2013 Geremek Award honors Aung San Suu Kyi
Political activist from Myanmar/Burma Aung San Suu Kyi is honored with the Community of Democracies’ Geremek Award during 7th Ministerial Conference in Ulaanbaatar.
In a joint statement presented to the participants of the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies, three UN Special Rapporteurs called on the CD Participating States to make every effort to advance issues pertaining to the rights to freedom of opinion and expression, peaceful assembly, and association in all human rights arenas.
The VII Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on April 27- 29, 2013. As during previous ministerial gathering, a Ministerial Declaration, reflecting recent developments within the Community and its plans, was adopted.
High-level representatives of the Asian states participating in the Community of Democracies held a meeting during the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community in Ulaanbaatar, officially launching the Asian Democracy Network (ADN).
In his closing remarks to the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies in Ulaanbaatar, the President of Mongolia, H.E. Mr. T. Elbegdorj, re-affirmed his country’s commitment to the Community of Democracies and called on the gathered governments to follow suit.