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2nd edition of International Day of Parliamentarism (IDP-2019)

The 2nd edition of International Day of Parliamentarism (IDP-2019) is celebrated across the world on 30th June to recognize the importance of parliaments and their responsibility of representing the people. The day is not only an occasion to stress the critical importance of parliaments in any democratic society but also to reinforce the call for ..

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30 June: International Day of Parliamentarism

Every year 30 June is celebrated across the world as International Day of Parliamentarism. It marks day of establishment of Inter-Parliamentary Union, the global organization of parliaments in 1889. About International Day of Parliamentarism Background: It was established by United Nations General Assembly in 2018 by adopting n its resolution A/RES/72/278. The day seeks to ..

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Women in Politics: Statistics from Inter-Parliamentary Union

The statistics of the Inter-Parliamentary Union highlight the following aspects about the Women in Politics: The percentage of female elected heads of state dropped from 7.2 per cent to 6.6 per cent from 2017 to 2018. The percentage of female heads of government dropped from 5.7 per cent to 5.2 per cent from 2017 to ..

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The first-ever UN’s International Day of Parliamentarism

The first-ever International Day of Parliamentarism is celebrated across the world on 30th June 2018 to recognize the importance of parliaments and their responsibility of representing the people. The day is not only an occasion to stress the critical importance of parliaments in any democratic society but also to reinforce the call for a global ..

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30 June: International Day of Parliamentarism

The International Day of Parliamentarism is observed every year on June 30 across the globe with an aim to recognise role of parliaments in national plans and strategies and in ensuring greater transparency and accountability at national and global levels. The year 2018 marks first celebration of International Day of Parliamentarism. The day celebrates parliaments, ..

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