Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Tools for Parliamentary Oversight

About this Standards & Guidance

Sources of guidance

  • Inter-Government

Guidance Type

  • Detailed guidance

Date Added

  • 15th October 2013

This report on parliamentary oversight was published by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in 2007.  Based on data from 88 parliaments worldwide, it offers concrete examples of the tools used by different parliaments to oversee their governments. The report aims to provide practical guidance to people in the legislative branch and to those working to strengthen parliaments in order to improve parliament’s oversight capacity.