The partnership agreement stipulated that the IPU as the oldest multilateral political organisation, the Global Parliamentary Organisation, which includes representatives of the peoples of the world since 1889 and the FNC as a representative of the legislative authority in the U.A.E. work to enhance the ties of cooperation and coordination with the aim of supporting parliamentary work and its development. Under the agreement, the Inter-Parliamentary Union is committed to participate effectively with the FNC in its parliamentary activities and events and to provide the necessary technical and advisory support to ensure success for the programmes, events and activities of the Council and to participate with the Council in joint parliamentary programmes to ensure the dissemination of culture and the development of parliamentary work mechanisms both nationally and internationally, as well as issuing parliamentary publications that promote and strengthen the dissemination of parliamentary knowledge and tools and mechanisms of parliamentary work. Under the terms of the agreement, the IPU and FNC agreed on the exchange of books and publications issued by them and the exchange of views on a regular basis in various matters of mutual interest between the two sides, as well as mutual respect for the privacy of each party, and through the exercise of a joint parliamentary activities with a third party are subject to the provisions of the agreement and both sides are also committed to the rights of the intellectual property rights owned by the other party. The agreement will be effective from the day after the signing for four years and shall be automatically renewed unless one party notifies the other with its desire for non-renewal at least six months before the end of its term. Furthermore, in the event of non-renewal of the agreement, the work continues between the FNC and IPU to carry out existing joint programmes in accordance with the provisions of the memorandum until the agreement expires.