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Sri Lanka

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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.

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Press releases

MPs in danger all over the world – but some good news too

On the eve of Human Rights Day, the IPU has released its annual global snapshot of the situation of threatened parliamentarians. A record number of 739 parliamentarians from 44 countries all over the world suffered violations of their fundamental rights
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News in brief
Flooding in the Philippines

South Asian Speakers call for more financing to fight climate change

Speakers of Parliament from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka assembled in Malé, Maldives, on 1 and 2 September 2019, for the fourth South Asian Speakers’ Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As representatives of
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Sri lanka parliament

IPU calls for integrity of Sri Lanka parliament to be respected

The IPU is increasingly concerned about the ongoing political crisis in Sri Lanka, triggered on 26 October by President Sirisena’s removal of Prime Minister Wickremesinghe followed by suspension of Parliament.
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Thilanga Sumathipala

VIDEO: Thilanga Sumathipala, Sri Lankan MP, on parliament's role in achieving the SDGs

Thilanga Sumathipala, Sri Lankan MP, speaks about how the Sri Lankan Parliament is achieving the SDGs and how consumerism is affecting the future in terms of natural resources. He was at the Parliamentary side event at the UN High Level
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Related events

Regional Seminar for the Asia-Pacific region on the SDGs


Regional seminar for Young Parliamentarians of the Asia-Pacific region

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Recent human rights cases

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

In the region