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The IPU Assembly (formerly known as the Inter-Parliamentary Conference) is the principal statutory body that expresses the views of the Inter-Parliamentary Union on political issues. It brings together parliamentarians to study international problems and make recommendations for action.

DOCUMENTS
 
The Assembly works in accordance with its Rules. Participation of permanent observers in IPU Assemblies is regulated by Practical modalities of the rights and responsibilities of observers. Most members are affiliated to one of the six geopolitical groups that are currently active in the IPU.

By using the buttons below, you can consult a chronological list of past Assembly and Conference venues, browse through the texts of resolutions of the most recent of them, take a detailed look at the deliberations of the last Assembly, and learn about the agenda and programme of the forthcoming one.

Last Assembly Texts of resolutions Assembly venues Next Assembly

Delegations attending IPU Assemblies customarily include MPs from all parties. The Assembly meets twice a year (in the spring and autumn) and is held each time in a different country, providing participants with an opportunity to see various national realities.


STANDING COMMITTEES

Rules Four plenary Standing Committees, functioning in accordance with their own Rules, assist the Assembly in its work. The Standing Committees are:


FUTURE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLIES

The 132nd Assembly will take place in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 28 March to 1 April 2015.


STATUTORY ASSEMBLIES AND CONFERENCES HELD SINCE 1889
  • 1st Paris (France) 1889
  • 2nd London (United Kingdom) 1890
  • 3rd Rome (Italy) 1891
  • 4th Bern (Switzerland) 1892
  • 5th The Hague (Netherlands) 1894
  • 6th Brussels (Belgium) 1895
  • 7th Budapest (Hungary) 1896
  • 8th Brussels (Belgium) 1897
  • 9th Christiania (Norway) 1899
  • 10th Paris (France) 1900
  • 11th Vienna (Austria) 1903
  • 12th Saint-Louis (USA) 1904
  • 13th Brussels (Belgium) 1905
  • 14th London (United Kingdom) 1906
  • 15th Berlin (Germany) 1908
  • 16th Brussels (Belgium) 1910
  • 17th Geneva (Switzerland) 1912
  • 18th The Hague (Netherlands) 1913
  • 19th Stockholm (Sweden) 1921
  • 20th Vienna (Austria) 1922
  • 21st Copenhagen (Denmark) 1923
  • 22nd Bern (Switzerland) 1924
  • 23rd Washington (USA) and Ottawa (Canada) 1925
  • 24th Paris (France) 1927
  • 25th Berlin (Germany) 1928
  • 26th London (United Kingdom) 1930
  • 27th Bucharest (Romania) 1931
  • 28th Geneva (Switzerland) 1932
  • 29th Madrid (Spain) 1933
  • 30th Istanbul (Turkey) 1934
  • 31st Brussels (Belgium) 1935
  • 32nd Budapest (Hungary) 1936
  • 33rd Paris (France) 1937
  • 34th The Hague (Netherlands) 1938
  • 35th Oslo (Norway) 1939
  • 36th Cairo (Egypt) 1947
  • 37th Rome (Italy) 1948
  • 38th Stockholm (Sweden) 1949
  • 39th Dublin (Ireland) 1950
  • 40th Istanbul (Turkey) 1951
  • 41st Bern (Switzerland) 1952
  • 42nd Washington (USA) 1953
  • 43rd Vienna (Austria) 1954
  • 44th Helsinki (Finland) 1955
  • 45th Bangkok (Thailand) 1956
  • 46th London (United Kingdom) 1957
  • 47th Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 1958
  • 48th Warsaw (Poland) 1959
  • 49th Tokyo (Japan) 1960
  • 50th Brussels (Belgium) 1961
  • 51st Brasilia (Brazil) 1962
  • 52nd Belgrade (Yugoslavia) 1963
  • 53rd Copenhagen (Denmark) 1964
  • 54th Ottawa (Canada) 1965
  • 55th Teheran (Iran) 1966
  • 56th Lima (Peru) 1968
  • 57th New Delhi (India) 1969
  • 58th The Hague (Netherlands) 1970
  • 59th Paris (France) 1971
  • 60th Rome (Italy) 1972
  • 61st Tokyo (Japan) 1974
  • 62nd London (United Kingdom) 1975
  • 63rd Madrid (Spain) 1976
  • 64th Sofia (Bulgaria) 1977
  • 65th Bonn (FRG) 1978
  • 66th Caracas (Venezuela) 1979