ASEM Conference: Union Minister Attended ASEM Conference

7 September 2018

Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr, Win Myat Aye participated in the second day of ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Conference on ‘Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons’ held at Four Seasons Hotel, Seoul, Republic of Korea, on Thursday.  

At the conference long term care for older persons in Asia-Europe member countries; improving technology and techniques country wise; reducing and eliminating ignorance and discrimination against older persons in social, economic, politics and job; older persons and care givers to understand laws and rules on rights of older persons and to implement research on sharing good practices and information on increasing rights of older persons among ASEM member countries and older persons to have full rights, self-determination and participation were discussed and decided upon.

Myanmar will cooperate with ASEM Global Ageing Center in conducting research works on ignoring, using and poverty of older persons to implement older persons to live in a dignified way and to have full rights, it is learnt.