PN Bulletin - September 2015

Table of Contents

  • News from the Network
  • Interview with an MP
  • Elections from Around the World

News from the Network
2015 Annual Meetings' Registration Open

The 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank & IMF will take place in Lima, Peru during 5-9 October 2015. We have received a large interest from our Membership, and space is limited. Members of the PN are encouraged to contact Ms. Gergana Ivanova at for further information.

Field Visit - November 2015

The Parliamentary Network will be planning a Field Visit as part of its 'Parliamentarians in the Field' programme. It will be held in Asia. Further information will be available shortly.

Global Parliamentary Conference (GPC) - April 2016

After the resounding success in April 2015, the Parliamentary Network in conjunction with the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, will hold the the next annual GPC in Washington, D.C. during the week of 11 April 2016. Further information will be available shortly.
Interview with an MP
with Pana Pappas Merchant
The Parliamentary Network Secretariat had a chance to sit down with Honourable Pana Pappas Merchant from Canada. She was re-elected to the Board of PN as an established Senator with robust experiences in international development. We were able to interview her, posing questions about what she sees for the Network in the future, as well being able to get more personal with the Senator from Canada.

Q: How does your constituency see the impact of the World Bank and IMF?

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Voting Percentages calculated below:
LIDER - 19%
UNE - 14.8%
TODOS - 9.8%
PP - 9.4%
EG - 6.3%
 11 Other Paries - 32.2%
Sri Lanka

United National Party - 106 seats
United People's Freedom Alliance - 95 seats
Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi - 16 seats
People's Liberation Front - 6 seats
Eelam People's Democratic Party - 1 seat
Sri Lank Muslim Congress - 1 seat

First Round of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate
Second Round scheduled for 10/25/2015.
Elections from Around the World
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