PARLINE database: parliamentary human rights bodies
This module of the PARLINE database stores information about those bodies of national parliaments (commissions, committees, sub-commissions, etc.) which work specifically in the field of human rights. Information about parliamentary bodies specializing in other fields of activity can be accessed through a general-purpose specialized parliamentary bodies section of PARLINE.
Similar to the Advance Search interface of PARLINE, it is possible to combine search criteria and the various display options. Explanations and examples of common queries can be found in the Search Tips section.
Important note for our correspondents in national parliaments
Should information concerning human rights bodies in your parliament be incorrect or missing altogether from PARLINE database, please notify the IPU Secretariat at
without delay. You may wish to use to this end an electronic copy of the questionnaire, which can be downloaded from this page in MS Word and PDF formats: