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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.  


Parliamentary development


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



Pakistan: breaking the glass ceiling

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