Foreign Minister Battsetseg Addresses "Global Town Hall" on Women's RightsPolitics
Ulaanbaatar, September 6, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The Global Citizen Movement organized its annual “Global Town Hall” Conference on September 2, 2023, under the general theme “This is Our World Too: A North-South-East-West Dialogue of Civil Societies.” Foreign Minister of Mongolia B. Battsetseg participated in the Conference as a panelist in the session “Empowering Women and Girls.”
In her speech, Foreign Minister B. Battsetseg noted that gender equality and women's rights are crucial to human rights-based approaches to development. She highlighted that supporting and empowering women, who represent half of the world's population, would make a significant contribution to the social and economic development and prosperity of countries.
Furthermore, the Foreign Minister of Mongolia said that Mongolia is a country that has reflected the gender concept in its development policies. She also introduced Mongolia's policies and initiatives to promote gender equality and protect women's rights.
In addition, Ms. Battsetseg affirmed her commitment to make her contribution in protecting the rights of women and girls and promoting gender equality worldwide by supporting initiatives and efforts of the United Nations and other international organizations.