Parliamentary Assemblies, International
- International organizations, practice and procedure
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Conventionally, international parliamentary assemblies have been defined as those organs of international organizations composed of parliamentarians. Their main purpose is to facilitate parliamentary supervision of intergovernmental decision-making processes. A special type of an international parliamentary assembly is formed by assemblies that themselves constitute an independent international organization. An example is the Latin American Parliament. Parliamentary assemblies can also be established by association or cooperation agreements, such as the...