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

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

Facts:

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

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