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The IPU 130th anniversary book describes the IPU’s milestones in promoting peace, democracy, human rights, gender equality and parliamentary diplomacy over the past 130 years. It also mentions more recent IPU goals to empower younger parliamentarians and to mobilize parliaments
This new guide accompanies the IPU flagship publication Common Principles for Support to Parliaments.
The World e-Parliament Report is designed to help parliaments harness the power of new technology to become better and stronger institutions.
The second Global Parliamentary Report shines the spotlight on one of parliament’s critical functions: its power to hold governments to account for their actions.
The 2016 World e-Parliament Report identifies how parliaments are using information and communication technologies (ICT) to engage with citizens.
These guidelines provide legislatures with necessary elements for the strengthening of research services.
This practical guide draws on the experiences and practices of several legislatures. It is intended to help parliaments to take informed decisions when developing their capacity to publish records of plenary and committee proceedings. It will be of particular interest
With the global AIDS response becoming increasingly hampered by the criminalization of key populations, this study aims to encourage and assist parliamentary scrutiny of legislation that impedes effective HIV interventions. It highlights the various processes in selected parliaments that led
2014 is the 125th anniversary of the creation of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in 1889. This booklet retraces the main themes of the IPU over the years, including peace, democracy, gender equality and human rights. It highlights ways in which the
How can the issue of political participation of indigenous peoples be addressed if there is no information on how many indigenous people are formally involved in politics? This IPU survey has found that there are a minimum of 987 indigenous
Based on more than four decades of experience on parliamentary development, the Common Principles for Support to Parliament offer clear guidelines for those receiving or providing support to parliaments. They aim to improve the quality of the support available to
You cannot wait for the people to come to parliament; you need to go where the people are. Today, the people are on social media. Increasingly, parliaments are there too. Social Media Guidelines for Parliaments draws on the experience of