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The General information module includes official and translated names of the parliament, information about its structure, composition, senior parliamentary figures and contact details for the parliament as a whole. It also includes the year of the parliament's affiliation to the IPU, if applicable.

Use the Modules pages to view and export data for selected fields and selected countries. In this way, it is possible to compare various aspects of the different parliamentary systems.

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2. Select up to 5 fields
General data
Parliament nameOriginal and translated name
Structure of parliamentBicameral / unicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated)Original and translated (English/French) name
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments)Name and link to the related chamber
Affiliation to the IPUYes / No
Affiliation date(s)Start date / End date
Leadership
PresidentName, gender and other relevant information
Secretary GeneralName, gender and other relevant information
Composition
MembersStatutory and current number of members
WomenCurrent number of women, including percentage
Mode of designationDistribution of seats according to the mode of designation
TermDuration of the parliamentary term
Last renewal dates (from / to)Start date / End date

 
Important note for our correspondents in national parliaments:
Should information concerning your parliament be inaccurate, outdated or be missing altogether from the PARLINE database, please contact the IPU Secretariat at .
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