Romanian MPs Mircia Giurgiu, Ioan Stan, Oana Manolescu and members on the Leading Board of the Romanian Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Marius Rogin, head of the Romanian MP delegation at the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Parliamentary Assembly will attend Thursday and Friday a parliamentary conference on the ongoing world economic downturn organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Union at the UN headquarters in Geneva.
Included on the agenda are themed debates, hearings and roundtable talks that will also be attended by officials of the United Nations, the Bretton Woods institutions and G-20.
The MPs informs in a press release that the discussions will not focus only on the current financial problems, but they will also regard overall macroeconomic aspects applicable in the long run, as well as employment, social development and multilateral development. The conference is to underline the role of parliaments in overcoming the crisis at a national and international level.
Invited to attend the conference are delegations from national parliaments of the IPU member states, delegations of regional parliamentary organisations that are IPU associate members, as well as officials of international and regional parliamentary organisations.