Nov 28

The WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 will be hosted,  in cooperation with the Althingi – Iceland’s Parliament – and the Government of Iceland, in Reykjavík (Iceland) on 28-30 November.

Oct 24

The International Conference on Gender and Politics on the theme of “Women and Politics in an Age of Uncertainty: The Road to Sustainable Democracy and Democratization” is to be held on October 24-26, 2017 in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Oct 14

The 137 th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and related meetings will be held at the Tavrichesky Palace and the Parliamentary Centre in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, from Saturday, 14 to Wednesday, 18 October 2017.

Oct 02

Co-organized by iKNOW Politics and International Gender Champions, this Facebook Live discussion will bring together a diverse panel of Geneva-based Gender Champions who will share their experiences and views on the role of male champions in promoting women’s political participation and leadership.  

Sep 27

The Regional Meeting of Young Parliamentarians of Africa will take place on 27 and 28 September 2017 at the National Assembly of Nigeria in Abuja. Jointly organized by the IPU and the Parliament of Nigeria, its theme is Empowering youth: Enhancing political participation for more inclusive and peaceful societies. 

Sep 20

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seeks to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls in order to leave no one behind.

Sep 05

The Interregional Seminar on Parliamentary Capacity Building and the Further Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals is intended to foster interregional exchanges on SDGs implementation between Asian and African parliaments.

Jul 07

A group of 25 people will be attending a workshop on Friday 7 July to discuss the findings of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s studies on Women’s Political Participation in the Commonwealth. They range from civil society expert and election management bodies, to parliamentarians, UN Women representatives, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems and Commonwealth organisations.

Jun 12

As part of its programme to support parliaments in addressing all forms of violence against women, the Inter-Parliamentary Union is organizing jointly with the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, along with Global Rights for Women and Vital Voices, a Regional Conference for Central and Eastern Europe on Making laws work to end violence aga

May 31

The African Union Commission, UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, and the Government of Germany are organizing a high-level “Women Leaders Forum for Africa’s Transformation.” The forum is scheduled to take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, from Wed