This podcast is part of the project 'INTER PARES | Parliaments in Partnership - EU Global Project to Strengthen the Capacity of Parliaments', funded by the European Union and implemented by International IDEA. Hosted and produced by Ingrid Walker, associate programme officer at International IDEA. Look out for a new episode every month.
This first episode introduces the project 'INTER PARES | Parliaments in Partnership - EU Global Project to Strengthen the Capacity of Parliaments' as tries to answer what may seem like very simple questions that are ultimately at the heart of parliamentary development: Why do parliaments matter and what can parliaments learn from one another?
The episode features interviews with Gonzalo Jorro-Martinez, Policy Officer - Democracy - Parliaments and Political Parties, European Commission; Laura Thornton, Director of Global Programme, International IDEA; and Jonathan Murphy, Head Of Programme, INTER PARES, International IDEA.
For more information on the programme, visit: https://www.inter-pares.eu