Daily Archives: 16 March 2016

16 Mar, 2016

In Zambia, Envoy on Youth addresses the 3rd IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians

The Inter-Parliamentary Union''s 3rd Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians kicked off Wednesday in the capital city of Lusaka, Zambia. Convened under the theme “Agenda 2030: Youth leading the way, leaving no one behind”, the 2-day conference will discuss youth engagement in the implementation of the SDGs through parliamentary actions. https://twitter.com/IPUparliament/status/710002184331649026 In opening remarks on behalf of UN Secretary-General Ban

16 Mar, 2016

IPU report reveals chronic under-representation of young people in world’s parliaments

Geneva, 16 March 2016 Young people continue to be chronically under-represented in the world’s parliaments, a new IPU report has found, at a time when the global youth population is the largest it has ever been in history. Youth participation in national parliaments 2016, launched today during the IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians in