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145th Assembly and related meetings

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Kigali
Rwanda

Summary

At the invitation of the Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda, the 145th Assembly of the IPU and its related meetings will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from Tuesday, 11 to Saturday, 15 October 2022.

All IPU statutory bodies, including the Governing Council, Standing Committees, Committees on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians and on Middle East Questions, as well as the Forum of Women Parliamentarians and the Forum of Young MPs, will convene during this Assembly. The General Debate will focus on the overall theme of Gender equality and gender-sensitive parliaments as drivers of change for a more resilient and peaceful world -and provide a platform for delegates to deliberate, exchange views and galvanize parliamentary action in this area. .

The Assembly will adopt resolutions on the emergency item and on the subject item taken up by the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights entitled Parliamentary impetus to local and regional development of countries with high levels of international migration and to stopping all forms, including state-sponsored, of human-trafficking and human rights abuses. The Governing Council will examine and adopt a number of decisions, including on cases of violation of the human rights of parliamentarians. The Assembly is expected to conclude with the adoption of an outcome document on the overall theme of the General Debate.

Documents in Spanish (the translation is the responsibility of the GRULAC Secretariat)

- Beginning of Registration
- Executive Committee
(Closed meeting)
- Executive Committee

- Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Executive Committee
(Closed meeting)
- Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)

- Bureau of Women Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Inaugural Ceremony
- Forum of Women Parliamentarians
- Joint Meeting with the Chairpersons of the Geopolitical Groups and the Presidents of the Standing Committees
(Closed meeting)
- Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Committee on Middle East Questions
(Closed meeting)
- Meeting of Advisers and Secretaries to delegations (English / French)

- Assembly Steering Committee
(Closed meeting)
- Board of the Forum of Young Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Governing Council
- High-Level Advisory Group on Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism
(Closed meeting)
- Standing Committee on Sustainable Development
- Debate on the theme of the next resolution, Parliamentary efforts in achieving negative carbon balances of forests
- Segment on preparations for the Parliamentary Meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27)
- Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights
Debate on the draft resolution, Parliamentary impetus to local and regional development of countries with high levels of international migration and to stopping all forms, including state-sponsored, of human trafficking and human rights abuses.
- ASGP Meeting
- Assembly
Start of the General Debate on the theme of Gender equality and gender-sensitive parliaments as drivers of change for a more resilient and peaceful world
- Committee to Promote Respect for International Humanitarian Law
(Closed meeting)
- Assembly
General Debate
- Advisory Group on Health (English only)
(Closed meeting)
- ASGP Meeting
- Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Forum of Young Parliamentarians
- Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights
Drafting in plenary of the draft resolution
- Assembly
Decision on the emergency item

- Bureau of the Standing Committee on Sustainable Development
(Closed meeting)
- Assembly
- Debate on the emergency item
- Continuation of the General Debate
- Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights
Completion of drafting in plenary of the draft resolution
- IPU Task Force on the peaceful resolution of the war in Ukraine
(Closed meeting)
- Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- ASGP Meeting
- Bureau of the Standing Committee on Peace and International Security
(Closed meeting)
- Parity debate
- ASGP Meeting
- Standing Committee on Peace and International Security
- Panel discussion on the theme The impact of war and atrocity on civilian populations
- Panel discussion on the theme War and climate change as triggers of global food insecurity
- Elections
- Assembly
Continuation of the General Debate
- Possible drafting committee on the emergency item
(Closed meeting)
- Workshop on Climate Change
- Panel discussion
The Call of the Sahel: Addressing environmental degradation and its effects on the proliferation of terrorism

- Workshop on nutrition organized jointly by the IPU, the SUN Movement and AUDA/NEPAD
- Bureau of the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights
- Assembly
Continuation of the General Debate
- Bureau of the Standing Committee on United Nations Affairs
(Closed meeting)
- Gender Partnership Group
(Closed meeting)
- ASGP Meeting
- Executive Committee
(Closed meeting)
- Standing Committee on Sustainable Development
- Panel discussion on the theme Reconnecting local communities with a local sustainable inclusive economy to achieve the targets of SDG 8
- Elections
- Open session of the Committee to Promote Respect for International Humanitarian Law
Parliamentary good practices: Inclusion of refugees, internally displaced and stateless persons
- Panel
Towards gender equality: Celebrating and understanding the accomplishments of women’s parliamentary caucuses
- Workshop on the Rights of the Child
- Standing Committee on Peace and International Security
Expert hearing on the theme Cyberattacks and cybercrimes: The new risks to global security
- Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Assembly
- Adoption of the resolution on the emergency item,
- Special accountability segment on implementation of IPU resolutions and other decisions
- Conclusion of the General Debate
- Standing Committee on United Nations Affairs
- Panel discussion: The UN response to growing hunger and famine
- Panel discussion: The UN field presence in support of national development: The case of Rwanda.
- Elections
- Working Group on Science and Technology
(Closed meeting)
- Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights
Adoption of the draft resolution

