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Reports

This category covers recurring publications that offer updated information about IPU and priority themes including women’s and youth participation in politics.

This category covers recurring publications that offer updated information about IPU and priority themes including women’s and youth participation in politics.

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The World e-Parliament Report 2012 documents the efforts of legislatures to use information and communication technologies (ICT) to support their constitutional functions. The Report is based on a surveyconducted by the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament between February and
In 2012, the IPU Advisory Group on HIV/AIDS published a guide, Raising the Profile of HIV and AIDS in Your Parliament, which is intended to be a practical tool for parliamentarians who wish to organize themselves into cross-party groups and
This publication is the result of survey research conducted by the IPU between 2006 and 2008. It collates insights from both men and women parliamentarians into the factors that shape decision making. It provides concrete examples of how parliamentarians are
Reports
As part of its efforts to strengthen the capacity of parliaments to promote gender equality and respect for women's rights, the IPU organised its second meeting of members of parliamentary bodies dealing with gender issues in Geneva, in December 2007
The Second Annual Conference of Women Parliamentarians and Women in Political Decision-Making Positions of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States took place in Abu Dhabi on 30 and 31 October 2007. Women parliamentarians and women in politics from Bahrain, Kuwait
This joint IPU-World Bank survey is the first attempt to paint a global picture of parliamentary oversight related to World Bank and IMF lending and related processes - such as the adoption of Poverty Reduction Strategies Papers (PRSPs) and IMF
A year after the adoption of IPU’s landmark resolution on Access to Health as a Basic Right: The role of parliamentarians in addressing key challenges to securing the health of women and children, this report looks at how parliaments have
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
IPU's Advisory Group on HIV/AIDS-MNCH undertook a field mission to Burundi in November 2013. The mission offered a series of recommendations on how to boost the country's fight against HIV and AIDS through parliamentary action. These included strengthening efforts on
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
This publication looks at how women's representation in parliament has fared in the 20 years since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action on women's empowerment as well as in the year between 2014 and 2015. Although the news
Democracy depends on all voices in society being represented in parliament. Less than two per cent of MPs are below the age of 30. Youth engagement and participation in formal politics is critical to the future of democracy. This report
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
Speeches, photographs and extracts from the 2015 conference.
Over 150 parliamentary speakers gathered at the UN Headquarters for the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament from 31 August to 2 September 2015 in New York.
This report, based on information from 128 counties, raises the alarm on the significant under-representation of young people in the world’s parliaments. It offers 10 recommendations for action by parliaments, political parties and other relevant groups to engage more youth
The 2016 World e-Parliament Report identifies how parliaments are using information and communication technologies (ICT) to engage with citizens.
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