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The 2020 Impact Report looks back at the results of IPU’s work in what was an exceptional year.
Summary of facts and figures on the participation of young people in politics based on 2020 figures. Learn about the IPU's work on youth empowerment.
This report is the fourth biennial IPU review of youth participation in national parliaments. It builds on the previous 2018 report by adding new data from the last two years, using age data from 148 parliamentary chambers, as well as other quantitative and qualitative data from 258 chambers.
Our vision for this IPU/FAO handbook is to provide parliamentarians with practical guidance to support legislative processes that prioritize nutrition.
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The IPU-UN Women in Politics 2021 map shows all-time highs for women heads of state, women heads of government, women Speakers of parliament, and women MPs and ministers.
The IPU's annual analysis of women in parliament, based on the previous year's elections.
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This new guide is designed as a practical tool for parliaments and parliamentarians on how to use social media in a safe and measured way while getting the maximum benefit from it.
This policy note, published with the United Nations Environmental Programme, sets out some of key approaches to help parliamentarians promote a sustainable and green recovery after the coronavirus pandemic. How to build more resilient economies, how to meet international commitments
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
This report spans the activities of IPU President, Gabriela Cuevas Barron, from 2017-2020.
The Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament was held on 19 and 20 August 2020, under the overall theme of Parliamentary leadership for more effective multilateralism that delivers peace and sustainable development for the people and planet.
This comparative research paper looks at the governance of parliamentary administrations. Parliamentary administrations – responsible for providing the organizational, day-to-day, budgetary and technical functions of parliaments – play a key role in effective functioning of parliaments by offering administrative expertise