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Understanding young people’s political participation - The Body Shop
May 13, 2022
Understanding young people’s political participation
Young people care – about our planet, our future and our political systems. In the last decade, young people have initiated social movements, tackling issues that impact their own lives and those of communities around the globe. They have done so with hope and optimism about the future, at a time...
Fiji: Young people, women encouraged to take part In this year’s elections  (Photo: Nicolette Chambers)
May 6, 2022
Fiji: Young people, women encouraged to take part In this year’s elections
Young eligible Fijians are encouraged to take part in the 2022 General Elections. Young eligible Fijians are encouraged to take part in the 2022 General Elections. United Nations Senior Peace and Development Advisor in the Pacific, Agus Wandi made this comment at the ‘2022 Fijian National Elections...
 Roof and flag of the Parliament of Australia in Canberra
May 6, 2022
Trends in the gender composition of the Australian parliament
How does the gender composition of the Australian parliament compare with parliaments around the world, and how has it changed over the past two decades International comparisons The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has published international rankings of women in national parliaments since 1997....
Inter-Parliamentary Union - Logo
April 29, 2022
Eighth global Conference of young parliamentarians
The annual IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians is a unique platform for young Members of Parliament to meet, exchange, learn and identify common and innovative strategies to advance youth empowerment. In 2022, no issue is more urgent and vital than action to curb climate change and...
The role of Parliament in achieving gender equality - INTER PARES
April 27, 2022
The role of Parliament in achieving gender equality
This course, written by Dr Sonia Palmieri, explores why and how to build gender sensitive parliaments. Rich in case studies, it sketches the international framework for action and outlines opportunities for shaping contextually-appropriate parliamentary processes and norms.  Click here to access...
The role of women parliamentarians in the development of Uzbekistan
April 20, 2022
The role of women parliamentarians in the development of Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) – On 13 April, the second forum on the topic "The role of women parliamentarians in the development of Uzbekistan" was held in the capital. The event was organized by the Republican Commission on Women’s Role in Society, Gender Equality and the Family, the Senate...
Guyana Parliament reaches out to youth - IPU
April 13, 2022
Guyana Parliament reaches out to youth
In a good example of parliamentary outreach to young people, the second edition of the Guyana National Youth Debating Competition takes place on Friday, 8 April. Some 16 youth groups will participate in the event with the objective of connecting young people to parliament. The competition was...
Participants of the academy during registration. Khartoum, Sudan by International IDEA.
April 13, 2022
International IDEA launches the "Young Women’s Democracy Academy" in Sudan
The Young Women’s Democracy Academy (YWDA) is a three-month capacity-building programme dedicated to empowering young women between the ages of 18 and 24 with the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance their political participation. The Academy consists of a combination of theoretical and...
Albania: Violence against women in politics - UNDP
April 12, 2022
Albania: Violence against women in politics
The Study "Violence Against Women in Politics" is commissioned by the UNDP Albania, in partnership with the People's Advocate and the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination and it is conducted in the context of the UN Joint Programme "Ending Violence Against Women" in Albania"funded by the...

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