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The Inter-Parliamentary Union is a global inter-parliamentary institution established in 1889 by Frédéric Passy (France) and William Randal Cremer (United Kingdom). It was the first permanent forum for political multilateral negotiations. Initially, the organization was for individual parliamentarians, but has since transformed into an international organization of the parliaments of sovereign states. The national parliaments of 163 countries are members of the IPU, and 10 regional parliamentary assemblies are associate members. The IPU has permanent observer status at the United Nations and general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.

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Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal headed the 27th Conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, which is being held in Cairo at the headquarters of the Egyptian Parliament. Its first session was Wednesday. On the first day, a consultative meeting was held between the heads of parliaments and ...
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesian House of Representatives` delegation, a member of the Drafting Committee on Emergency Issues representing the Asia-Pacific, delivered a resolution on Trump administration`s decision on Jerusalem as Israel`s capital at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Session.

On Sunday evening, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in its 138th session, in Geneva, Switzerland, voted to support the Palestinian people's right to self-determination, to have a state of their own with Jerusalem as its capital. The resolution counters a statement that Donald Trump made in December in ...
This weekend Santhali language will be heard for the first time in the gathering of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), a body made up of national parliaments from all over the world, when Uma Saren, 33, a doctor by training and a Lok Sabha MP from Bengal's Jhargram constituency will speak at a five-day ...
Havana, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban legislators will attend the 138th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) this month, a forum that will have migrants and refugees at the center of their debates, the National Assembly of People''s Power reported today. According to a press release, the Cuban delegation for the ...
KUWAIT, March 21 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim will leave to Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, leading Kuwait's Parliamentary Group to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly. During the visit, the Kuwaiti delegation will offer replies to three complaints submitted ...

GENEVA, March 22 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim attended a dinner banquet hosted by the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron. The event was held last night at the Mexican diplomatic mission in honor of parliamentary speakers and heads ...
At the time of durance and hardship, the citizens see toward either to judiciary or personal revenge, not to parliament. The vibrant parliaments all over the world always stop bloody revolution through marvelous role in mitigating the public sufferings, their anger. Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) conceived a ...
CAIRO - 20 March 2018: A delegation of the Arab Parliament under its Speaker Meshaal bin Fahm al Salmi will attend the 138th round of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on March 24-28 in Geneva. Salmi will address the meeting on establishing a Palestinian independent state and asserting the firm ...
Ali Abdel Aal heads to Geneva for 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union session ... (MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal headed on Tuesday to Geneva to participate in the meetings of the 138th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which will be held from 23 to 26 March.
GENEVA, March 20 (Xinhua) -- Parliamentarians from more than 137 countries are meeting here next week to work on parliamentary inputs to the United Nations-led reforms on the rights and protection of migrants and refugees, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) said Tuesday. "Nearly 258 million people, ...
Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among who is among the participants from Uganda counselled that the rural woman should be clearly defined so that the interventions designed to improve their lot yields dividends. The session was conducted by the Inter-parliamentary Union where Kadaga is a key leader.
During day two of the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the South African Parliamentary delegation participated in a wide range of discussions, including one titled "Parliaments deliver for rural women and girls," organised by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women.
As for the talks, Ghanem said the Kuwaiti delegation expressed readiness to propose amendments to statute of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Ghanem clarified that the discussions focused on ways of cooperation, issues of common concern, regional and international crises in North Korea, the Middle ...
... and called for them to do more to take down intimidatory content. Nearly 45 percent of all women parliamentarians had received threats of death, rape, beatings or abduction during their term, according to a 2016 study by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the international organization of parliaments.
As for the talks, Al-Ghanim said the Kuwaiti delegation expressed readiness to propose amendments to statute of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). ... on a working paper which will be implemented and applied during international forums, especially the Inter-Parliamentary Union meetings," he said.
Asia's average proportion of women in parliament -- lower and upper houses combined -- stood at 18.6% in 2017, behind the Americas' 28.4%, Europe's 27.1% and sub-Saharan Africa's 23.6%, according to a report by the Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union. Pacific countries, at 17.9%, and Arab ...

“In Japan, the question of women's political leadership was seen more as a hot political discussion point than an action point,” noted the report released last week by the Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union. At the Diet, only 10.1 percent of Lower House seats and 20.7 percent of Upper House seats ...
In advance of International Women's Week (March 5), a report by the Inter-Parliamentary Union finds little progress is being made in increasing the number of women parliamentarians around the world. Before 2016, the Inter-Parliamentary Union reports the number of women being elected to Parliaments ...
In Union Parliament, lawmakers discussed the report on the Myanmar parliamentary delegation to the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in October 2017. Dr. Than Win of Mandalay Constituency (1) said that an IPU resolution to urge governments to put diplomatic pressure on Myanmar ...
RAMALLAH, March 28, 2018 (WAFA) - Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said on Wednesday that the decision recently taken by Inter-Parliamentary Union on Jerusalem is a victory for values of rights, justice, and humanity. The Inter-Parliamentary Union, during its 138 general assembly session on Tuesday, ...


 

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