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Jatiya Sangsad (Parliament)

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
130th anniversary

Video highlights of the 130th anniversary

Watch how IPU members around the world celebrated the IPU's milestone anniversary .
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News in brief
Flooding in the Philippines

South Asian Speakers call for more financing to fight climate change

Speakers of Parliament from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka assembled in Malé, Maldives, on 1 and 2 September 2019, for the fourth South Asian Speakers’ Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As representatives of
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News in brief
IPU Honorary President Saber H. Chowdhury, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Speaker of Parliament Shirin Chaudhury at the opening of the exhibition

Bangladesh PM opens IPU 130th anniversary exhibition

The Parliament of Bangladesh is currently displaying the IPU’s 130th anniversary exhibition. The exhibition was opened by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Speaker of Parliament Shirin Chaudhury and IPU Honorary President Saber H. Chowdhury were present at the opening, as were whips and other members of parliament.
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Saber Chowdhury

VIDEO: Bangladesh MP and Honorary IPU President Saber Chowdhury on parliament's role in achieving SDGs

Bangladesh MP and Honorary IPU President Saber Chowdhury talks about how the Parliament of Bangladesh is working to achieve the SDGs. He emphasizes the importance of accurate data to help MPs to engage with the SDGs and mitigate the effects
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Case studies

Case studies
Bangladesh parliament

Buildings fit for a parliament: The politics of parliamentary architecture

Parliament buildings are often statements revealing a country’s vision, traditions and culture. Here are the five types of plenary halls and their political significance. As former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill commented: “We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings
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Related events

Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific region on the SDGs


Regional seminar for Asia-Pacific Parliaments on "Ending the cycle of violence against girls in Asia-Pacific"

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Recent human rights cases

Find out more about the Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians

In the region