Minister for Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg met with the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Youth of Canada on November 20, 2023, and exchanged views on policies and activities of two countries directed to advance women’s rights and gender equality.
Minister B.Battsetseg noted that the Government of Mongolia attaches high importance in increasing women’s participation in decision-making as well as capacity building, and informed about recently launched #She4He initiative. In addition, Minister B.Battsetseg has extended an invitation to Minister Marci Ien to attend the “World Women’s Forum” to be held in Ulaanbaatar in 2024.
Minister Marci Ien briefed about Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA Plus), an analytical tool used to support the development of responsive and inclusive policies and programs in Canada.
During the meeting, both sides expressed their willingness to continue cooperation in addressing common challenges of women working at decision-making level and further enhancement of active participation of women and girls, and their leadership.