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 upcoming BGIPU events are listed below and members’ nominations for participating in delegations is sought through the All Party Notice circulated on the Parliament’s intranet weekly (accessible to parliamentary addressees only) by the Government Whips Office when Parliament is sitting.


Members’ Outreach Stand

Date: 22 January 2020

Location: Portcullis House Atrium

BGIPU will have an outreach stand in the Atrium of Portcullis House of 22 January to provide further information on our planned forward programme and all opther aspects of our inter-parliamentary work.

Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the UN

Date: 17-18 February 2020

Location: UN Headquarters, New York

The BGIPU will send a delegation to the Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the UN in New York on 17 and 18 February.  The theme for the hearing this year will be ‘Education as a key to peace and sustainable development: Toward the implementation of SDG 4’.  Members interested in applying for this event are asked to contact Gabriella Liberotti-Harrison by e-mail – liberottiharrisong@parliament.uk or ext. 3011.

Annual Parliamentary Meeting at the 64th Commission on the Status of Women

Date: March 2020

Location: UN Headquarters, New York

The BGIPU plans to send a delegation to attend the parliamentary meeting on the occasion of CSW in March 2020.   The meeting will last for 1 day but the delegation will be in New York for the week attending other fringe events around CSW.  Confirmation of the exact date will be advertised here in due course.  Members wishing to express an early interest are asked to contact Fiona Burnet on burnetf@parliament.uk or on x5857.

7th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians

Date: May 2020

Location: Tblisi, Georgia

BGIPU will send a delegation of young parliamentarians (under 45) to Tblisi in Georgia in May to engage with parliamentary colleagues from across the globe.   Members wishing to express an early interest are asked to contact Fiona Burnet on burnetf@parliament.uk or on x3011.