Case Study: Pakistan. Presentation to WBI/UNDP Conference on Benchmarking and Self-Assessment for Democratic Parliaments


Keywords: Pakistan – Evaluation - National Assembly - Parliament

The IPU Toolkit mentions 6 fictional scenarios of evaluation. The Pakistan evaluation follows one of the scenarios, Scenario 6: Assessment of Parliament by an NGO. The Evaluation was undertaken by a prominent independent Pakistani Think Tank: PILDAT: Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency. This presentation describes the evaluation results in the following areas: Representativeness of the National Assembly, Parliamentary Oversight over Executive, Parliament’s Legislative Capacity, Transparency & Accessibility of Assembly, Accountability of the National Assembly, Parliament’s involvement in International Policy. It concludes with recommendations.

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