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Engaging with the United Nations General Assembly

In 2002, the IPU became a Permanent Observer in the United Nations General Assembly. Since then, IPU representatives have regularly addressed the sessions of the General Assembly and its subsidiary organs, as well as major United Nations conferences and high-level events. 

Read the Statements, reports and resolutions of IPU representatives at UN events. For those from 2002-2017, go to this page.

Read the Report of the UN Secretary-General on the interaction between the United Nations, national parliaments and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, 2020.

Read the 2020 Resolution of the UN General Assembly on the interaction between the United Nations, national parliaments and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. The list of UN Member States that sponsored the resolution can be found here