The full advance programme of meetings being convened by the the Inter-Parliamentary Union can be accessed here.  In addition, the BGIPU regularly hosts lectures and meetings within the Palace of Westminster on current topical issues in international affairs. Details of upcoming BGIPU events are listed below and members' nominations for participating in delegations is sought through the All Party Notice circulated weekly by the Government Whips Office when Parliament is sitting.


Visit by Speaker of Uruguay

Time: 18-19 June 2018
Location: Palace of Westminster

BGIPU is hosting Mr Jorge Gandini MP, Speaker of the Uruguayan House of Representatives, for a series of meeting during his short visit to the UK. Members interested in meeting him should get in touch with Anja Richter on or x7281.


International Parliamentary Seminar on the Western Balkans

Time: 10-12 September 2018
Location: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House

Following the FCO’S Western Balkan Summit for Heads of Government in July, BGIPU will host an International Parliamentary Seminar on the Western Balkans from 10-12 September. Parliamentarians from both the Western Balkan region (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) and from countries whose governments are involved in the Berlin Process (Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia) will be invited to take part in this Seminar, which will see parliamentary discussion and engagement on the outcomes of the July Summit. Should you wish to be involved in this Seminar or have any queries on this, please contact Lauren Tait on or on Ext.7280.