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Seimas (Parliament)

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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News in brief
Participants at the Regional Conference.

Making laws work to end violence against women and girls

Preventing violence against women and girls (VAWG) requires more than adopting laws—they need to be effectively implemented. Parliamentarians, NGOs and legal officers met to discuss the issue at a regional conference for Eastern and Central Europe on Making Laws Work to End Violence against Women and Girls. The conference, held from 12 to 14 June, was co-organized by the IPU, Vital Voices, Global Rights for Women and the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, with the support of the Senate of Romania.
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News in brief
Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General, and Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of Lithuanian Parliament.

Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament visits the IPU

The new Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament, Mr. Viktoras Pranckietis, paid a courtesy call on the IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong at IPU Headquarters in Geneva on 25 April.
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News in brief
Participants at the Regional Seminar.

Parliaments of Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia meet to discuss climate change and SDGs

Parliaments of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met to discuss the next steps in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The seminar, which took place in Budapest on 23­-24 February and was co-organized by IPU and the Hungarian National Assembly, was a follow-up to previous meetings that had called for concrete parliamentary action in key areas, such as environmental risk and climate change.
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News in brief

IPU President inspires Lithuanian MPs on SDGs

IPU President Saber Chowdhury has made a speech to the Lithuanian Parliament in the capital Vilnius, calling on MPs to ensure that the country produces a robust plan to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He said parliamentarians had a
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Case studies

Case studies
austria youth

International Youth Day 2023: Educating youth for a sustainable future in Austria

To shape a more sustainable, equitable future, young people will need democratic skills. Here’s how the Austrians are leading the change.
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Case studies

Greening a parliament: How Lithuania’s Seimas is decarbonizing

Although the buildings that house Lithuania’s Seimas are relatively recent compared to the parliament buildings of some of its European neighbours (the construction of the first building began in 1976), the Seimas has still been able to take a number
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Regional Conference on Violence against Women and Girls for Central and Eastern Europe

Bucharest, Romania

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