MPs Damdinnyam, Bulgantuya participating in 7th Global Conference of Young ParliamentariansPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mr. G.Damdinnyam and Ms. Kh.Bulgantuya, members of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, are participating the 7th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians of the IPU.
The 142nd Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) will convene in May. As part of the preparations for the Assembly, the IPU Standing Committees, Working Groups, Forums of Women Parliamentarians and the Young Parliamentarians have started organizing virtual meetings from 26 May 2021.
The 7th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians of the IPU is being organized online under the theme “Post Covid-19 recovery: A youth-responsive approach”.
Representing the parliament Mr. G.Damdinnyam and Ms. Kh.Bulgantuya, members of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, are participating in this two-day virtual conference. The IPU's annual International Conference of Young Parliamentarians is a unique platform for young parliamentarians to come together, exchange views, and learn and identify common and innovative strategies for building youth capacity.
Mr. Martin Chungong, the IPU Secretary General and Mr.Melvin Buwa, a parliament member of the Republic of Suriname and President of the IPU Young Parliamentarians Assembly have opened the conference, which was attended by 204 delegates from more than 80 countries.
The health, social and economic impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are affecting especially the young people in every corner of the globe. Therefore, the IPU believes that the commencing of a new era of youth empowerment should be at the heart of post-pandemic recovery.
In a bid to build intergenerational solidarity and support, and to mobilize and share best practices of parliamentarians of all ages toward youth empowerment, the 7th Conference is open to both young and senior parliamentarians.
During its 1 session, the 7th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians of the IPU announced the launch of the “Let's Say Yes to Parliamentary Youth” campaign to ensure the youth participation. Members of the State Great Hural Mr. G.Damdinnyam and Ms. Kh.Bulgantuya have pledged their support and active participation in the campaign.
The conference participants have unanimously voiced and shared their experiences as an effort to mitigate the impact of the crisis on youth and contribute to a youth-responsive, effective and sustainable recovery from global crisis and they have recognized that parliaments need the participation and leadership of their young members, as well as a strong intergenerational partnership between their young and senior members.
The conference will generate debates under 4 topics as Youth participation; Defining youth-responsive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; Developing education system; Strengthening health service; and will produce an outcome document which will constitute a rapport contributing to the 142 IPU Assembly which will be convened in May 2021 under the theme of “Overcoming the pandemic today and building a better tomorrow: the role of parliaments”.
Source: Press and Public Relations Department of the State Great Hural