The International Parliament Engagement Network (IPEN) brings together academics, parliamentary officials and third sector representatives from across the world, to promote collaboration and encourage knowledge sharing around parliaments and public engagement.


Membership of IPEN is open to parliamentary officials, academics and representatives from third sector organisations, who work on matters directly relevant to the theme of public engagement and parliament.

Membership of the network is on an individual basis. If you would like to apply to join IPEN, please complete the application form below.


We also have a monthly newsletter which anyone interested in public engagement with parliaments (including IPEN members) is welcome to subscribe to via Mailchimp.

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You can contact us by email at if you have any questions about the network.

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By submitting your details on this form you are agreeing to share them with the IPEN admin team at the University of Leeds for the purposes of joining the network and to be contacted by email about your application. Your application will be reviewed and, if successful, the information you have provided will be held in an IPEN member database at the University of Leeds. Your name & email address will be added to our IPEN MS Teams space.

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