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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
  • Population 258.16 million people
  • Number of MPs 575 MPs
  • Legislature unicameral
  • Last election Apr 2019
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website
  • 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.

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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First global parliamentary meeting on achieving the SDGs

Some 70 parliaments, representing all the regions of the world attended the First Global Parliamentary Meeting on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Turning the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic into opportunities for parliaments to achieve the SDGs this week
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Fadli Zon

A conversation with...Fadli Zon, MP, Indonesia

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with...', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Fadli Zon, a parliamentarian from Indonesia
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News in brief
MPs at 140 IPU Assembly

Over 30 per cent of parliaments surveyed pass new legislation thanks to IPU

In a recent survey of IPU Member Parliaments, 31 per cent of respondents confirmed that new legislation had been put in place as a direct result of IPU assemblies, programmes, initiatives and resolutions. Of the sample, 75 per cent also
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News in brief
Refugee forum

Presenting parliamentary solutions at Refugee Forum

Parliamentarians from around the world were in Geneva this week for the first edition of the Global Refugee Forum organized by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. The parliamentarians brought the parliamentary voice to this global gathering to take stock of
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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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