IPAC TOKYO SYMPOSIUM ANNOUNCED

On February 17th, Scott Morrison, Liz Truss, and Guy Verhofstadt, the former Prime Ministers of Australia, the UK, and Belgium respectively, will join the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China’s Tokyo Symposium.  Just months away from the Hiroshima G7 Summit, the Symposium aims to encourage a coordinated democratic response to Beijing’s distortion of the international rules-based order.  […]

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Legislators call for sanctions on firms complicit in mass DNA harvesting of Tibetans and Uyghurs

A group of legislators from 15 legislatures globally have called on their respective governments to investigate and suspend commercial activities with companies providing the PRC government with technologies to carry out biometric surveillance in the Uyghur Region, Tibet and elsewhere in the PRC, including the PRC state backed BGI Group and US firm Thermo Fisher. […]

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Statement from IPAC UK MPs and Hong Kong protester following withdrawal of Chinese Consul General from Manchester Consulate

IPAC members Afzal Khan MP and Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP and Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Bob Chen have welcomed the withdrawal of the Chinese Consul General and other diplomats from the Chinese Consulate in Manchester. The moves came in response to requests from the UK government for Chinese government action following the […]

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IPAC delegation calls for increased trade, political support for Taiwan following meeting with Present Tsai Ing-Wen

A delegation of cross-party parliamentarians belonging to the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) have called on their governments to strengthen economic and political engagement with Taiwan in the face of increasing threats from the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).  The delegation, comprising legislators representing 8 European legislatures, addressed the press after a […]

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IPAC statement on the rejection of debate on Uyghur rights at the UNHRC

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) deeply regrets the decision of the UN Human Rights Council to reject a debate on the situation of human rights in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.  This decision comes just weeks after the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights published its report into abuses in the […]

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IPAC calls for EU-Taiwan bilateral investment agreement

To: Ursula von der Leyen President of the European Commission Charles Michel President of the European Council Valdis Dombrovskis European Commissioner for Trade CC: Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative for Foreign Affairs / Vice-President of the European Commission September 21, 2022 Re: EU-Taiwan Bilateral Investment Agreement Dear President Von der Leyen, President Michel, Vice-President & […]

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IPAC DC Summit Communique: ‘Campaigning blueprint’ to confront Beijing

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ALLIANCE OF LEGISLATORS FROM 30 COUNTRIES AGREES ‘CAMPAIGNING BLUEPRINT’ TO CONFRONT BEIJING  At 2pm EST on 14th September the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) adopted a communique setting out a plan of action to address the behavior of the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).  The communique addresses […]

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Statement on the release of the UN OHCHR assessment of human rights concerns in the Uyghur Region

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) welcomes the long-awaited publication of the UN Office for the High Commissioner on Human Rights’ Assessment of human rights concerns in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China (PRC). In spite of repeated efforts by the PRC government to block, delay and smear the report, the assessment […]

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IPAC launches Indo-Pacific forum in response to PRC’s growing influence in the region

Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) from Australia, India, Japan and New Zealand have today announced the launch of an Indo-Pacific forum for legislators. The IPAC Indo-Pacific Forum will deepen joint efforts in defending and enhancing the liberal rules-based order, shared values of democracy, freedom of expression and the rule of law. The […]

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