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Athens, 16 March 2023

Parliament participates in 146th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly

The 146th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the 12+ Geopolitical Group Meeting took place from the 9th to the 13th of March in Manama, Bahrain. The Hellenic Parliament was represented by MPs Ioannis Mouzalas and Chara Kafantari.

The General Debate in the Plenary focused on promoting the peaceful coexistence of inclusive societies and fighting intolerance, in order to motivate parliamentary action in this field and at the end of the session a resolution was adopted. Furthermore, following a vote, a debate was held on an emergency item and a resolution was adopted on raising awareness and calling for action on the serious humanitarian crises affecting the peoples of Afghanistan, the Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine, Yemen and other countries.

The resolution on cyberattacks and cybercrimes by the Standing Committee on Peace and International Security and the resolution on parliamentary efforts in achieving negative carbon balances of forests by the Standing Committee on Sustainable Development were also adopted. 

Lastly, MP Chara Kafantari spoke at the meeting of the Forum of Women Parliamentarians. 


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