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United Republic of Tanzania

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Bunge (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
37.4%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
45.11%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
1
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.

Innovation stories

Will hybrid parliaments become the new normal?

On 25 January 2023, the IPU’s Centre for Innovation in Parliament held a webinar as part of the launch of the World e-Parliament Report 2022. The event looked at how the period of “enforced innovation” brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic had affected parliamentary working methods and practices.
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Related news

News in brief
AI

Parliaments and AI: Going beyond the buzz

Huge strides in artificial intelligence (AI) have dominated the headlines these past few months. But beyond the buzz, what are the risks but also the opportunities when it comes to democracy, human rights and the rule of law? Will AI
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News in brief
Tulia Ackson

Eliminating violence against women in African parliaments: Tulia Ackson opens her first event as IPU President

As part of her three-day visit to IPU Headquarters, newly elected IPU President Tulia Ackson spoke at a webinar on violence against women in African parliaments, organized by the IPU in partnership with the African Parliamentary Union (APU). The webinar
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Press releases
tulia

Tulia Ackson elected new President of the IPU

Tulia Ackson of the United Republic of Tanzania has been elected as the 31st President of the IPU by the IPU’s Governing Council , its main decision-making body made up of parliamentarians from around the world. She takes over from
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Press releases
youth 23

Lawmakers are getting younger but not everywhere

The latest IPU report on Youth Participation in Parliament reveals that parliaments are getting slightly younger, with small increases in the number of parliamentarians under 45 years old. However, despite the progress, parliaments are still a long way from representing
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Case studies

Case studies
Tanzania parliament

From tree-planting to banning plastic: The Tanzanian example

As part of its Parliaments for the Planet climate campaign, the IPU is collecting examples of good practice from parliaments around the world. In this case study, we focus on the National Assembly of the United Republic of Tanzania. In
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Case studies
DBT

German MPs show solidarity with their peers in danger abroad

In many countries, MPs face significant risks for simply doing their jobs. In some extreme cases, MPs who are critical of the governing powers are incarcerated, tortured or even murdered. Those responsible for such acts rarely face any legal consequences
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Recent human rights cases

Find out more about the Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians

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