PABSEC Participation in the 2022 Parliamentary Hearings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union at the UN, New York, 17-18 February 2022

PABSEC Participation in the 2022 Parliamentary Hearings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union at the UN, New York, 17-18 February 2022

On 17-18 February 2022, Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, participated in the 2022 Parliamentary Hearings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union at the UN in New York, which was attended by hundreds of parliamentarians from 65 IPU member parliaments, also by representatives of international organizations, experts and senior officials.

The two-day event was dedicated to the topic “Building Political Commitment and Inclusive Responses to Sustainable Recovery”.

Mr. Abdullah Shahid, President of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, and Mr. Duarte Pacheco, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, addressed the Opening.

Along the four sessions were discussed such issues, as growing economic inequalities as a threat to sustainable development, building on the past to improve the future, the rights of indigenous peoples, migrants and other vulnerable groups, gender equality in decision-making, as a key to sustainable recovery, making good on climate change commitments.

During the discussions, the panelists stressed the importance of the common goals of the UN and the IPU in the framework of multilateral global cooperation, also the role of parliaments in addressing topical global issues and in implementing the UN resolutions. The need to strengthen the synergy was emphasized, especially during global crises such as pandemic and climate change.

On the sidelines of the event, the PABSEC Secretary General met with Mr. Martin Chungong, Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. The two high officials discussed issues of common interest and exchanged information about the ongoing activities. Mr. Hajiyev invited Mr. Chungong to the 59th PABSEC General Assembly, to be held in June 2022.

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PABSEC President

H.E. Mr. Vyacheslav VOLODIN
H.E. Mr. Vyacheslav VOLODIN
(Russian Federation)
PABSEC Vice-President
 Mr. Eldar GULIYEV
 Mr. Eldar GULIYEV
Mr. Eldar GULIYEV
(Republic of Azerbaijan)
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Mr. David SERGEENKO
Mr. David SERGEENKO
Mr. David SERGEENKO
(Georgia)
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Mr. Lorant-Zoltan SAS
Mr. Lorant-Zoltan SAS
Mr. Lorant-Zoltan SAS
(Romania)
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Mr. Igor BECIC
Mr. Igor BECIC
Mr. Igor BECIC
(Republic of Serbia)
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Mr. Cemal ÖZTÜRK
Mr. Cemal ÖZTÜRK
Mr. Cemal ÖZTÜRK
(Republic of Türkiye)
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Ms. Anna PURTOVA
Ms. Anna PURTOVA
Ms. Anna PURTOVA
(Ukraine)
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Mr. Musa GULIYEV
Mr. Musa GULIYEV
Mr. Musa GULIYEV
(Republic of Azerbaijan)
Chairman of the PABSEC Cultural, Educational and Social  Affairs Committee
 

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Mr. Petar KANEV
Mr. Petar KANEV
Mr. Petar KANEV
(Republic of Bulgaria)
Head of the PABSEC Bulgarian Delegation
Chairmen of the Economic, Commercial, and Financial Affairs Committee
Member of the Legal and Political Affairs Committee
 

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Chairman of the PABSEC Committee
Mrs. Roberta Alma ANASTASE
Mrs. Roberta Alma ANASTASE
Mrs. Roberta Alma ANASTASE
(Romania)
Chairperson of the Legal and Political Affairs Committee
 

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PABSEC Secretary General
Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV
Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV
Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV
(Republic of Azerbaijan)
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