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United Arab Emirates

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Majlis Watani Itihadi (Federal National Council)

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs

This page contains the latest IPU news and data for this parliament. The percentage of women in parliament and the percentage of youth participation correspond to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. The number of MP human rights cases corresponds to the latest decisions of the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.

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News in brief
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gender equality

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Case studies

Case studies

Leading the way in sustainable governance – UAE's Federal National Council

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Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (11th Meeting of Women Speakers)

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