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Fadli Zon

A conversation with...Fadli Zon, MP, Indonesia

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with...', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Fadli Zon, a parliamentarian from Indonesia
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Harriett Baldwin

A conversation with...Harriett Baldwin, MP, United Kingdom

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Harriett Baldwin, a Member of Parliament
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Mohamed Ali Houmed

A conversation with...Mohamed Ali Houmed, MP, Djibouti

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with...', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Mohamed Ali Houmed, a Member of
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Issa Mardo

A conversation with...Issa Mardo Djabir, MP, Chad

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with...', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Issa Mardo Djabir, a Member of
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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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Cecila Widegren

A conversation with...Cecilia Widegren, MP, Sweden

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Cecilia Widegren, a Member of Parliament
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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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Cecilia Widegren

Cecilia Widegren, Chairperson IPU Sub-Committee on Finance, talks about 2021 budget

Cecilia Widegren, Chairperson of the IPU Sub-Committee on Finance and a Swedish MP, talks about the latest budget approved by the IPU Governing Council in November. She emphasizes how important it is that 179 Member parliaments agreed on a budget
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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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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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Martin Chungong

Opinion – Lift the lockdowns on parliaments too

Martin Chungong, Secretary General, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) During the ongoing coronavirus emergency, extraordinary measures may have been necessary so that national leaders can make rapid and vital decisions that have had a restrictive effect on how we enjoy freedoms. But
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Laura Rojas

Legislating in times of pandemic

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we give space to parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. This piece is by
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Pediatric clinic in Viet Nam

Harnessing the power of parliamentarians to improve health and well-being of women, children and adolescents

Opinion Piece by Helga Fogstad, Executive Director, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), and Martin Chungong, Board Member, PMNCH, and Secretary General of the IPU. On this World Health Day, occurring in the midst of the greatest pandemic
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Interview

Video: Women in politics in 2020

The new Women in Politics map from the IPU and UN Women shows that women continue to be underrepresented across all levels of power. Watch the interview with Gabriela Cuevas, President of the IPU and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of
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Chungong

COVID-19: What does it mean for gender?

Opinion Piece by the Secretariat of the International Gender Champions (IGC) and Martin Chungong, Chair of the IGC Global Board and Secretary General of the IPU. In times of crisis, gender equality is a goal that is often temporarily put
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Nam In-soon

Three questions for Nam In-soon, MP, Republic of Korea

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. Nam In-soon is a member of
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Tundu Lissu

Interview with Tundu Lissu, opposition leader, Tanzania

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. Tundu Lissu, a former opposition MP
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Aleksandra Jerkov

Interview with Aleksandra Jerkov, MP from Serbia

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. Aleksandra Jerkov, MP from Serbia and
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David Carter

Interview with David Carter, MP from New Zealand

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. David Carter, MP from New Zealand
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Jong Seok Kim

Interview with Jong Seok Kim, MP from the Republic of Korea

Voices is part of an IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. Jong Seok Kim, MP from the
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