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IPU Committee to undertake Syria refugee mission in Lebanon

Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Committee to Promote Respect for International Humanitarian Law are to undertake a three-day mission to Lebanon to assess the Syrian refugee crisis. The mission, starting on 30 May, will investigate the situation of Syrian
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IPU stresses critical role of parliamentary immunity after Turkish vote

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has stressed the critical importance of the principle of parliamentary immunity after a vote in the Turkish Parliament amending the constitution effectively stripped a quarter of the country’s MPs of their immunity. IPU is concerned that
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IPU welcomes progress on human rights cases in DRC and Iraq

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World’s parliaments pledge to work together to counter terrorism

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IPU increasingly worried by reduced space for political expression

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An identity for world’s unregistered children a global priority

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Comoros, Egypt and Guyana bring IPU membership to 170 parliaments

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IPU report reveals chronic under-representation of young people in world’s parliaments

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Global parliamentary conference seeks ways to rejuvenate democracy

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World’s young MPs aim to take lead on global development

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Few highlights in year of mixed results for women’s participation in parliament

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IPU Cambodia mission urges dialogue to resolve MPs’ cases

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IPU to support Egyptian Parliament’s push for greater equality, rights and rule of law

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IPU-UN hearing sheds fresh light on drug policy debate

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IPU missions to push for progress on MPs human rights cases

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IPU gravely concerned over Burundi crisis

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Calls for Oman to release wrongfully jailed former MP

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Human rights violations against MPs on rise

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Global parliamentary conference commits to climate action

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IPU and Arnold Schwarzenegger team up on climate change

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