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“Observer” means any Parliament other than a Member Parliament who is conferred a formal status of an Observer by a letter of accreditation by the General Assembly and shall be a national or regional parliament of a state or states having diplomatic recognition from all ASEAN Member States.

The dialogue between observer delegations and the AIPA may be included in the business of the General Assembly.

Observer delegations shall be permitted to attend and make statements at the first plenary session of the General Assembly.

Statements by observers shall be confined to matters of mutual concern and common interest.

The dialogue between observer and AIPA shall be recorded.

Source: AIPA Statute PART IV Article 8

Parliament of Australia

The Milli Majlis of the Azerbaijan Republic

The National Assembly of The Republic of Belarus

Parliament of Canada

The National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China

European Parliament

Parliament of Georgia

Parliament of India

National Diet of Japan

The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

The House of Representatives of Morocco

The House of Representatives of Nepal

New Zealand Parliament

The Storting of Norway

National Assembly of Pakistan

National Parliament of Papua New Guinea


Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

Parliament of Timor Leste

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

The United States Congress