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Public Record - 2004 Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Part 1 of 5)


The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association holds its annual conference in Quebec City, Que., September 3, 2004. This year’s theme is “responsibilities and rights of people and parliaments in a global community.”

Commonwealth Parliamentary Committee president Peter Milliken delivers a message from Queen Elizabeth II. Mr. Milliken then discusses the conference’s objectives, including strategies to combat racism, reduce poverty, and improve access to information. Also speaking at the opening ceremonies are Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, Claude Richmond (Speaker of the B.C. Legislative Assembly), and Ratu Epeli Nailatikau (Speaker of the House of Representatives, Parliament of Fiji Islands).


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