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Universal health coverage (UHC) means that all people have access to the health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship. UHC can be seen as the practical expression of the right to health, which was
The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians is the only international mechanism with the remit of protecting and defending MPs suffering human right violations. This map lists the number of human rights cases examined by the Committee in
The 2020 World e-Parliament Report captured a picture of parliaments going through a phase of enforced innovation and learning to rapidly embed new ways of working supported by information and communications technologies (ICT). The research behind this 2022 report set
An estimated 41 million people worldwide died of preventable noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in 2019 which include diabetes, obesity, and cancer. Often, these diseases are caused by harmful products, such as alcohol, tobacco, and sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). Reducing consumption of these
This brochure presents the highlights from the toolkit Disaster Risk Reduction to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals published by the IPU and UNDRR in 2021. The toolkit is designed to help parliaments and parliamentarians to initiate, strengthen and oversee national
Information is at the core of the work of parliaments. Services that provide accurate, timely and impartial information are an essential resource for parliamentarians in carrying out their work and informing the decisions they take. This is the role of
The third Global Parliamentary Report examines public engagement in the work of parliament. The information, findings and recommendations in this report set out a road map for enhanced public engagement by parliaments and parliamentarians, working collaboratively with the community to
This handbook describes the role of parliaments in strengthening emergency preparedness and health security.
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This report describes some of our most significant results in the eight strategic objectives set by the IPU’s Member Parliaments five years ago. Despite setbacks for democracy in many countries, we remained steadfast in our mission to build strong, democratic parliaments.
The world walked into 2021 with the shadow of COVID-19 looming large over its head. As well as posing a major health risk, the pandemic had also caused economic and social upheaval. Political life had been affected too, from the
About IPU
The IPU 2022-2026 Strategy is the result of an inclusive consultative process with the IPU’s Members and stakeholders based on an impact assessment of the previous 2017-2021 strategic period. Led by the IPU President and the IPU Executive Committee, 902
The First Global Parliamentary Summit on Counter-Terrorism (1GPSCT) was held on 9 September 2021 in Vienna, Austria.