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PARAGUAY
Cámara de Senadores (Senate)

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 Senadores / Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Cámara de Diputados / Chamber of Deputies
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1958 - 2003
2006 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Fernando Lugo (M) 

Notes 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018
Secretary General Antonio Zacarías Sánchez Oviedo (M) 
Notes Elected on 4 Sep. 2014.
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 45 / 45
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 9 (20.00%)
Mode of designation directly elected 45
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 21 April 2013
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Cámara de Senadores
Palacio Legislativo
Avda. República e/
14 de mayo y 15 de agosto
Asunción - Paraguay
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Phone (59521) 414 5310
414 5903
414 5904
Fax (59521) 414 5903
E-mail informaciones@senado.gov.py
Website http://www.senado.gov.py/

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