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The Press and Information Service of the Inter-Parliamentary Union issues press releases on the occasion of statutory Inter-Parliamentary Conferences and specialized meetings, as well as other important events in the life of the Union. Archives

Take a look at the most topical press releases below, or browse through a complete chronological collection of them issued in recent years.

Bullet IPU calls for greater protection for MPs in Somalia following another assassination (Geneva, 22 April 2014)
Bullet IPU saddened by death of Malaysian MP Karpal Singh (Geneva, 17 April 2014)
Bullet IPU deeply concerned by attack on another Afghan woman MP (Geneva, 17 April 2014)
Bullet Sentencing of DRC opposition MP Diomi Ndongala deeply regrettable political act (Geneva, 27 March 2014)
Bullet Political opposition continue to be target, new cases on human rights of MPs show (Geneva, 21 March 2014)
Bullet Conflict, crises and nuclear disarmament IPU urges parliaments to make world more peaceful (Geneva, 20 March 2014)
Bullet First ever African elected as IPU Secretary General (Geneva, 20 March 2014)
Bullet IPU welcomes Tonga as 164th member of the Organization (Geneva, 17 March 2014)
Bullet Key commitments on safer world and election of new Secretary General to dominate 130th IPU Assembly (Geneva, 13 March 2014)
Bullet IPU concern over Anwar Ibrahim’s appeal hearing processl (Geneva, 7 March 2014)
Bullet Progress for women in politics, but glass ceiling remains firm (Geneva, 4 March 2014)
Bullet Gender parity in parliament possible within 20 years, new trends show (Geneva, 4 March 2014)
Bullet IPU welcomes decision to re-draft criminal law in Afghanistan (Geneva, 17 February 2014)
Bullet Greater protection for MPs needed in CAR following assassination (Geneva, 10 February 2014)
Bullet IPU urges rejection of Afghan law protecting abusers of women (Geneva, 10 February 2014)
Bullet IPU welcomes release of former Burundian MP Gérard Nkurunziza (Geneva, 3 February 2014)
Bullet Stabbing of Maldivian opposition MP condemned (Geneva, 3 February 2014)
Bullet New Constitution a defining moment for democracy in Tunisia (Geneva, 27 January 2014)
Bullet IPU calls for urgent humanitarian access to desperate populations in Syria (Geneva, 18 January 2014)
Bullet International community urged to act to resolve case of 11 imprisoned MPs in Eritrea (Geneva, 17 January 2014)
Bullet IPU Committee Meets to Tackle Cases on Human Rights of MPs (Geneva, 10 January 2014)
Bullet IPU welcomes political agreement on greater protection for Turkish MPs (Geneva, 9 January 2014)

ArchivesBrowse through a complete chronological collection of IPU press releases issued in recent years.


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