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Uzbekistan|politics|August 18, 2022 / 06:52 PM
Uzbekistan to host Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament

AKIPRESS.COM - Tashkent will host the 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (14SWSP) on September 8-9, convened by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

The theme of the Summit “Parliamentary leadership: Anticipating risks to better deliver sustainability and prosperity” will aim to focus on priority areas of action for the parliamentary leadership to better deliver sustainability and prosperity while building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and related crises and anticipating future risks, UzA reported.

During the Summit, women in the highest decision-making positions of parliament will exchange ideas and experiences that are of interest to their national and international agendas. It is open to women Speakers of national parliaments as well as to women Presidents of regional and international parliamentary assemblies that are Associate Members of the IPU. Selected special guests will also be invited to attend the Summit.

Issues related to justice, integration and environmental protection, women's reproductive health needs, economic recovery after the pandemic, protection and promotion of women's rights and freedoms on the Internet will be discussed at the event.

Following the summit, it is planned to adopt the Tashkent Declaration.

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