ABOUT US

ParlAmericas

  

Is the institution that promotes PARLIAMENTARY DIPLOMACY in the INTER-AMERICAN SYSTEM


        

Is composed of the NATIONAL LEGISLATURES  of the member States of the OAS from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean


  

Facilitates the exchange of parliamentary BEST PRACTICES and promotes COOPERATIVE POLITICAL DIALOGUE


  

Mainstreams GENDER EQUALITY  by advocating for women’s political empowerment and the application of a gender lens in legislative work


  

Fosters OPEN PARLIAMENTS by advancing  the principles of transparency, accountability, citizen participation, ethics and probity


        

Promotes policies and legislative measures to mitigate and adapt to the effects of CLIMATE CHANGE


         

Works towards strengthening democracy and governance by accompanying ELECTORAL PROCESSES


  

        

Is headquartered in OTTAWA, CANADA