Events

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 recent and upcoming BGIPU events are listed below.

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Joint Meeting on the Universal Periodic Review

Date:
Time: 4.30-6.00pm
Location: IPU Room, Off Westminster Hall

BGIPU will be co-hosting a roundtable discussion with the UN APPG, Rule of Law APPG, Human Rights APPG and the Equality & Human Rights Commission. This meeting will discuss the role of the UN Universal Periodic Review in assessing the UK’s human rights record, and that of other countries, and the role parliamentarians can play in this process, both from a domestic and international perspective. For further details please contact taitlm@parliament.uk or on Ext. 3011

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Briefing with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Date:
Time: 12.45pm
Location: IPU Room, Off Westminster Hall

BGIPU, in partnership with the Human Rights APPG, will be hosting a lunchtime briefing on 29th March from 12.45pm in the IPU Room with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, who will give UK Parliamentarians an update on his work and that of his Office, followed by a discussion. To RSVP or to request further details please contact taitlm@parliament.uk or on Ext. 3011

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136th IPU Assembly

Date:
Time: 1 to 5 April 2017
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

The 136th IPU Assembly will be held in Dhaka from 1-5 April 2017. The UK delegation will be led by BGIPU Chair, Nigel Evans MP and include five other MPs and Peers to participate in Assembly meetings, IPU Committee deliberations and a range of bilateral meetings.  Further details on assembly and committee themes are available on the IPU website.  For more information contact Gabriella Liberotti-Harrison on x 3011 or by e-mail liberottiharrisong@parliament.uk 

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Inward delegation from the Dominican Republic

Date:
Time: During the week commencing 5 June 2017
Location: Palace of Westminster

The BGIPU will host a delegation from the Dominican Republic during the week of 5 June (exact dates of the 2 day visit to be confirmed). Members wishing to meet this delegation are asked to contact Anja Richter richtera@parliament.uk