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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
39.89%
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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Vienna parliament

Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament: in-person segment

The in-person segment of the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament will be held in Vienna, Austria on 7-8 September. The conference will be preceded by the Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament on 6 September. Organized jointly by
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Danish youth

How to promote democracy – Austrian Parliament highlights global practice

On International Day of Democracy, the Austrian Parliament has announced the publication of a new report, Parliaments Promoting Democracy – Report on Programmes of National Parliaments Promoting Democracy and Human Rights. The report showcases examples of how some 50 countries
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Voices
Petra Bayr

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

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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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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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