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16/October/2021   Parliament

Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament 2022 is planned to be held in Samarkand

TASHKENT, October 16. /“Dunyo” IA/. Uzbekistan delegation led by the Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbayeva took part in the plenary session “The mission of women in the development of diplomacy of peace and trust” of the Third Eurasian Women’s Forum in Russia’s Saint Petersburg, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.

The meeting was attended by about 350 delegates from 110 countries, including women parliamentarians from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Gabon, Mozambique, Mongolia, Moldova, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Zimbabwe and Iran, heads of international and non-governmental organizations, representatives of the business community, public and academic organizations.

Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko opened the plenary session of the Eurasian Women’s Forum.

The participants discussed the consequences of the pandemic in the realization of women’s rights and opportunities, issues of ensuring gender equality, increasing the role of women in solving socio-economic and humanitarian problems, as well as strengthening international cooperation.

The Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbayeva addressed the event. The Head of the upper house of the Parliament of Uzbekistan informed the participants about the key results of reforms and transformations carried out under the leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, political initiatives, as well as a set of measures to empower women in the country.

The participants of the plenary session are invited to the 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament, to be held in 2022 in Samarkand.

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