127th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union – October 24, 2012 (Part 2 of 5)

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127th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union – October 24, 2012 (Part 2 of 5)

The Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union holds a special committee focusing on United Nations affairs, October 24, 2012. Delegates observe United Nations Day by debating the following question: “Does the UN take ‘Democracy’ seriously enough?”

The participants are Elisabeth Spehar (director of the Europe division of the UN’s Department of Political Affairs), Simon Dieuseul Desras (president of the Senate in the Parliament of Haiti), David Ximens (member of the Timor-Leste Parliament), and Hans Correll (former UN undersecretary-general for legal affairs).