- Bureau of Women Parliamentarians
(Closed meeting)
- Governing Council
- Decisions on the human rights of MPs, and
- Reports of specialized meetings
- Workshop organized jointly by IPU and ASGP
- Governing Council
- Assembly
FOLLOWING THE END OF THE GC
- Adoption of resolutions
- Reports of the Standing Committees
- Outcome document of the General Debate, and
- Closing sitting

Documents

Assembly

Governing Council

Standing Committee on Peace and International Security

Standing Committee on Sustainable Development

Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights

Standing Committee on United Nations Affairs

Committee to Promote Respect for International Humanitarian Law

Forum of Women Parliamentarians

Forum of Young Parliamentarians

Other meetings

Country / Pays
 
Name / Nom Language / Langue
Mr. Duarte Pacheco, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) / M. Duarte Pacheco, Président de l'Union Interparlementaire (UIP) English / Français
Mr. Martin Chungong , Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) / M. Martin Chungong, Secrétaire général de l'Union Interparlementaire (UIP) English / Français
Mr. / M. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda / Président du Rwanda English / Français
Ms. / Mme Donatille Mukabalisa, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of Rwanda / Présidente de la Chambre des Députés de Rwanda English / Français
Mr. António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations / M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies English / Français
Afghanistan Mr. / M Mir Rahman RAHMANI, Speaker of the House of People / Président de la Chambre du Peuple English
Algeria / Algérie Mr. / M. Salah GOUDJIL, Speaker of the Council of the Nation / Président du Conseil de la Nation Français
Armenia / Arménie Ms. / Mme Hasmik Hakobyan, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l’Assemblée nationale English
Armenia / Arménie Ms. / Mme Tsovinar Vardanyan, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Australia / Australie Mr. / M. Milton Dick, Speaker of the House of Representatives / Président de la Chambre des représentants English
Australia / Australie Ms. / Mme Fatima Payman, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat English
Austria / Autriche Mr. / M. Reinhold Lopatka, Member of the National Council / Membre du conseil national English
Austria / Autriche Ms. / Mme Ewa Ernst-Dziedzic, Member of the National Council / Membre du Conseil national English
Bangladesh Mr. / M. S.H. Tuku, Deputy Speaker of Parliament / Vice-présidente du parlement English
Belgium / Belgique Mr. / M. S. Cogolati, Member of the House of Representatives / Membre de la Chambre des Représentants English
Benin / Bénin Mr. / M Nassirou Bako-Arifari, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l'Assemblée nationale Français
Bolivia / Bolivie Ms. / Mme A.A. Rodriguez Montero, Member of the Chamber of Deputies / Membre de la Chambre des députés Español
Botswana Mr. / M. P.T.C. Skelemani, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Cambodia / Cambodge Mr. / M. Y. Suos, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l'Assemblée nationale English
Canada Mr. / M David McGuinty, Member of the House of Commons / Membre de la Chambre des communes English
Canada Ms. / Mme M. Rempel Garner, Member of the House of Commons / Membre de la Chambre des communes English
Côte d'Ivoire Mr. / M. Bictogo, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l’Assemblée nationale Français
Croatia / Croatie Mr. / M. Ivan Celić, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Denmark / Danemark Ms. / Mme Fatma Oetkem, Member of Parliament / Membre de Parlement English
ECOWAS / CEDEAO Mr. / M Sidie Mohamed Tunis, Speaker / Président English / Français
ECOWAS / CEDEAO Ms. / Mme Laadi Ayii Ayamba, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Equatorial Guinea / Guinée Equatoriale Mr. / M. A.E. Ntugu Nsa, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat Español
Estonia / Estonie Mr. / M Toomas Kivimägi, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Eswatini Mr. / M. N.M. Mdluli, Vice-President of the Senate / Vice-président du Sénat English
Fiji / Fidji Mr. / M. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, Speaker of Parliament / Président du parlement English
Finland / Finlande Ms. / Mme H. Järvinen, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement Español
France Mr. / M. F. Marchand, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat Français
Gabon Mr. / M. Faustin Boukoubi, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l’Assemblée nationale Français
Gambia / Gambie Mr. / M. S.S Njie, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly / Vice-président de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Georgia / Géorgie Mr. / M. S. Papuashvili, Speaker of Parliament / Président du parlement English
Germany / Allemagne Mr. / M. Peter Beyer, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Germany / Allemagne Mr. / M. Ye-One Rhie, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Ghana Mr. M. A.S.K. Bagbin, Speaker of Parliament / Président du parlement English
