The Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union confirmed Serbia’s candidacy to host the 141st IPU Assembly in October of next year in Belgrade.
The Belgrade session will be held on the 130th anniversary of this oldest and biggest international parliamentary organization, which Serbia has been member of almost since its foundation in 1889.
The Belgrade session is expected to gather over 150 parliamentary delegations from all over the world, among them over 100 heads of parliament and their deputies i.e. about 1,500 delegation members.
This will be Belgrade’s second time to host the international parliamentary organization’s annual session, 55 years after the 52nd IPU Assembly, held in Belgrade in 1963.
The Governing Council confirmed National Assembly Speaker Maja Gojkovic’s membership in the Preparatory Committee of the Summit of Speakers of Parliament scheduled for 2020. This prestigious body comprised of heads of parliament from 20 states considers the most important questions concerning the Summit.
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