Asian parliament members to convene in Mongolia to discuss development issues
Through a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) initiative, parliament members from Asian countries will convene in Ulaanbaatar, on June 11-12, to discuss regional population and development issues. The meeting will be held with support from the Social Policy, Education, Culture and Science Standing Committee of the Parliament of Mongolia. During the meeting, Asian legislators will exchange views on a wide-range of topics, including regional demographic movement, population ageing, reproduction, employment, and gender issues. In preparation for this high-level meeting, Chairman of the Social Policy, Education, Culture and Science Standing Committee Y. Baatarbileg met with UNFPA Mongolia Country Representative Naomi Kitahara on May 9. Both parties agreed to form a joint working-group to speed up preparation efforts.
Keywords: UNFPA, Asia, legislators
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