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?

July 5, 2018

Parliamentary Research Training Manual Launch

On June 25, 2018 the Parliamentary Centre and the Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation (EMReF) launched a Parliamentary Research Training Manual. This first tool of its kind intended to help build…

April 27, 2018

The Parliamentary Centre celebrates 50 years of getting governance right

The Parliamentary Centre celebrated its 50th Anniversary on April 23rd in Ottawa. We were honored to receive over 350 guests who listened to the Hon. Geoff Regan, Speaker of the House of Commons, the…

April 24, 2018

Visit of a Burkinabe parliamentary delegation to Canada

A parliamentary delegation composed by the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, HE Alassane Bala Sakandé, two MPs and parliamentary staff visited Canada from April 23 to 27, 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…