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Mongolia|politics|December 12, 2023 / 01:48 PM
Conference of Women Parliamentarians 2023 to take place in Ulaanbaatar

AKIPRESS.COM - The Standing Committee on State Structure of the Parliament, in cooperation with the UN Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Participation in Decision-making project, organized the First Conference of Women Parliamentarians on September 7, 2022.

The Conference of Women Parliamentarians 2023 is to be organized in Chinggis Khaan Hall at the State Palace on December 12, 2023, Montsame notes.

The First Conference of Women Parliamentarians focused on the international legal framework supporting women's political participation and women's political participation in Mongolia.

The participants of the 2023 Conference will discuss the implementation of the Declaration released by the Conference in 2022, ways to improve the results and measures to be taken in the future.

During the Conference, the book "Thousand Steps to Parliament", which reflects possibilities of increasing women's participation at the decision-making level, is to be presented.

A total of 3,445 candidates ran for eight parliamentary elections since the establishment of the permanent functioning parliament of Mongolia, of whom 25% were women. Out of the 608 elected parliament members, 10.7% were women, and 45 women were elected 65 times with overlapping counts. Of these, 10 women were elected twice or more, and the remaining 35 women were elected once.

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