Our Expertise

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 Canadian Parliamentary Centre is a major player in terms of research and capacity building, with a focus specifically on parliaments. Nevertheless, their work on parliaments is well-contextualized in a sound understanding of wider political and electoral systems. ”

Parliamentary strengthening in developing countries – Final Report for DFID, Alan Hudson, ODI and Claire Wren, One World Trust, February 2007

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What’s New?

January 25, 2018

Communication with influence – Recruitment of a Consultant

The Parliamentary Center is looking for a consultant to deliver a brief training (in FRENCH) to about thirty deputies of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso in terms of communication and

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.