• IPRC's Joint Meeting with Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology
  • IPRC Keen on Using Domestic Scientific Capacities

    IPRC Keen on Using Domestic Scientific Capacities

    In a joint meeting with Deputy Defense Minister for Legal and Parliamentary Affairs of MODAFL (Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics) Brigadier-General Reza Talaei-Nik, Head of the Islamic Parliament Research Center (IPRC) highlighted to use domestic scientific capacities to strengthen our research capabilities.

  • Dr. Zakani was Elected as Head of the Islamic Parliament Research Center

    Dr. Zakani was Elected as Head of the Islamic Parliament Research Center

    Dr. Alireza Zakani, Senior MP from Qom Constituency, won an absolute majority of the votes cast in the meeting of the Iranian Parliament's Presiding Board in the 11th Legislature. It is also noteworthy that members of the presiding board as the (IPRC's) Board of Trustees appoints Head of the Islamic Parliament Research Center (IPRC) for a four-year term.

  • Iranian Senior MP Urges UN to Confront US Unilateralism
  • Parliamentary diplomacy is a platform for boosting international ties

    Parliamentary diplomacy is a platform for boosting international ties

    Underlining parliamentary diplomacy provides a platform to further broaden international relations, a Member of the Executive Committee of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) reiterated that Islamic Republic of Iran as a safe and stable country in the region can play a major role to resolve regional problems through using its enhanced capacities.

  • Iran's resistance to US sanctions is a strategic goal

    Iran's resistance to US sanctions is a strategic goal

    Underlining the Europe as well as France, as one of the involved sides, should preserve the JCPOA officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (which was initially inked between Iran and 5+1 World Power Countries in 2015), Chairman of Iran-France Parliamentary Friendship Group pointed to Iran's prudent resistance strategy for surviving US's anti-Iranian sanctions.

  • Iranian Senior Lawmaker: the World Must Withstand US Law-Breaking Behavior
  • Iranian Senior MP: Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen failed to defeat
  • Iranian MP hopes for securing Iran’s legitimate demands for JCPOA through EU’s solutions
  • Global support for the JCPOA will be a major action against the US’s unilateralism

    Global support for the JCPOA will be a major action against the US’s unilateralism

    Insisting on the global practical support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will be a major action which is taken against the US unilateralism, Head of the Islamic Parliament Research Center (IPRC) Dr. Kazem Jalali reiterated that the United States has proved itself to be unreliable through withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal.

The world today is faced with diverse challenging and multifaceted issues which have led to the rising of wider range of new questions and ideas. This developing situation has inevitably made legislative bodies to come up with pressing demands for establishment of academic and research centers/ institutes in order that legislations can be enacted with reliance on expert opinions and studies in response to the current prevailing needs.

Parliaments blessed with such well-versed academic and research mechanisms are distinctively different “in both working procedure and outcome of their work” from the parliaments whose members are engaged in the exercise of parliamentary duties by merely relying on their own experimental and academic potential. This was raison d'être requiring the Islamic Parliament of Iran to pass the legislation for establishment of Islamic Parliament Research Center (IPRC).

Since the first legislature, the Islamic Parliament of Iran sought expert advices on a casual basis when deliberating a bills or motion as parliamentarians mostly relied on their personal understanding and experiences. However, the Parliament Presiding Board, having identified crucial needs of the parliament to research services, decided to set up an independent center entitled "Islamic Parliament Research Center" in late 1992, in order to duly provide parliamentarians with constant fruitful grounds to benefit from expert advices. Legal procedure for the creation of such a center was finalized in 1995.
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