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.


BGIPU Charity Quiz

Time: 5.45pm
Location: Bellamy's

All Members and Staff are welcome to attend our annual charity Quiz this year hosted by Angus MacNeil MP. The event will start at 1745, teams should be no more than 6 and entry cost will be £5 going to charity. If you would like to attend either as a team or individual please contact Rhiannon Edwards on x7283 or by e-mail


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.


BGIPU Annual General Meeting

Time: 4.00-5.00pm
Location: IPU Room, Off Westminster Hall

The BGIPU AGM will take place between 1600 - 1700 on Tuesday 27 November in the IPU Room with Mr Speaker in the Chair. The 2018 Annual Report will be launched at the meeting. All Members of the BGIPU are encouraged to attend. Members wishing to attend should contact Rhiannon Edwards on x7283 or