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National Assembly

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

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How the Seychelles transformed its approach to sustainability

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News in brief

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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

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Case studies

Case studies
Parliament of Seychelles

Supporting Seychelles to legislate on climate change

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In the region