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Majlis Nawwab ash-Sha'ab (Assembly of People's Representatives)

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
  • Population 11.27 million people
  • Number of MPs 217 MPs
  • Legislature unicameral
  • Last election Oct 2019
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website
  • 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.

Innovation stories

Engaging Tunisian civil society and promoting participation in the work of parliament

The Tunisian Assembly of People's Representatives has established a comprehensive digital platform dedicated to engaging civil society and promoting participatory democracy in lawmaking and oversight. The platform allows interaction between civil society and elected representatives through five online spaces.
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News in brief

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
The MPs held lively and detailed discussions on how to step up the protection of women in North Africa and the Middle East.

Stepping up work to protect women in Arab countries

The challenge of addressing the needs of women and girls during conflict in the Arab region has been put under the spotlight at a parliamentary workshop in Tunisia. Focusing on the landmark UN resolution 1325, which recognizes the disproportionate and
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Press releases

Determined action needed for gender parity in parliament despite 20 years of progress

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News in brief
Tunisians voted on 26 October in parliamentary election

IPU praises Tunisia’s electoral transition to democracy

IPU has praised the successful holding of elections in Tunisia on 26 October as a critical milestone in the North African country’s transition to democracy. The elections, which passed off smoothly, build on continuing hopes for a peaceful and stable
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Recent human rights cases

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