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Parliamentarians Work To Have Voices Heard At U.N.

Inter Press Service: Legislators Seek Rightful Place at U.N. Talkfests
“When the United Nations hosts one of its mega conferences — whether on population, human rights, food security or sustainable development — there is always a demand for full and active participation of often-marginalized groups, including women, civil society, indigenous peoples and youth. But some of the world’s parliamentarians — who help implement most of the U.N.’s programs of action through national legislation — are also battling to find their rightful place at international conferences…” (Deen, 3/12).

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