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Parlement (Parliament), Assemblée nationale (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
39.69%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
15.49%
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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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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Statements
The President of the National Assembly, Richard Ferrand, welcomed delegations from France and Britain, with Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General

Statement by the French and British Groups of the IPU for the 130th anniversary

Gathered in Paris to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the first meeting of the IPU on 29 and 30 June 1889, the French and British Groups of the IPU reaffirm in the following statement their commitment to the IPU.
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Press releases
Women in Politics 2019 map

One in five ministers is a woman according to new IPU/UN Women Map

Women’s representation in political decision-making continues to rise slowly, with slight improvements since 2017, according to the data presented in the 2019 edition of the biennial IPU-UN Women map of Women in Politics . The map, which presents global rankings for women in the executive and parliamentary government branches as of 1 January 2019, shows the proportion of women ministers is at an all-time high at 20.7 per cent (812 out of 3922), 2.4 percentage points higher compared to 2017. It also shows that the types of portfolios women ministers hold are diversifying.
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Voices
Philippe Gosselin

VIDEO: Philippe Gosselin, French MP, on the challenges facing the multilateral system

Philippe Gosselin, parliamentarian from France, speaks about the challenges faced by the multilateral system and explains how parliaments can reinforce the public's confidence in international organizations. He was at the IPU-UN Parliamentary Hearing, held from 21-22 February 2019. (Video in
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Parliamentary meeting on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21/CMP11)

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