UN Commission on the Status of Women convenes

2019-03-21 14:21:25

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women is taking place under the theme, ‘Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls’, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York between March 11-22.

The Mongolian Prime Minister’s social policy advisor N.Khurelbaatar participated in the general discussion and gave a speech. He said, “With the Sustainable Development Vision 2030 approved, Mongolia aims to ensure gender equality as well as to create the favorable conditions to equally distribute social wealth. The Government’s announcement as 2019 to be the year of citizen-centered public services also coincides with the theme and aim of the session. To implement Goal 5 of Sustainable Development Goals on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls, an international conference took place with the theme, ‘Sustainable Development Goals: Gender and Development’, under the auspices of the Prime Minister in June 2018, during which the ‘Ulaanbaatar Declaration’ was released.”

Mongolia has been a member of the Commission on the Status of Women since 2015.