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THE FIRST EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING OF THE ASIAN PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY DISCUSSES THE DRAFT RESOLUTIONS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Preparied By:​ NA001 ​ Date: (10/3/2017 1:30:47 AM )

Phnom Penh October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 is the second day of the First Executive Council Meeting of the 10th APA Plenary Session hosted by Cambodian parliament at Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel and Residence.

H.E. Dr. Nguon Nhel, Second Vice President of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Organizing Committee has continued to lead the meeting this morning. Parliamentary delegations of the APA members has moved on the discussion on ten Draft Resolutions of the Standing Committee on Social and Cultural Affairs as follow:
- Draft Resolution on Measures to Promote Cultural Diversity and Protect Cultural Heritage in Asia
- Draft Resolution on Asian Integration through Information and Communication Technology
- Draft Resolution on Collaboration on Health Equity in Asia
- Draft Resolution on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in Asia
- Draft Resolution on Asian Parliamentarians Against Corruption
- Draft Resolution on APA Women Parliamentarians
- Draft Resolution on Promoting Inter-Faith Dialogue and Harmony among World Religions
- Draft Resolution on Legal and Legislative Cooperation in Combating the Smuggling of Cultural Items in Asia
- Draft Resolution on Effective Cooperation in Combating Illicit Drug Trafficking in Asia
- Draft Resolution on Humanitarian Aid to Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Myanmar on the Verge of the Humanitarian Catastrophe
Please be informed that this First Executive Council Meeting of the 10th APA Plenary Session has examined and discussed the Draft Resolutions from four Standing Committee of APA including:
- Seven Draft Resolution of the Standing Committee on Political Affairs
- Six Draft Resolutions of the Standing Committee on Economics and Sustainable Development
- One Draft Resolution of the Standing Committee on Staff and Financial Regulations
- Ten Draft Resolutions of the Standing Committee on Social and Cultural Affairs

Twenty-six APA member countries, now attending the First Executive Council Meeting in Phnom Penh, are Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bengladesh, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Saudia Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, and Cambodia. The working result of this meeting will be forwarded to the Second Executive Council Meeting of the 10th APA Plenary Session in Turkey in the late 2017. Turkish parliament is assumed to hold the next presidency of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly.

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