Handbook and Guides

  • Parliamentary Research Participants' Handbook, November 2013

    Uploaded on Thu, November 28, 2013

    Parliamentary research is an established discipline in developing and developed democracies of the world. It refers to research essentially conducted for a specific audience i.e the parliamentarian and parliamentary committees, who play the central role in the arduous functions of oversight of executive, policy setting and representations of a democratic pluralistic society where aspirations of people is given primary priority. It is imperative that Members of the Parliament are able to make well-informed decisions in line with public priorities and their decisions manifest key national interest.

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  • Understanding Parliamentary Media Relations and Legislation Participants Handbook IV

    Uploaded on Thu, November 20, 2014

    We are pleased to share this handbook on Understanding Parliament-Media relations and legislation 2014, at the National workshop on November 27-29, 2014 at the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services. It extensively focuses on MPs orientation with regard to dynamic of Pakistani media and norms of quality legislation and good governance and how MPs dynamic role can be projected by media among the masses regarding their achievement regarding both. This is the fourth in series of parliament handbooks produced by PIPS.

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  • Human Rights Framework in Pakistan, Participants' Handbook V December 2014

    Uploaded on Wed, December 24, 2014

    Task of Parliaments as well as governments has become more complex as populations grew and maintenance of a sustainable society with appropriate provision of food, shelter, health, education and a secure environment become arduous. Members of the Parliament are expected to play the key role in provision of above-mentioned necessities and liberate people from the shackles of poverty through the reaffirmation of the fundamental values of freedom, equality, solidarity, tolerance, and respect for the planet and shared responsibility.

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  • Constitution 18th Amendment Act and Devolution January, 2015

    Uploaded on Fri, January 30, 2015

    The unanimous passage of 18th Constitutional Amendment Bill by the Parliament of Pakistan has moved Pakistan away from a presidential form of government susceptible to military coups, say the Speaker of the National true manifestation of evolving stronger tradition of parliamentary democracy in the country. President, Asif Ali Zardari signed the 18th Constitutional Amendment Bill on April 19, 2010 that was earlier passed through consensus of all parliamentary parties in both houses of the Parliament.

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  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Skills 2016

    Uploaded on Thu, June 23, 2016

    More importantly, Members of Parliament are conflict managers in their constituency, which are always expected to promote “unity in diversity,” as political leaders to maintain a tolerant and peaceful society. Their role as Members of Parliament of a federation all the more expects them to be effective negotiators to build agreements and consensus in day to day parliamentary business, in committees as well as during discussions on resource sharing, foreign policy,reviewing policies of governments and ensuring inter provincial coordination and harmony. Fundamental Rights provisions in national Constitutions are most ...

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  • Assessing Legislation Participants Book Module 2January 2015

    Uploaded on Fri, January 23, 2015

    Lawmaking is the process of making and enacting laws. It constitutes a long and often complex process including phases of very different nature such as policy making, impact assessments, the concrete law drafting, consultation procedures, questions of publication and accessibility, as well as more specific issues like possible alternatives to regulation and the roles of specific bodies in the lawmaking process. Legislation is on of the most important instruments of government in organizing society and protecting citizens, It determines amongst other the rights and responsibilities of individuals and authorities to ...

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  • Understanding Parliamentary Media Relations and Legislation Participants Handbook IV

    Uploaded on Thu, January 1, 1970

  • Parliamentary Research Participant's Book English-2014

    Uploaded on Thu, January 1, 1970

  • Drafting and Assessing Legislation Participant's Handbook September 2012

    Uploaded on Thu, January 1, 1970

  • Parliamentarian's Hand book 2013

    Uploaded on Thu, January 1, 1970