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Sejm (Sejm)

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
29.13%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
26.44%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
0
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
  • Population 38.27 million people
  • Number of MPs 460 MPs
  • Legislature bicameral
  • Last election Oct 2015
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website www.sejm.gov.pl
  • 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.

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Valletta

MPs from the Euro-Mediterranean region commit to promoting fair, smart and humane migration

Parliaments play a vital role in ensuring safe and humane migration through the ratification and effective implementation of international treaties. They can also help to change the negative discourse around migration by putting in place and strengthening legislation against xenophobia and racism and by promoting balanced and empirically sound public debate. These were among the conclusions of a conference for parliamentarians on smart and humane migration across the Mediterranean. The conference , co-organized by the IPU with the Parliament of Malta and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), took place in Valletta, Malta, from 16 to 17 November 2017.
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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
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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Regional Conference on Violence against Women and Girls for Central and Eastern Europe

Bucharest, Romania

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