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23 publications
This issues brief aims to provide parliamentarians with a basic understanding of the green economy.
The policy brief examines key trends in climate change legislation and analyses climate change litigation in 25 countries.
This report summarises key trends in climate change legislation and litigation, covering legislative activities in 164 countries.
This self-assessment toolkit, produced by the IPU and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), provides parliaments with the framework to evaluate their readiness to engage on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It further helps parliamentarians identify good practices, opportunities and
Parliaments are at the heart of the response to climate change. The brochure focuses on parliaments’ role in strengthening the international response. It also highlights four key action areas with practical recommendations on how to achieve delivery on reducing global
Infographics
IPU is at the forefront to support parliaments in their efforts to provide better health outcomes for all, especially the most marginalized. This infographic presents IPU action on health, identifies parliaments supported and highlights the results achieved at national, regional
Child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) is a human rights violation that robs a girl of her childhood, puts her health and growth at risk, disrupts her education, limits her opportunities for empowerment and social development, and increases her risk
Like many countries, Viet Nam is facing formidable challenges in sustaining a response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic as international funding shrinks and national resources become limited. Nevertheless, it has announced new targets to rapidly expand HIV treatment by 2020. A
Many aid-recipient countries either do not have a proper national aid policy or have policies that are not strong enough to include strong accountability measures. The IPU commissioned this note to provide guidance on: working together to develop a clear
HIV treatment is a cornerstone of the AIDS response, helping to prevent AIDS-related deaths and avert new infections. People are still dying, however, because HIV treatment is not reaching all who need it. This publication lists actions that parliamentarians can
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
Thirty years into the HIV epidemic, children continue to be left behind when it comes to treatment of HIV. Despite the fact that children represent 1 out of every 7 new HIV infections, the rate of children diagnosed, enrolled, and