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ISIS: abducting girls and women to finance their activities

ISIS: abducting girls and women to finance their activities

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Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict gave a poignant report on the situation in Iraq, and Syria following her mission in the region

PGA’s Treasurer, Ms. Margareta Cederfelt, appointed  Rapporteur of the OSCE PA's General Committee on Political Affairs and Security

PGA’s Treasurer, Ms. Margareta Cederfelt, appointed Rapporteur of the OSCE PA's General Committee on Political Affairs and Security

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Cederfelt has served as Chair of the PGA National Group of Sweden and Treasurer of the PGA Executive Board since 2011.

Angola - PGA congratulates PGA Member Dip. Palmira Bernardo for her actions contributing to parliamentary ratification of BTWC and CWC

Angola - PGA congratulates PGA Member Dip. Palmira Bernardo for her actions contributing to parliamentary ratification of BTWC and CWC

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PGA congratulates its Members in Angola for their relentless efforts leading to approved Ratification of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, as well as the Chemical Weapons Convention by the Government of Angola

PGA welcomes the adoption by the Central African Parliament of the law establishing a Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic

PGA welcomes the adoption by the Central African Parliament of the law establishing a Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic

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PGA congratulates the National Transitional Council of the Central African Republic which adopted the bill establishing a Special Criminal Court in CAR.

PGA National Group in Liberia Welcomes Ratification of Arms Trade Treaty

PGA National Group in Liberia Welcomes Ratification of Arms Trade Treaty

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On 21 April 2015, the Government of Liberia deposited its Instrument of Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty

Czech Republic and Switzerland approve Kampala Amendments

Czech Republic and Switzerland approve Kampala Amendments

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Parliamentarians around the world celebrate the acceptance by the Czech Republic of both Kampala Amendments to the Rome Statute of the ICC and the Swiss Federal Assembly unanimous approval of the ratification of the Kampala Amendments

PGA Condemns the Brutal Assassination of Ugandan leading State-Prosecutor Ms. Joan Kagezi

PGA Condemns the Brutal Assassination of Ugandan leading State-Prosecutor Ms. Joan Kagezi

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PGA firmly condemns her brutal and senseless assassination, occurred on 30 March, 2015 in Kampala

PGA Statement concerning the restrictions of personal liberty against Mr. Ahmed Mahloof, MP (Maldives), PGA Member

PGA Statement concerning the restrictions of personal liberty against Mr. Ahmed Mahloof, MP (Maldives), PGA Member

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PGA expresses its undiminished solidarity with Mr. Mahloof for his prolonged detention without formal charges being presented to him before an independent judge.

PGA congratulates Chad on ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty

PGA congratulates Chad on ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty

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PGA congratulates its National Group in Chad for its tireless efforts over the past years which made an important contribution leading to the deposit on March 25th, 2015 of the Instrument of Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty by the Government of Chad

PGA Calls for Peaceful Presidential Elections in Nigeria

PGA Calls for Peaceful Presidential Elections in Nigeria

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PGA urges Nigerians to restrain from using violence during the presidential elections to be held on the 28 March 2015 and calls for peaceful elections.

Pakistan - Chair of PGA National Group in Pakistan endorsed by Prime Minister of Pakistan to be President of Senate

Pakistan - Chair of PGA National Group in Pakistan endorsed by Prime Minister of Pakistan to be President of Senate

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday endorsed the nomination of Senator Raza Rabbani as candidate for the election of Chairman Senate

PGA calls for bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Tunis attacks

PGA calls for bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Tunis attacks

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PGA believes that this week’s attacks against civilians in Tunis, which have been claimed by ISIS, might fall under the definition of ‘crimes against humanity’ as defined in the Rome Statute, to which Tunisia has acceded in 2011.

International Women's Day 2015

International Women's Day 2015

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Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!

PGA Welcomes the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Suriname

PGA Welcomes the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Suriname

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PGA welcomes the abolition of the death penalty by the Parliament of Suriname, in the framework of the discussions regarding the adoption of the new Criminal Co

Pakistan - PGA Co-Covenor of Peace & Democracy Programme, Naveed Qamar MP (Pakistan) organizes 2nd Roundtable Meeting on ATT in National Assembly of Pakistan

Pakistan - PGA Co-Covenor of Peace & Democracy Programme, Naveed Qamar MP (Pakistan) organizes 2nd Roundtable Meeting on ATT in National Assembly of Pakistan

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A session of round table discussion on Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), an important subject of Peace and Democracy (P&D) Programme of Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), was held on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in Parliament House, Pakistan.

Global Parliamentary Declaration to End Child, Early and Forced Marriage

Global Parliamentary Declaration to End Child, Early and Forced Marriage

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The international community has pledged to end child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) as expressed in the recent Resolution on this issue adopted at the UN General Assembly in December 2014.

 ICC Prosecutor Bensouda met with PGA National Group in Parliament of Uganda

ICC Prosecutor Bensouda met with PGA National Group in Parliament of Uganda

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Members of the Ugandan National Group of PGA met with the Prosecutor of the ICC during her first official visit to the country in this position.

PGA congratulates Côte d’Ivoire on ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty

PGA congratulates Côte d’Ivoire on ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty

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PGA congratulates its National Group in Côte d’Ivoire for its relentless efforts over the past 18 months which made an important contribution leading to the deposit yesterday of the Instrument of Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty by the Government of

Hon. Bernadette Lahai MP participates in Parliamentary Debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons Reguations

Hon. Bernadette Lahai MP participates in Parliamentary Debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons Reguations

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Sierra Leone - Longstanding PGA Member Hon. Bernadette Lahai MP participates in Parliamentary Debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons Reguations

The Fight against Impunity for the most serious crimes under International Law is an imperative for the International Community as a whole

The Fight against Impunity for the most serious crimes under International Law is an imperative for the International Community as a whole

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Is the International Community Abandoning the Fight Against Impunity? Intervention by David Donat Cattin (Ph.D., Law), Secretary-General, Parliamentarians for Global Action; Adjunct Professor of International Law, NYU Center for Global Affairs

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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