Global Fund / Le Fonds Mondial Mr. / M. S. Boule, The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria / Le Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme English
Greece / Grèce Mr. / M. Stefanos Gkikas, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Guinea / Guinée Mr. / M. D. Kourouma, Speaker of Parliament / Président du parlement Français
Guyana / Guyane Mr. / M. M. Nadir, Speaker of Parliament / Président du parlement English
Guyana / Guyane Mr. / M. M.A. Nandlall, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Hungary / Hongrie Ms. / Mme Mónika Bartos, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Iceland / Islande Mr. / M. J.F. Fridriksson, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Iran Mr. / M. Mojtaba Rezakhah, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Ireland / Irlande Mr. / M. Joe O'Reilly, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Italy / Italie Mr. / M. Gennaro Migliore, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Japan / Japon Mr. / M. Taro Yamada, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Kenya Mr. / M. Amason Jeffah Kingi, Speaker of the Senate / Président du Sénat English
Libya / Libye Mr. / M. F. Salim, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
Madagascar Mr. / M. M.A. Rakotomalala, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l’Assemblée nationale Français
Malawi Ms. / Mme Catherine Gomezgani Hara, Speaker of the National Assembly / Présidente de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Malaysia / Malaisie Mr. / M. M.D. Arip, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat English
Maldives Ms. / Mme E. Abdulla, Deputy Speaker of the People’s Majlis / Vice-présidente de la Maljis du peuple English
Mali Mr. / M. Malick Diaw, President of the National Assembly / Président de l’Assemblée nationale Français
Malta Mr. / M. R. De Battista, Member of the House of Representatives / Membre de la Chambre des représentants English
Mozambique Mr. / M. E. Mulembwe, Member of the Assembly of the Republic / Membre de l'Assemblée de la République English
Nepal / Népal Mr. / M. G.P. Timilsina, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Niger Mr. / M. Mahamadou Karidio, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l’Assemblée nationale Français
Nigeria / Nigéria Mr. / M. K. Barkiya, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat English
Pakistan Ms. / Mme Q.U.A. Marri, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat English
PAM / APM Mr. / M. G. Migliore, President / Président English
PARLATINO Ms. / Mme S. Giacoppo, President / Présidente Español
Peru / Pérou Ms. / Mme M.D.C. Alva Prieto, Member of the Congress of the Republic / Membre du Congrès de la République Español
Poland / Pologne Ms. / Mme G. Morawska-Stanecka, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat English
Republic of Korea / République de Corée Mr. / M. J-P Kim, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Romania / Roumanie Mr. / M. M. Merka, Member of Chamber of Deputies / Membre de la Chambre des députés English
Saudi Arabia / Arabie saoudite Ms./Mme H. Al-Ahmadi, Second Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council / Deuxième Vice-présidente du Conseil consultatif English
Serbia / Serbie Mr. / M. V. Orlic, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l'Assemblée nationale English
Somalia / Somalie Ms. / Mme Z. Mohamud, Member of the House of the People / Membre de la chambre du peuple English
South Africa / Afrique du Sud Ms. / Mme N.N. Mapisa-Nqakula, Speaker of the National Assembly / Présidente de l'Assemblée Nationale English
Suriname Mr. / M. A. Gajadien, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l'Asemblée Nationale English
Switzerland / Suisse Ms. / Mme L. Fehlmann Rielle, Member of the National Council / Membre du Conseil national Français
Thailand / Thaïlande Ms. / Mme T. Samrejvanich, Member of the House of Representatives / Membre de la Chambre des représentants English
Thailand / Thaïlande Ms. / Mme S. Unnopporn, Member of the House of Representatives / Membre de la Chambre des représentants English
United Republic of Tanzania / République unie de Tanzanie Ms. / Mme T. Ackson, Speaker of the National Assembly / Présidente de l'Asemblée Nationale English
Uganda / Ouganda Mr. / M. A. Ruhunda, Member of Parliament / Membre du parlement English
UN Women / ONU Femmes Ms. / Mme Sabine Freizer Gunes, Regional Advisor for Governance, Peace and Security for Europe and Central Asia / Conseiller régional pour la gouvernance, la paix et la sécurité pour l'Europe et l'Asie centrale English
Uruguay Mr. / M. R. Lozano, Member of the Senate / Membre du Sénat Español
Uzbekistan / Ouzbékistan Mr. / M. A. Saidov, First Speaker of the Legislative Chamber / Première président de la Chambre législative English
Viet Nam Mr. / M. H. Vu Hai, Member of the National Assembly / Membre de l'Assemblée Nationale English
WHO / OMS Ms. / Mme S. Kessler, Technical Officer / Responsable technique English
Zimbabwe Mr. / M. J.F.N. MUDENDA, Speaker of the National Assembly / Président de l'Assemblée Nationale English