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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
10.34%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
34.48%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
0
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
  • Population 1.98 million people
  • Number of MPs 58 MPs
  • Legislature unicameral
  • Last election Apr 2017
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website assembly.gov.gm
  • 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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News in brief

IPU welcomes peaceful end of crisis in The Gambia

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is pleased the crisis in The Gambia was peacefully resolved following the departure of former President Yahya Jammeh. Mr. Jammeh left the country over the weekend after 22 years in power and went into exile in Equatorial Guinea.
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Press releases

IPU congratulates Adama Barrow on becoming Gambian President

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is gravely concerned at the current situation in The Gambia, where President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to hand over power following the results of recently held elections. Mr. Jammeh has been in office for 22 years, ever since he staged a military coup in 1994.
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