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Parlament (Parliament), Nationalrat (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
39.34%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
36.61%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
0
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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Petra Bayr

VIDEO: Petra Bayr, Austrian MP, on parliament's role in achieving the SDGs

Petra Bayr, Austrian MP, speaks about the importance of SDGs to developed countries and what the Austrian Parliament has been doing to achieve them. She stresses that the Goals related to sustainable consumption and production are key to Austria. Ms.
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News in brief
Valletta

MPs from the Euro-Mediterranean region commit to promoting fair, smart and humane migration

Parliaments play a vital role in ensuring safe and humane migration through the ratification and effective implementation of international treaties. They can also help to change the negative discourse around migration by putting in place and strengthening legislation against xenophobia and racism and by promoting balanced and empirically sound public debate. These were among the conclusions of a conference for parliamentarians on smart and humane migration across the Mediterranean. The conference , co-organized by the IPU with the Parliament of Malta and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), took place in Valletta, Malta, from 16 to 17 November 2017.
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News in brief
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Building a bridge between science and policy: IPU side event at the 70th World Health Assembly

A parliamentary side event, "Bridging the Gap between Evidence and Policy: The Role of Parliamentarians in Advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" will be organized at the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva on 29 May. Organized by the IPU and WHO under the sponsorship of Austria, Bangladesh and Cameroon, the side event aims to facilitate dialogue between MPs and the health community, and allow MPs to contribute to the global health agenda.
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Press releases

IPU welcomes Iran nuclear deal as boost for global peace and security

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressnote201507151.htm
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Vienna, Austria
The Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament is scheduled to take place in 2020 and is expected to build on the outcomes from the previous sessions and further reinforce the parliamentary dimension of global governance.
Aug 19 2020
Meeting

Fourth and Final meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

Vienna, Austria

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