This space houses the downloadable resources from each toolkit on this portal. It additionally contains activity plans and other learning aides for parliamentarians and their staff from accross the Americas and the Carribbean.
Submissions written by citizens or organizations that provide opinions, comments and recommendations on a subject being studied by a parliamentary committeeExpand Collapse
YouTube video explaining the function of the European Parliament, promoted by the parliament through its various social media accountsExpand Collapse
Days for which a theme is assigned by a committee to provide a space for legislators to interact with citizens; each committee must host two Thematic Days within each legislative periodExpand Collapse
In-person meetings and forums held in several towns to educate citizens on the role of parliament and on various governance issues, including important local government reformsExpand Collapse
Town hall meetings held in partnership with government to present draft legislation and gather citizens’ feedback to develop additional recommendations, which are then considered by cabinetExpand Collapse
When holding meetings in the form of “town halls”, committees often reserve a period of time during which audience members are given an opportunity to ask questions or make brief comments without having to formally arrange for their appearanceExpand Collapse