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The annual brochure provides an overview and analysis of progress made and setbacks encountered by women in parliament further to elections and renewals held over a year. Produced every year on the occasion of International Women's Day (2 March), it
Jointly produced by the IPU and UNICEF, this Handbook focuses on concrete measures that parliamentarians can take to combat child trafficking. The Handbook serves as a catalyst for action, providing concrete examples of ways and means of building a protective
Published jointly by the IPU and Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Handbook on Human Rights for Parliamentarians is intended for parliamentarians who want to familiarize themselves with the framework that has been set up
A joint publication by the IPU and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), this book aims to provide some insights into the role played by parliaments, not only of those countries directly affected by conflict, but
This Handbook is a practical guide on parliaments and their working methods. It is a tool for officials of international organisations who interact with parliaments to promote co-operation between these organisations and parliaments. It also provides useful hints to parliamentarians
This handbook, jointly produced with the United Nations Development Programme, the World Bank Institute and the United Nations Fund for Women, was inspired by a series of regional and national seminars on Parliament and the Budgetary Process, Including from a
Jointly produced by the IPU and UNICEF, this Handbook covers a wide range of themes related to child protection, including trafficking of children, violence against children, female genital mutilation, the sexual exploitation of children, children and war, and juvenile justice
This Guidance Note was jointly produced by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The Guidance Note results from a survey carried out among a selection of
This handbook offers a comprehensive set of practices and mechanisms which might shape parliament's contribution to security oversight. It has been written on the assumption that there is no single model of parliamentary oversight which works for all countries. The
This handbook, jointly produced with the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women, offers a comprehensive and educational presentation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which is the most comprehensive international instrument
This handbook offers an educational approach to this complex subject and to Convention N° 182, the cornerstone of international action to combat the worst forms of child labour. It provides examples of best practices and gives an overview of what
This handbook features a comprehensive and educational presentation of international refugee law and its development over the 50-year period following the adoption of the United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. It gives an overview of the issues