Mongolian mission to UN organized seminar on gender equality and women empowerment

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolia is chairing the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in 2016. On March 17, Permanent mission of Mongolia to the United Nations along with the UNDP and the Community of Democracies (CoD) organized “Gender Equality and Empowering Women” themed seminar in New York.

Ambassador and the permanent representative S.Sukhbold highlighted the growing role and contribution of regional organizations in ensuring gender equality and women empowerment. He mentioned that this seminar is a part of the events planned throughout the year, in anticipation of the “Democratic Transition in Asia” to take place in Ulaanbaatar on March 21 and 22, the democracy conference expected I Stockholm this November and other events in New York and Geneva.

Present were, the representatives of the European Council, ASEAN, the regional integrations of African, Arab and Latin American countries and Americas.