Following the official visit to Japan, Chairman of the State Great Hural (Parliament) Mr. Miyegombo ENKHBOLD headed for the Republic of Bangladesh to attend the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union that commenced in Dhaka on April 1, 2017.
In the frameworks, Chairman M.Enkhbold participated in the Meeting with the Chairpersons of the geopolitical groups and Presidents of standing committees, where attendees considered the accretion of women and young parliamentarians’ participation in the Governing council, Executive committee, Standing committee and other structural units. Besides, annual report improvements from member states on implementation the IPU resolution and decree as well as crucial issues including human rights and conflict mitigation in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Venezuela and Cambodia.
During the Meeting, Chairman M.Enkhbold addressed the audience representing the Asia-Pacific group and in his speech Mr. Enkhbold stressed the necessity of the accretion of young parliamentarians’ participation in the IPU, which is as low as 10 percent, who are under the age of 45. Moreover, his initiation to elect a regional representative responsible on collecting reports from parliaments and deliver to the IPU was backed by Chairpersons of the geopolitical groups and Presidents of standing committees.
The Inter-Parliamentary Union was established in Paris in 1889. The national parliaments of 171 countries are members of the IPU, and 11 regional parliamentary assemblies are associate members. Mongolia joined the IPU in 1962.
Press and Public Relations Department of the State Great Hural of Mongolia