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

  Is composed of 35 NATIONAL LEGISLATURES from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean

  Facilitates the exchange of parliamentary GOOD 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

  ParlAmericas organizes consultations and builds MULTI-STAKEHOLDER PARTNERSHIPS with young leaders and civil society organizations

  Is headquartered in OTTAWA, CANADA