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.
On 2 May the BGIPU team will be in Portcullis House next to the Despatch Box Café to talk to you about our work and our upcoming events and visits. Come along and find out more about how you can get involved in our events and international visits! For any queries on this please contact Rhiannon Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org x7283
BGIPU hopes to host a delegation from Liberia from the 8 – 11 May. Members who would like to get involved
in the visit should contact Lauren Tait on email@example.com or x7280.
BGIPU will be hosting a delegation from Lithuania during the week of 14 May. Members who would like to get involved in the visit should contact Anja Richter on firstname.lastname@example.org or x7281.
BGIPU will be hosting a delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Iceland on 15 and 16 May. Members who would like to get involved in the visit should contact Emily Davies on email@example.com or call x3011.
The BGIPU will host a day in parliament for a group of John Smith fellows from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine for one day during the week of 4 June (exact date to be confirmed). Members wishing to meet this group should email Gabriella Liberotti-Harrison on firstname.lastname@example.org or call x3011.
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 email@example.com or x7281.
Following the FCO’S Western Balkan Summit for Heads of State 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on Ext.7280.