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Parliaments for the Planet



My parliament,
my planet !

At the IPU we believe that climate action begins at home. Parliaments and parliamentarians must lead by example before preaching to the people.

That’s why we’re launching a new campaign called Parliaments for the Planet to mobilize parliaments and parliamentarians to act on the climate emergency.



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My parliament!

Part 1 of the campaign encourages parliaments and those who work in them to reduce their carbon footprint and become greener.

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My planet!

Part 2 of the campaign helps parliaments step up action through legislation, budgets and, in particular, scrutiny of government measures to implement the Paris Agreement.


Supported by the ASU Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory


What's your parliament doing for the planet?

From making your parliament greener to putting in place legislation for the Paris agreement, tell us how your parliament is addressing the climate emergency.



My parliament, my planet, our shared global future!

How are parliaments around the world addressing climate change? Watch highlights in this 2-minute video. 


MP video interviews

Watch parliamentarians from around the world share what they are doing for the planet in these 2-minute interviews.


Good practice on climate change

Read the latest case studies on good parliamentary practice from around the world

Case studies

How do parliaments follow up on IPU resolutions and initiatives?

What happens after an IPU Assembly? What actions do the IPU Member Parliaments take once they get back home? IPU Members are strongly encouraged to follow up on resolutions and outcomes that come out of any IPU Assembly across an
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Case studies
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China: balancing economic growth, well-being, and environmental protection

In recent years, the NPC has made significant legislative progress to enable implementation of the SDGs. For example, regarding the ecosystem and environment, the NPC has adopted an amendment to China’s Constitution which now incorporates “ecological civilization”. The NPC has
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Case studies
fiji sdgs

Fiji Parliament works with government and civil society on climate change

The Fijian Parliament is wholly focused on mainstreaming the SDGs into the work of its six standing committees: (1) Social Affairs; (2) Natural Resources; (3) Justice, Law and Human Rights; (4) Foreign Affairs and Defence; (5) Economic Affairs; and (6)
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