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Which countries have the most women MPs?

Each month, the IPU publishes the global ranking of the percentage of women in national parliaments based on the latest elections. Where does your parliament rank?


How can parliaments accelerate climate action?

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


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.



Focus on the Sahel

Suffering six coups d’état in the past two years, the Sahel had a special focus at the IPU’s 147th Assembly in Angola, including, on 25 October, during the Second Global Parliamentary Summit on Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism. The IPU has condemned the coups time after time. But beyond the condemnations, what can the IPU and others do to address the emerging vicious cycle of political instability, insecurity and increasing poverty in the region?


IPU leadership in action


68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (President)
New York, United States
Mar 11 2024
148th IPU Assembly (President and Secretary General)
Geneva, Switzerland
Mar 23 2024
8th International Parliamentarians’ Conference on the Implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action (Secretary General)
Oslo, Norway
Apr 10 2024