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Parliaments in a time of pandemic

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As the COVID-19 pandemic shuts or slows down vast swathes of global activity, how are parliaments facilitating the implementation of the emergency health measures recommended by the World Health Organization? What impact is physical distancing and confinement having on the way parliaments function? How can parliaments debate, pass legislation and scrutinize the actions of government?

Discover our resources for parliaments below. Over the next few weeks, we will be adding more thematic content to help parliaments in a time of pandemic.

Let us know how your parliament and parliamentarians are responding to the pandemic by writing to press@ipu.org or you can complete our 5-minute online survey Parliamentary working methods during the coronavirus crisis.