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Parliaments and Human Rights: A Primer

This Primer explores how UNDP can enhance the contribution that legislators, parliaments and parliamentary processes make towards the protection, promotion and realization of human rights. It suggests elements for assessing the human rights capacities of parliaments and examines approaches tomore


Parliaments, crisis prevention and recovery: Guidelines for the international community

Parliaments and other representative bodies (such as regional assemblies and local councils) are well situated – as the peoples’ representatives – to manage social crisis, prevent violent conflict and bring about lasting peace. These guidelines affirm the commitment of the international communitymore


The Global Parliamentary Report

The focus of this first Global Parliamentary Report is the evolving relationship between citizens and parliaments. The intention is to analyse how citizens’ expectations are changing, and how parliaments, politicians and parliamentary staff are responding.   There are three dominant pressuresmore