International Parliamentarians Congress

International Parliamentarians' Congress

Connecting Parliamentarians

The African Parliamentary Union APU holds its 76th session of the executive committee on 11th–12th October 2021 in Djibouti. During this session, IPC was granted “International observer” status by the Chairperson of the APU Executive Committee African Parliamentary Union and its members.
In the 77th Session of the Executive Committee of the APU, held on 10th and 11th March 2022 in Kigali. IPC officially received the “International Observer” credential to be shared formally. The achievement of international observer status from the APU is a great milestone and unique opportunity for the IPC to promote and explore the areas of multilateral interests in the world in general and in the African region in particular.
The APU is a continental inter-parliamentary organization, that came into being on the 13th of February 1976, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The major objective of the APU is to bring together the parliamentary institutions from all the African states, in order to shape a multilateral consensus. Moreover, it also aims to interact with the parliaments from all over the world, to strengthen democratic values, global and regional peace and human rights, etc.
The IPC has received a commendable reputation in international governance as well, thus it will have tremendous experience to interact with APU in multiple areas of common understanding. The IPC aims to make a mutual collaboration with the APU in the areas like human development, strengthening democracy, global peace, Human Rights, inter-faith harmony, tolerance, gender equality, etc.

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