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December 4 | Panama City, Panama

1st Meeting of Parliamentary Staff Network on Open Parliament




October 30 | Asuncion, Paraguay

16th ParlAmericas Plenary Assembly: Accelerating Progress on Agenda 2030, Good Practices for Parliamentary Action

PRESENTATIONS Session 1: Examining regional progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals from the parliamentary perspective:

Session 2: From words to action – Case studies on how parliaments have adapted and are making progress to achieve the 2030 Agenda:

Session 3: Gender equality: An essential condition for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals:

Session 4: Encouraging partnerships and collaborative work for a sustainable future:


During the Plenary Assembly, elections will be held for certain positions on the Board of Directors. Nominations received can be found below.

August 8 | Paramaribo, Suriname

4th Gathering of the Parliamentary Network on Climate Change: Advancing Climate Action through Legislation and Parliamentary Oversight

PRESENTATIONS Keynote address

Special Presentations

Session 1: Outcomes of COP 24 (Poland) and Preparations for COP25 (Chile)

  • Outcomes of COP24. Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer of the CCCCC and Chair of the Alliance of Small Island Nations
  • COP25 Chile 2019. Iván Flores, President of the Chamber of Deputies (Chile)

Session 2: Taking Climate Action and Building Resilience through the Power of Legislation

Session 3: Overcoming the Obstacles and Seizing Opportunities for Implementing Carbon Market and Non-Market Mechanisms

Session 4: Raising Ambition and Accessing Climate Financing


During the gathering, elections will be held for certain positions on the Network’s Executive Committee and for the host parliament of the next gathering. The results were the following:

Vice President – Central America

June 18 | Mexico City, Mexico

11th Gathering of the Parliamentary Network for Gender Equality




Online resources

During the gathering, elections were held for certain positions on the Network’s Executive Committee. The results were the following:

March 12 | Quito, Ecuador

4th Gathering of the ParlAmericas Open Parliament Network: Beyond the Walls of Parliament, Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight

PRESENTATIONS Session 1: Towards a systemic transformation to counter corruption

Session 2: Strengthening parliamentary oversight to promote openness and counter corruption

Session 3: Applying openness practices to advance sustainable development


During the gathering, elections were held for the Open Parliament Network Executive Committee. The result of the election was the following:

  • Vice-President – Caribbean:
    • Senator Ranard E. Henfield (Bahamas)

January 24 | San Jose, Costa Rica

Meeting on Open Parliament in Costa Rica

RESOURCES Costa Rican Open Parliament  Action Plans and commitments

Reports and resources on the progress of open parliament in Costa Rica

ParlAmericas’ resources and other international publications