Evaluating Parliament: a self-assessment toolkit for parliamentarians

Keywords: Parliamentary Strengthening - Legislative Needs Assessment

IPU introduced this ‘self-assessment toolkit for parliamentarians’ to help parliaments conduct their own legislative needs assessment. IPU states clearly that its purpose is not to rank parliaments; rather, it is to help them identify their strengths and weaknesses against international criteria so they can determine priorities for strengthening the parliamentary institution. It asserts that, because the conclusions are nationally developed and owned, self-assessment has the potential to be an immensely powerful tool for change

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