PRESS RELEASE BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER: Speaker participates in a parliamentary conference on the WTO

Speaker An?lu Farrugia represented the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) in the 38th Session of the Steering Committee of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO held in Brussels, which was organised jointly by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the European Parliament.

Speaker Farrugia, who is the Chairperson of the CPA Small Branches and a member of the Steering Committee of the CPA, addressed the Committee which focused on free trade agreements having provisions of trade liberalization compatible with respect for labour rights, and on enhancing trade that contributes to the full respect of human rights.

In his address, Speaker Farrugia also referred to the good work carried out by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

Source: Government of Malta