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Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (House of Representatives)

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.

Innovation stories

Post-legislative scrutiny in Indonesia

Post-Legislative Scrutiny (PLS) is a traditional role of parliaments but one that has not always been consistently performed. Many parliaments have adopted a systematic approach to PLS within their committee structures. The Indonesian House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat - DPR) is one of the parliaments that have implemented innovative ways of enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of PLS. Evolution
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Related news

News in brief
young mps

11 young MPs who are helping to rejuvenate parliaments worldwide

The IPU’s Forum of Young Parliamentarians is a unique global body created 10 years ago to boost youth participation in parliaments and to allow young lawmakers to network among their peers. The Forum is all the more important as, according
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News in brief

Parliamentary leaders call on G20 to actively engage with parliaments

The Parliament of Indonesia, in cooperation with the IPU, brought together parliamentary leaders from the world’s 20 major economies at the Parliamentary Forum and the Eighth G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit , the ‘P20’, which took place from 5-7 October in
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News in brief
Blas Llano and Patrick Kemper

Do you say yes to youth? 1 year of the IPU’s campaign

On this International Youth Day, the IPU congratulates all the young MPs making a mark in their respective parliaments. They are the future of democracy but with less than 3% of MPs under 30, young people remain severely under-represented. Increasing
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News in brief
climate change

Climate change took centre stage at the 144th Assembly of the IPU

Hosted by the Indonesian Parliament, the 144th Assembly of the IPU brought together some 110 national parliaments on the theme ‘Getting to zero: Mobilizing parliaments to act on climate change’. The Assembly concluded with the adoption of the Nusa Dua
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Case studies

Case studies
Puan Maharani

Indonesia gives visibility to youth participation

Changemaker Ms. Puan Maharani is the first woman and third youngest Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia. She was among the first Speakers to sign up to the “I Say Yes to Youth in Parliament!” Campaign, and championed
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Case studies

Indonesia experiments with open-access SDG portals

The House of Representatives’ Committee for Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation has established a dedicated taskforce with two main objectives: (i) to facilitate systematic parliamentary engagement in the SDGs; and (ii) to build and promote partnerships with national and international partners for the
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Related events

Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific region on the SDGs


Bali session of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO, held in connection with the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference


Recent human rights cases

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

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