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Data points:

IPU member parliaments
179
countries are members of the IPU
Women in parliament
25.5%
of the world's MPs are women
Youth in parliament
30.2%
of the world's MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
610
Human rights cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
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اجتماع جمعية الاتحاد البرلماني الدولي لتسليط الضوء على البرلمانات كمستجيبين مبكرين لانتهاكات حقوق الإنسان

MPs from 138 countries will convene next week in Geneva to determine among other issues specific ways in which parliaments can respond effectively to serious human rights violations and their underlying causes, including human rights situations likely to lead to conflict.
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بيان من رئيس الاتحاد البرلماني الدولي خلال زيارته لأنقرة

I am pleased to be in Ankara today, at the invitation of Mr. Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. We have had substantive and productive discussions, and I very much look forward to our cooperation ahead
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يدعو الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي الجهود الجارية لتعزيز الديمقراطية في بنين

دُعي الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي مارتن شنغونغ لتقديم حفل افتتاح الدورة العادية الثانية للجمعية الوطنية في بينين من قبل رئيس المجلس، السيد هونغبيدجي الذي يلتزم بتعزيز التعاون بين البرلمان والاتحاد البرلماني الدولي.
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الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي يُرحب بالسفراء الجُدد من بلغاريا، وإسرائيل، وتوغو

ضمن مجموعة من زيارات المجاملة مع الممثلين الدائمين الجُدد لدى الأمم المتحدة في جنيف، التقى الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي، مارتن تشانغونغ، بالسفراء ديانا كوستادينوفا من بلغاريا، وأفيفا راز شيشتر من إسرائيل، وياكولي جونسون من توغو.
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Register now for the 142nd IPU Assembly and related meetings. Deadline 9 May.
 
Highlights
The IPU has been defending MPs in danger for the past 40 years through its Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.
This report is the fourth biennial IPU review of youth participation in national parliaments. It builds on the previous 2018 report by adding new data from the last two years, using age data from 148 parliamentary chambers, as well as other quantitative and qualitative data from 258 chambers.
Infographics
The IPU-UN Women in Politics 2021 map shows all-time highs for women heads of state, women heads of government, women Speakers of parliament, and women MPs and ministers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shut down vast swathes of global activity, how are parliaments facilitating the implementation of the emergency health measures? How can parliaments debate, pass legislation and scrutinize the actions of government?
The IPU has been around for more than 130 years and there’s a reason why. Throughout the decades, the IPU has managed to stay in tune to its time, growing from a small group of parliamentarians from just nine countries in 1889 to thousands of parliamentarians from 179 countries today. Every five years, the IPU reviews its strategy to make
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