This digest will look at the role of “civil society” and its relation to the parliamentary process and how can it boost parliamentary representation specifically.
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Arab Digest - January 2015 - The evolving relationship between citizens and parliaments in the Arab world - The case of increasing Civil Society Engagement
The Global Commission on HIV and the Law: recommendations for legal reform to promote sexual and reproductive health and rightsThis paper presents the Commission’s findings and recommendations as they relate to sexual and reproductive health and rights, and examines how the Commission’s work intersects with strategic litigation on forced sterilization of women living with HIV, legal reform on the status of transgender individuals, initiatives to improve police treatment of female sex workers, and equal property rights for women living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
Every year the minister of finance on behalf of the president of Ghana reads the budget speech to members of parliament. For this reason, we have prepared a list of questions that parliamentarians can ask the executive in order to gain a clearer picture of the results of oil revenue collection and allocation during the past three years. Read them here.
Video address from Helen Clark ONZ, UNDP Administrator, to international parliamentarians representing nearly 40 countries at the International Parliamentary Conference on Growth for Development. See more at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh89vsyVO_A&feature=youtu.be
This Handbook aims to give Parliamentarians and other decision-makers a concise overview of where we stand in the process to design a new global development agenda and how they may interact and influence the sustainable development agenda. Priority will be laid on the role and contribution of Parliamentarians in promoting, advancing and implementing the sustainable development goals with a focus on environmental sustainability in the post-2015 development agenda.
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