International Day of Parliamentarism is observed globally on 30 June every year. The Day celebrates parliaments and ways during which parliamentary systems of government improve the everyday lives of individuals throughout the world. It is also a chance for parliaments to spot challenges and stock ways to deal with them effectively.
International Day of Parliamentarism: History
The Day was established in 2018 through a United Nations General Assembly Resolution. This day also acknowledges the formation of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the global organization of parliaments which was established in 1889.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Inter-Parliamentary Union Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
- Inter-Parliamentary Union President: Gabriela Cuevas Barron.
- Inter-Parliamentary Union Founded: 1889.
- Inter-Parliamentary Union Secretary-General: Martin Chungong.