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.

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BGIPU Information Stand

Time: All day
Location: Portcullis House Atrium

BGIPU staff members will be in Portcullis House on 27 June to speak with new and returning Members about upcoming inter-parliamentary activities and opportunities to get involved in our work.

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BGIPU Executive Committee

Time: 5.00pm
Location: IPU Room, Off Westminster Hall

The first BGIPU Executive Committee of the new Parliament will meet in the IPU Room at 5.00pm on 11 July to approve its annual financial accounts and discuss key elements of its revised forward programme of activities following the outcome of the 2017 General Election.


Parliamentary meeting at the UN high-level political forum on sustainable development

Time: 17-19 July
Location: New York

The IPU will be convening a Parliamentary meeting in association with the UN high-level political forum on sustainable development to be held in mid-July at the UN Headquarters in New York.  BGIPU hopes to send two delegates under IPU auspices.  Further details can be obtained from Lauren Tait on x.3011 or


137th IPU Assembly and related meetings

Time: 14-18 October 2017
Location: St Petersburg, Russian Federation

The 137th IPU Assembly will be convened in St Petersburg from 14-18 October 2017.  Details of the agenda and arrangements for the Assembly are available on the IPU website and for further information on BGIPU participation please contact Anja Richter on x.3011 or