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Burundi

Data points :

Parlement (Parliament), Inama Nshingamateka (National Assembly)

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

Women in parliament
36.36%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
39.62%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
9
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
  • Population 10.20 million people
  • Number of MPs 121 MPs
  • Legislature bicameral
  • Last election Jun 2015
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website www.assemblee.bi
  • More data from Parline

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
Jean Wyllys

IPU figures reveal most human rights violations against parliamentarians are State-sponsored

In the lead-up to Human Rights Day on 10 December, the IPU has announced its yearly figures of alleged human rights violations against members of parliament in 2019. The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians, a unique mechanism
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News in brief
Woman cycling with child

Implementing the Paris Agreement in Zimbabwe and Burundi

The IPU and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) have organized recently two workshops to help the parliaments of Zimbabwe and Burundi put in place the Paris Agreement on climate change. Over 300 MPs and parliamentary staff attended the
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Press releases

IPU gravely concerned over Burundi crisis

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressnote201512171.htm
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Press releases

Burundian Parliament must lead efforts for peace and unity

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressrelease201511111.htm
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