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The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security

Opening Remarks: 62nd CSW High-level Side Event on 'The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security'  


Parliamentarians need to hold governments accountable

A new report by the IPU and UNDP finds that parliaments are committed to overseeing their governments but in practice face significant challenges.  


Global Parliamentary Report 2017

The 2017 Global Parliamentary Report focuses on parliament's role in oversight of government, and its power to hold government to account.  


Democratic governance and peacebuilding

We support the peaceful resolution of conflicts, promote the rule of law and access to justice, citizen security and human rights. We assist governments in strengthening their public institutions,…  


Advancing the Human Rights and Inclusion of LGBTI People: A Handbook for Parliamentarians

This handbook offers practical tips, tools and resources designed to support parliamentarians to advance the rights and inclusion of LGBTI people.  


Parliament's Role in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

This handbook is designed to help parliamentarians and parliamentary staff members play an effective role in implementing the SDGs.  


A future in politics for women in Algeria

A UNDP project helps locally elected women build knowledge and skills in participatory democracy, working with civil society and public service management.  



UN Constitutional Issue 4 May 2015


Africa women MPs discuss ways to boost numbers in political sphere

African women Members of Parliament see political will, financing and enhancing education opportunities as some of the ways to increase the participation of women in the political sphere.  

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