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Parliamentarians for Global Action

About Us

About Us

Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), a non-profit, non-partisan international network of approximately 1,100 legislators in 139 elected parliaments around the globe, aims to promote peace, democracy, the rule of law, human rights, gender equality and population issues by informing, convening, and mobilizing parliamentarians to realize these goals.

About Us - Overview

About Us - Overview

PGA, a non-profit, non-partisan international network of over 1,200 legislators in more than 140 elected parliaments around the globe, aims to promote peace, democracy, the rule of law, human rights, gender equality and population issues.

About Us - Who’s Who

About Us - Who’s Who

PGA operates under the political direction of the Executive Committee and the International Council. The Executive Committee meets twice a year to decide on PGA's future programme activities.

PGA National Groups

PGA National Groups

PGA is a network of individual members of parliament committed to action on PGA’s core vision, programmes and campaigns. This global network of individual MPs is supported by a PGA National Group structure in parliaments around the world.

Our Key Achievements to Date

Our Key Achievements to Date

PGA Legislators have contributed directly to 76 of the 122 ratifications/accessions to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) (as of June 2012).

Countries with Active PGA Membership in 2015

Countries with Active PGA Membership in 2015

PGA Membership is open to individual legislators from elected parliaments. Currently it consists of over 1,200 members in more than 140 parliaments.

Annual Parliamentary Forum

Annual Parliamentary Forum

In 1980, PGA initiated an Annual Parliamentary Forum during the United Nations General Assembly. The primary goal was to develop the role of parliamentarians in international politics by organizing a UN Parliamentary Forum at each General Assembly.

Defender of Democracy Awards

Defender of Democracy Awards

Since 1996,PGA has held the Defender of Democracy Awards in conjunction with its Annual Parliamentary Forum.The Defender of Democracy Award is presented to individuals who have made significant progress in strengthening democracy and democratic practices.

PGA Donors

PGA Donors

PGA is grateful to its donors for their generous support and to our individual donors for their generous contributions.

Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians for the ICC and the Rule of Law

Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians for the ICC and the Rule of Law

Under PGA's International Law and Human Rights Programme and coinciding with the year in which the Rome Statute of the ICC entered into force, PGA members launched the Consultative Assembly of parliamentarians for the ICC and the Rule of Law.

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PGA’s vision is to contribute to the creation of a Rules-Based International Order for a more equitable, safe and democratic world.

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