Theme: Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation

The Assembly of the Union of Myanmar has received support from international donors including the IPU in line with the Common Principles.

A new Guide to Common Principles

The IPU has just published Putting parliamentary self-development into practice: Guide to the Common Principles for Support to Parliaments. As the global organization of national parliaments, one of the IPU’s core functions is to strengthen parliaments. The Common Principles set out a basis for support to parliaments by providing a development framework for the work […]

Harriett Baldwin was part of the February 2020 BGIPU delegation to the UN Parliamentary Hearing in New York

IPU Annual Hearing focused on education

Release from the IPU Secretariat On 17 and 18 February, the IPU and the United Nations, represented by the President of the General Assembly, convened some 200 parliamentarians from over 60 countries, as well as diplomats, representatives from civil society, and experts for the IPU Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations in New York. […]

The IPU convenes to give a parliamentary voice to global debates.

From talk to action — how parliaments make a difference

An Opinion piece published on the Devex.com Parliaments make a concrete difference in people’s everyday lives. That includes everything from establishing the conditions to create jobs to safeguarding freedom of speech to increasing budget allocations for health workers in rural areas. They are at the heart of inclusive decision-making ­— without their effective involvement policies […]