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Congreso de la nación (National Congress), Cámara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies)

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

Women in parliament
42.41%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
36.19%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
1
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.

Innovation stories

Modernization in the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina: the road towards an open, innovative and plural Congress

Innovation becomes established in parliaments through different institutional mechanisms. The Directorate for Modernization, Innovation and Institutional Strengthening in the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina was initially conceived as a consultative space to promote more transparency and citizen participation. It gradually consolidated its status as the driving force behind the Chamber's innovative thinking and implementation, and was in the frontline of the response to COVID-19.
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Related news

News in brief
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IPU wraps up the P20

In the run-up to the G20 Summit, Speakers of Parliament from the 20 leading economies of the world have committed to working together to address challenges such as the future of work, financing development, the fight against corruption, the empowerment of women and youth, education, and a renewed commitment to multilateralism.
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Voices
Lucila Crexell

VIDEO: Lucila Crexell, Argentinian MP, on parliament's role in achieving the SDGs

Lucila Crexell, Argentinian MP, explains what the Argentinian Parliament is doing to achieve the SDGs and the importance of focusing on all the Goals. She was at the Parliamentary side event at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable
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Press releases

IPU Jubilant at Justice for Tortured Argentinian MPs after nearly 40 years

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressrelease201307081.htm
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Related events

Annual session of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO

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Recent human rights cases

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