2044
IPU Meeting to Focus on Extremism
National

IPU Meeting to Focus on Extremism

A parliamentarian has said the campaign against terrorism and religious extremism, which are major global threats, will be one of the main themes to be discussed in this year’s Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference in Geneva, Switzerland.  
Moayed Hosseini Sadr said the 131st IPU Assembly will be held from 12 to 16 October and Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani will attend the meeting.
He added it is expected that about 35 parliament speakers along with other high-profile parliamentary delegations will take part in the conference, IRNA quoted him as saying. The lawmaker also said the Iranian delegation will comprise seven MPs including one woman.
Established in 1889 the union is the focal point for worldwide parliamentary dialogue.  The IPU works closely with the United Nations. It also cooperates with international intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations.  
The IPU includes 145 parliament member states which convene assemblies twice a year (in the spring and autumn) every time in a different country. The organization is financed primarily by its members and has its headquarters in Geneva.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/oVWGFa

You can also read ...

Russian Call for Iran’s Withdrawal From Syria Denied
Sources in Syria’s presidential office have denied media...
9 Dead, Dozens Critical After Consuming Poisonous Mushrooms
The death toll from eating poisonous wild mushrooms in several...
Leader Donates Money to Free Prisoners
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei...
US Ploys Fall by the Wayside
In trying to isolate Iran by withdrawing from the...
Experts Measure Rouhani’s Track Record
In May 2017, Hassan Rouhani, a cleric running on a moderate...
Officials from EU countries that remain committed to the deal have said it would be disastrous if EU efforts fail to preserve it.
A senior official said EU officials' contradictory remarks on...
No Dual Citizen in Executive Branch
There are no dual citizens in the executive branch, a lawmaker...

Trending

Googleplus