206th Session of the Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

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News: The 206th Session of the Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union(IPU) will be held from 1st to 4th November,2020.

 

Facts:

  • Inter-Parliamentary Union(IPU): It was established in 1889 as a global organization of national parliaments.
  • Aim: To promote parliamentary dialogue world-wide and works for peace and cooperation among the people.
  • Members: It consists of 179 Member Parliaments and 13 Associate Members.
  • Significance: IPU has permanent observer status at the United Nations General Assembly.
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.