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La UIP exhorta a la moderación y el diálogo inclusivo en la República Democrática del Congo

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) condemns the violence and loss of life following clashes between protestors and security forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 19 September. IPU urges all sides to refrain from further violence and to engage
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La UIP como parte de los esfuerzos globales por erradicar la malnutrición

Malnutrition is a silent emergency that affects billions of people. The United Nations estimates that one in three people are impacted with some 156 million children suffering from stunted growth and 99 million from underweight.
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El secretario general de la UIP da la bienvenida a los nuevos embajadores de Bulgaria, Israel y Togo

In a round of courtesy visits with new Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in Geneva, IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong met with Ambassadors Deyana Kostadinova of Bulgaria, Aviva Raz Shechter of Israel and Yackoley Johnson of Togo. “I am
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El secretario general de la UIP felicita al Parlamento egipcio por su 150 aniversario

IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong congratulated the Egyptian Parliament on its 150th anniversary and called on all political stakeholders to reflect in this historical moment on the need to build a stronger and more democratic parliament. Addressing a ceremony in
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Parlamentarios africanos proponen nuevas acciones sobre emigración

Members of Parliament at a conference on African migration have recommended a series of steps to help ensure the maximum benefit migrants could provide to their countries of origin and destination. The MPs from 15 African countries proposed action, including
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Los parlamentarios jóvenes se centran en el desarrollo para todos

Young Members of Parliament are set to define their role in delivering the new generation of development goals when they meet at their annual Global Conference in Zambia next month. Agenda 2030: Youth leading the way, leaving no-one behind, jointly
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La Asamblea de la UIP busca rejuvenecer la democracia

IPU Members attending the 134th Assembly in Zambia (19-23 March) will address the critical question of how to rejuvenate democracy and give voice to youth. The Assembly will seek ways to reverse waning youth interest in formal politics - a
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