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ASGP meetings

27 October 2011

The Association of Secretaries General met in Bern, Switzerland, from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 October 2011, in parallel with the 125th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Further information on the session is now available under Past Meetings.


Venues for future ASGP meetings are as follows:




  • Kampala (Uganda) - 1-5 April 2012


  • Quebec City (Canada) - 22-26 October 2012

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ASGP elects new President

19 October 2011

At its meeting on Tuesday 18 October, the ASGP elected Mr Marc Bosc, Deputy Clerk of the House of Commons of Canada, as its new President. Mr Bosc will take up his post from Thursday 20 October, after the close of the Bern meeting.

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ASGP meetings

27 April 2011

The Association of Secretaries General met in Panama City, Panama from Saturday 16 - Wednesday 20 April 2011, in parallel with the 124th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Further information on the session is now available under Past Meetings.


Venues for future ASGP meetings are as follows:



  • Bern (Switzerland) - 17-20 October 2011

  • Kampala (Uganda) - 1-5 April 2012


  • Quebec City (Canada) - 22-26 October 2012

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World e-Parliament Conference 2010

23 July 2010

The World e-Parliament Conference is the international forum of the community of parliaments addressing, from both the political and technical perspectives, how the use of information and communication technology can help improve representation, transparency, accountability, openness, and effectiveness in the complex parliamentary environment. The World e-Parliament Conference 2010 will take place on 21 and 22 October 2010 at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The event is co-organized by the United Nations, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of South Africa, the Pan-African Parliament and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament
http://www.ictparliament.org/


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World e-Parliament Report 2010

22 July 2010

The United Nations and the Inter-Parliamentary Union released the World e-Parliament Report 2010. The Report, prepared by the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, intends to help legislatures to harness the potential benefits of ICT for their work and establish key goals and priorities for exploiting this valuable resource. While providing evidence of the complexities of e-parliament, the Report suggests ways to overcome some of the obstacles to the effective use of technology in parliamentary settings.
http://www.ictparliament.org/

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WORLD E-PARLIAMENT CONFERENCE 2009 - 3-5 November 2009

05 October 2009

The World e-Parliament Conference is the annual forum of the community of parliaments addressing, from both the policy and technical perspectives, how the use of information and communication technology can help improve representation, transparency, accountability, openness, and effectiveness in the complex parliamentary environment.


The World e-Parliament Conference 2009, to take place on 3, 4 and 5 November 2009 at the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., builds on the results of two previous conferences held respectively in Geneva (2007) and Brussels (2008), as well as on the findings of the World e-Parliament Report 2008. The 2009 event is co-organized by the United Nations, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the U.S. House of Representatives and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament.

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ASGP elects new President

14 October 2008

At its meeting on Tuesday 14 October, the ASGP elected Dr Hafnaoui AMRANI, Secretary General of the Council of the Nation of Algeria as its new President. Dr Amrani will take up his post from Thursday 16 October, after the close of the Geneva meeting.

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African Network of Parliaments Staff

01 October 2008

At the ASGP session in Cape Town, Mr Brissi Lucas GUEHI, Secretary General of the National Assembly of Côte d’Ivoire, presented a communication on the African Network of Parliaments Staff 'Reseau Africain des Personnels des Parlements (RAPP)'. The main purposes of this network are to contribute to: parliament staff training; continuous improvement of their professional skills, and inter-parliamentary cooperation. 23 Parliaments and 16 countries, essentially African francophone states, are currently members. Further information on this Network is available at http://www.rappafrik.org.

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Conference on Informing Democracy: Building Capacity to Meet Parliamentarians' Information and Knowledge Needs

22 September 2008

A conference on 'Informing Democracy: Building Capacity to Meet Parliamentarians' Information and Knowledge Needs', organised jointly by the IFLA Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments in cooperation with the IPU and ASGP, will be held in Geneva on Thursday 16 October 2008. Information about the conference is available on the 'Upcoming Meeting' page.

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Next meeting of the ASGP

04 September 2008

The next meeting of the ASGP will take place in Geneva between 13th and 16th October.  There will be debates and communications on a number of interesting topics relating to parliamentary practice.  Papers are available on the 'Upcoming Meeting' page. Papers from the ASGP's highly successful meeting in Cape Town in April are available on the 'Past Meetings' page.

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Upcoming Meetings

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