MP, Partido de Renovação Social (PRS)
Chair: Ralph Publicover, British Ambassador to Angola (2005-2007)



In 2008 Angola held its first successful parliamentary elections after years of civil conflict. Members of the Angolan National Assembly are visiting the UK on a reciprocal visit of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. This roundtable event will provide a valuable opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the National Assembly and its role in cementing Angola's democratic transition.

Presentations will be held in Portuguese with consecutive interpretation.

For more information please contact Tighisti Amare.

Angolan Constitution (in English).