Today, on May 13, 2022, at the first meeting of the Dialogue of Women of the States of Central Asia and Russia, the participants emphasized the relevance of holding the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the States of Central Asia and the Russian Federation and the Dialogue of Women of the States of Central Asia and the Russian Federation to promote interethnic dialogue and strengthen the culture of peace.
During the event, the participants discussed the work of the first year of the Dialogue under the chairmanship of Turkmenistan, considered the experience of regional coalitions of women leaders in expanding the participation and leadership of women, identified priority areas for the Dialogue in 2022 and prospects for its institutional development.
The participants also emphasized the importance of the policy and progress made by the states of Central Asia and the Russian Federation over the past 30 years in achieving gender equality and increasing the participation of women in state and public life.
Speaking about plans for the coming period, the participants spoke in favor of holding various events on the topics of women's political activities, including issues of peace and security, increasing their economic opportunities, protecting their rights and interests in the Central Asian countries.
Within the framework of the meeting, the results of the first Dialogue of Women of the States of Central Asia and the Russian Federation were summed up and the Declaration of the Dialogue of Women of the States of Central Asia and Russia was adopted.
In addition, the Work Plan of the Dialogue of Women in Central Asia for 2022 was signed. The plan was signed by: Chairman of the Committee on Social and Cultural Development of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Jamilya Nurmanbetova, Deputy Toraga of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic Jamilya Isayeva, Chairman of the Committee on Women and Family Affairs under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Khilolbi Kurbonzoda, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gulshat Mammedova, Chairman of the Senate Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Tanzila Narbaeva.
At the end of the meeting, the participants expressed gratitude to Turkmenistan for the initiative to hold the Dialogue of Women of the Central Asian States and Russia and for the warm hospitality.