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PARAGUAY
Cámara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Congreso / Congress Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Cámara de Diputados / Chamber of Deputies
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Cámara de Senadores / Senate
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1958 - 2003
2006 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Hugo Adalberto Velázquez Moreno (M) 

Notes 1 July 2014 - 30 June 2015
Secretary General Carlos A. Samudio (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 80 / 80
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 12 (15.00%)
Mode of designation directly elected 80
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 21 April 2013
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Cámara de Diputados
Palacio Legislativo
Avda. República e/ 14 de mayo y 15 de agosto
Asunción - Paraguay
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Phone (59521) 414 4301
414 4306
Fax (59521) 414 4365
E-mail prensa@diputados.gov.py
dircom@diputados.gov.py
Website http://www.diputados.gov.py/

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