Union Ministries discuss work procedure for conflict-related violence committee

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye delivers the speech at the second coordination meeting of National Committee on Prevention and Response to Conflict- Related Sexual Violence in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye delivers the speech at the second coordination meeting of National Committee on Prevention and Response to Conflict- Related Sexual Violence in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

The National Committee on Prevention and Response to Conflict- Related Sexual Violence held their second coordination meeting (2/2019) at the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Committee Chairman and Union Minister, Dr Win Myat Aye, said our country simultaneously handles conflict-related sexual violence and promotes better opportunities for women. He said Myanmar submits reports on human rights together with other countries of the world. He said the work procedure drafted from the first meeting on 3 April was sent to numerous departments. The suggestions sent back were collected and was discussed at the meeting yesterday.
The ministry has formed the work committee comprised of directors from relevant departments and led by the Director-General of the Social Welfare Department. He called for the attendees to review the draft work procedure and subtract or add in anything necessary to it.
The Union Minister said the UN Special Representative Office in Nay Pyi Taw and the UN Country Team will support designing the Joint Communique. In addition, UNFPA will act as a focal point, he said.
He urged the attendees to openly voice their opinions and suggestions.
Next, committee members and and other officials discussed draft work procedure and provided suggestions as to what to add, take out or amend to it. —MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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