Parliaments in a world of crisis

19-21 JULY 2010 | GENEVA

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Organizer: Inter-Parliamentary Union
Event dates: 19-21 July 2010
Venue: Geneva

The Inter-Parliamentary Union is convening the 3rd World Conference of Speakers of Parliament - a global summit focusing on democracy, the role of legislative institutions and their relationship with the United Nations.

Reports on progress since the 2005 Speakers Conference will be presented and amongst others, a report on progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals. A Panel discussion: "Countdown to 2015: Keeping our collective promise on the Millennium Development Goals" will take place on 20 July. The report on the Sixth Meeting of Women Speakers of Parliament will be presented on 21 July.