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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 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.

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.

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).

PGA Membership World Map

PGA Membership World Map

PGA Membership is open to individual legislators from elected parliaments. Currently it consists of over 1,100 members in approximately 139 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.

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.

PGA Donors

PGA Donors

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

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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.

Latest Activity

6th Meeting of PGA’s Working Group on the Universality of the Rome Statute of the ICC in the Middle East and North Africa While most Governments in the (MENA) Region have expressed support for the ICC and the fight against impunity for crimes under international law, few have taken the necessary steps to ratify or accede to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal CourConsultations on the fight against impunity and the ratification of the Rome Statute by CameroonFrom 6 to 8 October, PGA conducted a field mission in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in the framework of the PGA Campaign for the Universality and Effectiveness of the Rome Statute system to generate political will for the fight against impunity Sub-Regional Working Group on Challenges for the Effectiveness of the Rome Statute system in the AmericasCampaign Launched to Protect the Integrity of the Rome StatuteKinshasa Workshop on the obstacles to the fight against impunity complementarity projectPGA together with Réseau Parlementaire pour les Droits de l’Homme (Repadhoc) organized a workshop where 60 MPs from DRC discussed the challenges of putting an end to impunity for those allegedly responsible for the commission of international crimes in thRegional Asia Pacific Parliamentary Workshop to Promote Signature and Ratification of the Arms Trade TreatyThe Arms Trade Treaty was adopted on 2 April 2013 to address the devastating consequences of the inadequate regulation of the international arms trade around the world. To date, it has been signed by 118 countries and ratified by 41 countries.Consultations on the fight against impunity and the ratification of the Rome Statute by Togo 26-27 June, Lomé, TogoOn 26 and 27 June, PGA conducted a field mission in Lomé, Togo, in the framework of the PGA Campaign for the Universality and Effectiveness of the Rome Statute system (PGA ICC Campaign) to generate political will for the fight against impunity.PGA Roundtable on Ending Impunity for International Crimes through Multilateral Interstate CooperationOn the occasion of the 23rd session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) that took place from 12-16 of May 2014 at the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria, PGA organized a Round-Table...Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians for the ICC and the Rule of Law - 8th sessionThe Moroccan Parliament will host from 04-05 December 2014 the 8th Consultative Assembly of Parliamentarians for the International Criminal Court and the Rule of Law (CAP ICC), a global gathering of legislators focused solely on the ICC and...6th International Parliamentarians’ Conference on the Implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (IPCI/ICPD)The Sixth International Parliamentarians’ Conference on the Implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (IPCI/ICPD) begins on April 23rd in Stockholm, Sweden to promote dialogue among parliamentarians fFirst Annual High-Level Meeting of the “Group of Friends of the ICC” Proposal for an annual high-level meeting in April of the “Group of Friends of the ICC” to highlight the importance of the ICC in relation to accountability, prevention and justice for victims.
 
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