One in Five

Network of contact parliamentarians

What is it?

The Parliamentary Assembly has created a network of contact parliamentarians and to date, 53 members have been appointed by national parliaments. The network is also open to parliamentarians of non member states and of other international organisations. International partners who have appointed a contact parliamentarian so far include Mexico, Observer state to the Parliamentary Assembly, and the Parliamentary Assembly of Francophonie.


Download the list of members here.

Download the photo of contact parliamentarians here.

Why has it been set up?

  • to associate national parliamentarians with the parliamentary dimension of the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence against children

  • to co-ordinate national, European, and international parliamentary action to combat sexual violence against children

  • to facilitate the exchange of best practices on the legislative and political action implemented in each member state.

When will the network meet?


In 2013, the network will continue to hold meetings at each part-session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, and also in the framework of an external event.