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Verkhovna Rada (Parliament)

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

Women in parliament
20.8%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
63.36%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
0
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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Preserving the functionality of parliament during the COVID-19 pandemic: The Ukrainian experience

The Ukrainian Parliament – Verkhovna Rada – continued to function when Ukraine introduced the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown measures thanks to a rapid response to the new challenges and the results of work carried out earlier. As part of its e-Parliament Strategy for 2018-2020, in February 2020, the Verkhovna Rada had launched the Unified Automated System for Working with Documents. Before lockdown, targeted training was developed and conducted on a rolling basis for all categories of users of the Electronic Document Management System. As a result, Parliament was essentially ready for a paperless lawmaking process and electronic document management.
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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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