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Deutscher Bundestag (German Bundestag)

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

Women in parliament
35.33%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
41.98%
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
youth 23

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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News in brief
Bundestag

Babies on the back benches

We need more women in parliament, but without childcare support we stand little chance of reaching gender parity. Parliaments can change this, one crèche at a time.
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News in brief
Bundestag

New German Parliament is younger and more female

As the new German Bundestag sits for the first time on 26 October, IPU data shows that it has more women MPs and that the number of young MPs has significantly increased compared with the previous legislature elected in 2017
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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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Case studies

Case studies
Bundestag

The Bundestag Blueprint for Sustainability

In a world grappling with the pressing need to address climate change, the German Bundestag offers an interesting case study in how to reduce energy consumption and minimize environmental impact. The measures implemented by the Bundestag since July 2022 encompass
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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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Case studies
DBT

German MPs show solidarity with their peers in danger abroad

In many countries, MPs face significant risks for simply doing their jobs. In some extreme cases, MPs who are critical of the governing powers are incarcerated, tortured or even murdered. Those responsible for such acts rarely face any legal consequences
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