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Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

As the world’s first permanent international political organization, Geneva-based IPU was founded in 1889 by France's Frédéric Passy and Britain's William Randal Cremer among a small group of pacifist-minded parliamentarians. It now encompasses 179 parliaments that aim to promote democracy, peace, human rights, youth, gender equality and sustainable development.

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

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