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With almost five decades of experience in parliamentary strengthening and capacity building, the Parliamentary Centre has developed a wide-ranging expertise in helping legislatures around the world serve their people better.

Our Achievements

“The meetings and presentations gave me a better understanding of the efforts needed to improve performance, particularly in terms of analysis of text, committee work and parliamentary oversight. The various exchanges have strengthened my desire to further commit myself to defend the interests of my constituents and to get closer to them in order to increase citizen participation. ”

Hon. Marie Rose Romée Sawadogo/Ouedraogo, National Assembly of Burkina Faso

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August 21, 2017

Honouring a great man: Dr. Salifou Diallo, Speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso

It is with great sadness that we have learnt that His Excellence Dr. Salifou Diallo, Speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, passed away in Paris on August 19, 2017.

July 31, 2017

Building Parliamentary Research Capacity at the Sub-national Level in Myanmar: Shan State Hluttaw

The Parliamentary Centre is proud to announce the launch of the project “Building Parliamentary Research Capacity: the case of Shan State’s sub-national Parliament in Myanmar”. The project will…

June 8, 2017

The Parliamentary Centre’s Annual Report for 2016 is now available!

We invite you to learn more about this past year's success stories on supporting democracies.

June 7, 2017

Visit of the delegation of Burkina Faso parliamentarians to Canada

The Speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso was in Canada from May 28 to June 7, 2017, accompanied by a delegation of six MPs, of which three are women.