Declaration on Parliamentary Openness

About this Standards & Guidance

Sources of guidance

  • Multi-stakeholder

Guidance Type

  • Principles
  • Detailed guidance
  • Community of practice

Date Added

  • 17th October 2013 provides a forum intended to help connect the world’s civic organisations engaged in monitoring, supporting and opening up their countries’ parliaments and legislative institutions. It is the home of the Declaration on Parliamentary Openness, a set of shared principles on the openness, transparency and accessibility of parliaments supported by more than 130 organisations from 75 countries.

The Declaration is accompanied by an extensive compilation of best practices and background commentary on each provision, which is intended to be a living document.