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Past events

In this section, (re)discover the IPU's past events.

Conference
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Midrand
South Africa

The Regional Conference takes place in follow-up to the adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) and in the context of the African Union’s theme for 2019: The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions
Nov 11 2019
IPU Partnership Event

Geneva
Switzerland

This event aims to give voice to experts in climate justice, vulnerable populations, youth, and decision makers working to include climate justice concerns in their national and international policies.
Nov 06 2019
Summit

Tokyo,
Japan

The Sixth G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit will bring together parliamentarians from the world’s 20 major economies. It follows the G20 Summit in Osaka in June 2019 and builds on the results of the previous P20 Speakers’ Summit.
Nov 04 2019
Assembly
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Belgrade
Serbia

The 141st Assembly of the IPU will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from 13-17 October 2019. All IPU statutory bodies, including the Governing Council, Standing Committees, Committees on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians as well as the Forum of Women
Oct 13 2019
Meeting

Geneva
Switzerland

The 2019 edition of the WTO Public Forum will be held this year from 8 to 11 October on the WTO premises in Geneva (Centre William Rappard), under the overall theme Trading Forward: Adapting to a Changing World . A
Oct 09 2019
Meeting

44th session of the Steering Committee of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO

Geneva
Switzerland

Oct 07 2019
Workshop
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Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

The overall objective of the conference is to support national parliaments to enhance understanding of their role in preventing and countering terrorism and addressing conditions to terrorism with a focus on priority areas specific to the regional context.
Sep 30 2019
Seminar
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Wellington
New Zealand

The main purpose of the seminar is to strengthen parliaments’ ability to assess the risk associated with WMD and to take the requisite measures to lower the risk in the region. The seminar will aim to facilitate the transfer of
Sep 19 2019
Conference
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Asunción
Paraguay

Achieving the SDGs and empowering youth through well-being The Conference will be based primarily on the sharing of policies and creative practices that promote well-being and happiness with a focus on how such policies and practices contribute to youth empowerment.
Sep 09 2019
Summit
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Malè
Maldives

This high-level Summit will build on the conclusions of the previous summits and will allow Speakers of Parliament to continue to develop dialogue and parliamentary cooperation on achieving the SDGs.
Sep 01 2019
Workshop

Fourteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians

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Wroxton
United Kingdom

The Fourteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians is organized by the Centre for Legislative Studies of the University of Hull. The workshop aims to bring together scholars and parliamentarians to discuss research findings which are likely to be of
Jul 27 2019
Forum
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New York,
United States

The main theme of the 2019 session, held under the aegis of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. While assessing overall progress toward the SDGs, the session will pay special attention to
Jul 13 2019
Meeting

Geneva
Switzerland

Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, 15:00-16:30 Organized by the IPU, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), UN Women, the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the Permanent Missions of Canada
Jul 10 2019
Seminar

Geneva
Switzerland

Room XVII, Palais des Nations, 10:00-11:30 Organized by the IPU, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) The seminar titled “The CEDAW convention: 40 years of promoting
Jul 08 2019
IPU Partnership Event

Geneva
Switzerland

Organized by the IPU, the International Gender Champions – Geneva, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), UN Women and the Permanent Missions of Canada, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ireland, Maldives, Mexico, Rwanda and Sweden to the United Nations
Jun 26 2019
Workshop
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Geneva
Switzerland

Seminar for members of parliamentary human rights committees organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights UN Palais des Nations, Conference Room XXIII
Jun 24 2019
Conference
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Niamey
Niger

Organized jointly by the National Assembly of Niger, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Jun 12 2019
Seminar
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Beijing
China

The Fourth Interregional Seminar on Parliamentary Capacity Building and the Further Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place in Beijing, China, from 12 to 14 June 2019 and will be followed by a field trip. Jointly organized
Jun 12 2019
Seminar
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Lisbon
Portugal

Organized jointly by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal The Assembly of the Republic of Portugal and the Inter-Parliamentary Union are jointly organizing the upcoming second Regional Seminar on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for
Jun 05 2019
Seminar
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Ulaabaatar
Mongolia

The aim of the seminar is to further define the opportunities and challenges facing parliaments in the Asia-Pacific region in exercising their role in SDGs implementation.
May 27 2019