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Audience with the Holy Father, 9 October 2021

Document type:
Speech
English
Country:
Italy
IPU structure:
IPU President
Theme:
Sustainable development

Statement by the President at the Pre-Cop26 Parliamentary Meeting in Rome, 8 October 2021

Document type:
Speech
Document file:
English
Country:
Italy
IPU structure:
IPU President
Theme:
Sustainable development

Statement at the P20 Speakers’ Summit, 7 October 2021

Document type:
Speech
English
Country:
Italy
IPU structure:
IPU President
Theme:
Sustainable development

Opening remarks for the 142nd Assembly, May 2021

Document type:
Speech
English
IPU structure:
IPU President
Assembly
News in brief
Mynamar

IPU leadership meets with Myanmar parliamentarians

IPU President, Mr. Duarte Pacheco and IPU Secretary General, Mr. Martin Chungong met today a group of Myanmar parliamentarians elected in the general election of November 2020 but prevented from taking their seats in the new parliament following the military
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News in brief
Pacheo in India

IPU President visits India

In one of his first trips abroad as IPU President, Duarte Pacheco visited India in the week of 15 March 2021. During the visit, he met with the leaders of both houses of Parliament, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
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Voices
Pacheco

Statement by IPU President, Duarte Pacheco, on International Women's Day 2021

The IPU has been promoting gender equality for decades ever since the first woman parliamentarian took the floor at an IPU parliamentary event in 1922. On 8 March, 2021, International Women's Day, listen to IPU President, Mr. Duarte Pacheco, speak
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Statements
Mali 2020

Joint Call by IPU and CEDAW Committee on International Women's Day 2021

View the monthly ranking of women in national parliaments Our shared commitments Since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Member States have recognized the equal right of women and men to participate in public
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Voices
US capitol

Democracy wins. Again.

On 6 January 2021, the world watched in horror as a mob waged an outrageous assault on the US Capitol building. Congress was in session, performing the usually calm and orderly ritual of confirming the election results and certifying the
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Voices
Pacheco and Chungong

IPU End-of-Year Message

2020 has been a year unlike any other. The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the world into turmoil, with the resulting lockdowns, quarantines and border closures bringing economies to a standstill. It has been endless; as societies sacrifice freedoms to subdue
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Voices
Duarte Pacheco

IPU President: “The human rights of parliamentarians should be the core business of the IPU."

Mr Duarte Pacheco, a Portuguese Member of Parliament since 1991, was elected to the IPU Presidency in an historic virtual vote in November, winning 56 per cent of the votes in the first round. In his first video interview for
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Voices
Duarte Pacheco

IPU President Duarte Pacheco's campaign speech

Discover the new IPU President Duarte Pacheco’s campaign speech during the virtual election for the presidency on 1 November 2020.
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Press releases
Duarte Pacheco

Duarte Pacheco elected new IPU President in historic virtual vote

Mr. Duarte Pacheco has been elected as the 30th President of the IPU after an unprecedented online election during an extraordinary virtual session of the IPU’s Governing Council, its main decision-making body made up of parliamentarians from around the world
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This report spans the activities of IPU President, Gabriela Cuevas Barron, from 2017-2020.
This report outlines the President’s activities from October 2019 to April 2020.

Opening remarks, 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament, 17 August 2020

Document type:
Speech
English
IPU structure:
IPU President
Theme:
Gender equality

5WCSP speech: IPU President Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Closing remarks

Document type:
Speech
Document file:
English
IPU structure:
IPU President

5WCSP speech: IPU President Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Opening remarks

Document type:
Speech
Document file:
English
IPU structure:
IPU President
Statements
Hiroshima Peace Memorial,

IPU reiterates calls to eliminate nuclear weapons

On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (6 and 9 August), the IPU renews its calls for parliamentary action to ban the 14,000 nuclear weapons in the world today. In a letter co-signed with the
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News in brief
Public health in Mandalay

IPU urges Speakers of Parliament to commit to universal health coverage

The IPU is calling on Speakers of Parliaments to promote national action and investment to advance universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The IPU has partnered with UHC2030, a multi-stakeholder movement whose
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