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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
26.27%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
39.63%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
57
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
  • Population 11.94 million people
  • Number of MPs 217 MPs
  • Legislature unicameral
  • Last election Oct 2019
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website www.arp.tn
  • 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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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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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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Recent human rights cases

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