Parliament will rise till Tuesday 10th August 2021 at 2:00 pm

Hon. Powes Parkop, MP

Powes Parkop

National Capital District Provincial

Social Democratic Party

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the National Capital District Provincial as a Social Democratic Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections, a member of the National Parliament; Pensions and Retirement Benefits, Privileges and Standing Orders Parliamentary Committees, 3rd term in this Parliament.

Past: First Elected to the 8th National Parliament for the National Capital District Provincial Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as an Independent candidate. Governor for National Capital District from 2007-2012. Founded the Social Democratic Party in 2012. Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament for the same seat in the 2012 General Elections as a Social Democratic Party candidate. Appointed member of Constitutional Laws, Acts and Subordinate Legislation Committee in August 2012


Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1987

Achievements: Earned a Bachelor's Degree and then a Masters Degree in Law. Admitted to the bar in 1987. Earned a Diploma in Journalism from UPNG in 1980.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Lecturer with the UPNG Law Faculty for 6 years before appointment as Director of Individual & Community Rights Advocacy Forum

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C/-National Parliament, PO Parliament House, WAIGANI, NCD 131, Papua New Guinea

Ph: +675 3277515
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