It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance.

--Baldwin Spencer


Parliament and Governance



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Forward A Growing Emphasis on Legislatures
Intro Introduction to Governments
Unit 1 What do Parliaments do?
Unit 2 A Model of Parliamentary Power
Unit 3 Factors Influencing how Legislatures Carry Out their Functions
Unit 4 Strategies and Tools for Building More Effective Parliaments
Additional Resources Parliamentary Commissions: A Tool for Building Parliamentary Capacity
Glossary Glossary