Viet Nam attends int’l conference of Asian political parties
A delegation of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) participated at the 6th Meeting of the Youth Wing and the 7th Meeting of the Women’s Wing of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) held in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar from August 5-7.
The meetings were themed "Youth participation in socio-political dialogue for socio-economic progress in the post-pandemic period" and "Advancing women's leadership to achieve a post-pandemic recovery on gender equality."
The events drew the participation of 18 political parties from 14 Asian countries, observers from regional and international parties and organizations, and diplomatic missions in Mongolia.
This year's ICAPP Youth Wing and Women's Wing, hosted by the Mongolian People's Party after a 4-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, aimed to promote the role of youth and women in the policy-making process of each country.
At the events, political parties exchanged ways to handle social challenges for young people and women in the post-pandemic period.
The conference unanimously adopted the "Ulan Bator Declaration", affirming political parties' solidarity in promoting youth and women's role in the development of society and implementing the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Mongolia Doan Khanh Tam participated in the abovementioned meetings.
The Vietnamese delegation briefed participants on the CPV's policies, guidelines, and achievements in youth and women's affairs.
Also, it affirmed that Viet Nam always attaches importance to the Party's external relations, emphasizing that the CPV, as a member of the ICAPP Standing Committee, actively supports the goals and activities of the ICAPP as well as those of its affiliated groups for peace, development, and prosperity of the region.
Besides, the delegation held bilateral meetings with political parties attending the conference to promote cooperation.
ICAPP is a forum for dialogue between more than 350 Asian political parties established in 2000. ICAPP has increasingly affirmed its position and expanded its members, cooperation fields, and participants./.