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The second Global Parliamentary Report shines the spotlight on one of parliament’s critical functions: its power to hold governments to account for their actions.
This report summarises key trends in climate change legislation and litigation, covering legislative activities in 164 countries.
The IPU Annual Report offers a summary of the salient events and meetings. Richly illustrated with photographs, this publication provides a vital overview of the activities of the world organization of parliaments. The final section covers more institutional aspects such
Infographics
This map is a unique visual tool that captures women’s participation in executive government and in parliament on a given date—1st January 2017. The map of Women in Politics not only provides a country ranking for both ministerial and parliamentary
The annual report provides an update 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 (8 March), it
The Plan of Action for Gender-sensitive Parliaments was adopted unanimously by the 127th IPU Assembly (Quebec City, October 2012). It is a key policy document for the IPU and its member Parliaments. It was drawn up following extensive consultation with
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
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The IPU Strategy 2017-2021, drafted under the guidance of IPU Member Parliaments, sets the vision, mission and objectives of the organization. It outlines the actions that need to be taken by the IPU community to achieve its agenda and the
The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians is the only international mechanism with the remit of protecting and defending MPs suffering human right violations. This map lists the number of human rights cases being examined by the Committee
Drawing on IPU’s extensive experience, this toolkit should help parliaments evaluate how gender sensitive they are, assess their current practices and policies, identify possible areas for reform, plan for change, and establish mechanisms to monitor progress.
This Issues Brief aims to clearly delineate the issues at stake by analysing the results of a first study specifically devoted to the subject of sexism, harassment and violence against women in parliament. It seeks to clarify what this phenomenon
Handbooks
The first edition of this Handbook was issued more than ten years ago. This long-awaited update includes references to new human rights instruments and mechanisms, and to new challenges, opportunities and threats.