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An estimated 41 million people worldwide died of preventable noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in 2019 which include diabetes, obesity, and cancer. Often, these diseases are caused by harmful products, such as alcohol, tobacco, and sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). Reducing consumption of these
Information is at the core of the work of parliaments. Services that provide accurate, timely and impartial information are an essential resource for parliamentarians in carrying out their work and informing the decisions they take. This is the role of
This handbook describes the role of parliaments in strengthening emergency preparedness and health security.
Equality in law is crucial to gender equality, as women and girls look to the laws of their State to protect, fulfil and enforce their rights. Laws that discriminate and deny them equal rights with men and boys betray their
Our vision for this IPU/FAO handbook is to provide parliamentarians with practical guidance to support legislative processes that prioritize nutrition.
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 handbook, co-published with the International Labour Organization (ILO), is aimed to help parliamentarians address the issue of the 25 million people globally who are subject to forced labour. Learn more about the IPU's work on human rights.
This handbook, jointly published with UNHCR, promotes good practices in nationality laws.
The overall aim of this handbook is to help parliamentarians better understand international standards on freedom of expression.
The Handbook for Parliamentarians No. 27 – A Guide to international refugee protection and building state asylum systems, jointly published by the Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) addresses contemporary challenges and sets
Handbooks
The Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians is based on the conviction that parliaments and their members can play a key role in delivering concretely on human rights. It is a joint initiative of the IPU and the Office of the
This Handbook is the most recent outcome of many fruitful years of cooperation and partnership between the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the International Committee of the Red Cross. It is specially designed to familiarize parliamentarians with the general principles of the