2010 Trans-Asian Parliamentary Forum


3 May 2010

Baku. Viktoriya Dementyeva - APA. In light of Kazakhstan's 2010 Chairmanship, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan are holding the Second Trans-Asian Parliamentary Forum in Almaty, on 14-16 May 2010, APA reports.

The theme of the forum is "The OSCE Eurasian Dimension" and will include parliamentarians from OSCE participating States, Mediterranean and Asian partner countries, as well as parliamentarians from China and Pakistan, who will participate as guests.

The agenda of the forum includes pressing issues on regional security (including Afghanistan, terrorism and disarmament), economic concerns (trade, resource management, environmental issues), and the human dimension (religious tolerance, political development, freedom of the media, drug trafficking, trafficking in human beings and gender equality). There will also be a discussion of the crisis in Kyrgyzstan and its implications for parliamentary democracy.



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