Uruguay to advocate rejuvenating seats at Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting

A delegation of Uruguayan legislators will attend the 143rd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (UIP), to be held in Madrid from November 24 to 30, with the aim of promoting "the presence of young people" in the Chambers, said Uruguay's vice-president Beatriz Argimón.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL   "We will vote on the action plan which concerns, among other things, fostering the presence of young people in Parliaments, something that the Uruguayan Parliament promptly endorsed, the UIP raised it, so we have high expectations," said Argimón, the president of the General Assembly, at the end of a public event on Monday (22).

Argimón pointed out that in the meeting she held a few days ago with Spanish deputies Ana Pastor (Partido Popular, center-right) and Gloria Elizo (Podemos, left) during their visit to Uruguay, both highlighted the country's "solid democracy" image . . .

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