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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
40.44%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
43.72%
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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Press releases
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Lawmakers are getting younger but not everywhere

The latest IPU report on Youth Participation in Parliament reveals that parliaments are getting slightly younger, with small increases in the number of parliamentarians under 45 years old. However, despite the progress, parliaments are still a long way from representing
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Voices
Christine Schwarz-Fuchs

A conversation with...Christine Schwarz-Fuchs, Austria

As part of the 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 Christine Schwarz-Fuchs, parliamentarian from Austria. This interview
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Voices
Petra Bayr

A conversation with...Petra Bayr, MP, Austria

As part of the 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 Patra Bayr, a parliamentarian from Austria. The
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Voices
Fawzai Koufi

Highlights from the Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

Afghanistan, climate change, generational injustice and gender equality were just some of the topics discussed at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament on 7-8 September 2021 in Vienna, Austria. Watch the highlights from the
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Case studies

Case studies
austria youth

International Youth Day 2023: Educating youth for a sustainable future in Austria

To shape a more sustainable, equitable future, young people will need democratic skills. Here’s how the Austrians are leading the change.
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Case studies
NorthSouthDialogue

North-South Partnerships for the SDGs- Austria and Zambia

The NorthSouthDialogue of Parliaments (PNSD) was an initiative funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) and implemented by the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC) which supported collaboration between the Austrian Parliament and partner parliaments in the global
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Related events

Summit
Vienna, Austria
The 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament, convened by the IPU, in close cooperation with the UN and the Austrian Parliament, will take place in Vienna. The Summit will precede the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament .
Virtual event
The Summit is being organized in close cooperation with the Parliament of Austria and the United Nations.
Aug 17 2020

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