Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

South Sudan: Peace deal paves way for functioning democracy

The peace deal signed at the end of August in South Sudan will allow the nation to focus on development, according to a senior government official.

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Men’s involvement key to achieving gender equality

Women must partner with men to eliminate the cultural barriers to achieving gender equality, according to Fiji’s first woman Speaker of Parliament.

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Good governance and democracy “non-negotiable:” IPU chief

Good governance and democracy are “non-negotiable” and must be implemented across all regions of the world with the help of parliamentarians.

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Time to help people “live their dreams”, says IPU president

It is time to help people live their dreams by ensuring that commitments made by governments are kept, according to the president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

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Parliamentarians key to ending global poverty and inequality

Parliamentary leaders from around the world have been called on by the UN to help end global poverty and give hope to the disenfranchised.

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