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.

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

May 22

This conference seeks to explore in the nature, origins, and manifestations of resistance to women’s political leadership, taking a global perspective and engaging scholars and practitioners working in a host of related areas.

May 22

Over the last twenty years, the world has witnessed a dramatic rise in the number of women serving in elected and appointed political roles.

May 11

“No citizens, no true democracy” is a widely held view in academic research and in democracy building processes.

Apr 27

Michel Martin, journalist and weekend host of NPR's All Things Considered will be moderating a conversation with:

Apr 26

Today, most citizens endorse democracy but expect much more than a periodic opportunity at the ballot box. These citizens have access to an expanding repertoire of mechanisms to express criticism and influence political processes. These mechanisms can be participatory, deliberative or direct.

Apr 01

The 136th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from the 1st to the 5th of April, 2017.