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Women in Parliament in 2023: Concerns over gender-based violence

The IPU's annual report of women in parliament based on 2023 elections shows some limited progress but also some worrying trends - notably women quitting politics citing burn-out and threats.

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How can parliaments accelerate climate action?

Discover the IPU's climate campaign #Parliaments4thePlanet designed to help parliaments go further and faster on climate action

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Hendrik-Jan Talsma, NL News and Stories

A conversation with... Hendrik-Jan Talsma, Netherlands

As part of the IPU series 'A conversation with...', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them.In this edition, we discover Hendrik-Jan Talsma, a Senator from the Netherlands and the Chair of the IPU's Committee on Middle East Questions.The views and opinions expressed by the parliamentarians are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position.

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Voices
2024.04.17

Say yes to youth in parliament!

Half the world’s population is under 30 and yet less than 3% of MPs globally represent this age group. The IPU has identified the six ways to change this.

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IPU leadership in action

Agenda

Meeting of the IPU Executive Committee (President and Secretary General)
Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania
Jun 19 2024
International Conference on Nuclear Security: Shaping the Future 2024 (President)
Vienna, Austria
May 20 2024
Asian Women’s Forum (Secretary General)
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
May 13 2024