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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 Guidelines seek to provide parliaments and parliamentarians and those who work with them with a common understanding of development cooperation and offer ideas on what they can do to promote more effective and accountable use of aid in particular
This handbook, produced with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), provides an action-oriented road map to help parliamentarians decide how best to improve health outcomes for women, children and adolescents.
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