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Il Parlamento (Parliament), Camera dei Deputati (Chamber of Deputies)

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

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in parliaments

Dr Andy Williamson (Senior researcher at CIP, the IPU’s Centre for Innovation in Parliament) notes that there is nothing new about AI. But we have certainly embarked on a new level of AI integration. Technology can now engage with us directly, generate new content and predict outcomes. This could transform a wide variety of settings, including parliaments.
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Making the legislative process more resilient in the Chamber of Deputies of Italy

The Chamber of Deputies of Italy is embracing and promoting the benefits of a modern workplace, showing how hybrid technologies can support more efficient working practices and make the legislative processes more resilient.
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How AI helps the Italian Senate manage amendments

In the Italian Senate, amendments are sometimes used as a “filibustering” tool. Here, we look at how the parliamentary secretariat is using AI to help manage legislative documents, including amendments, and to prevent the legislative process from stagnating.
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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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Press releases

COP26 Parliamentary Meeting: “Waiting is not an option.”

Glasgow, United Kingdom, 7 November 2021 Over 200 parliamentarians from around the world committed to taking urgent action on climate change in Glasgow, United Kingdom at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26. The parliamentarians were gathered in Glasgow at a
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News in brief

Two opposition MPs allowed to leave Venezuela thanks to IPU Honorary President Casini

After spending more than six months in the Italian embassy of Caracas, Venezuela, two parliamentarians, Ms. Mariela Magallanes and Mr. Americo De Grazia, are now in Italy thanks to the efforts of IPU Honorary President Mr. Pier Ferdinando Casini.
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Marta Grande

Three questions for Marta Grande, young MP, Italy

Voices is part of a new IPU web series in which we interview parliamentarians from around the world. The views and opinions they express are their own and do not necessarily reflect the IPU’s position. Marta Grande, young MP from
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