On 2 March 2023, Tenth meeting of the Commission on Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs under the theme “Cooperation among the TURKPA member countries in developing cross-border education in a post-pandemic situation to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goal on Quality Education” organized by the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic took place in online format.
The meeting was chaired by Mr. Aibek Osmonov, Chairman of the Commission, member of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic. Members of the Commission discussed the agenda items and exchanged views on the main theme of the meeting.
The participants emphasized the importance of cooperation in the sphere of education. The parties also touched on the significance of inclusion of classes about civil defence during earthquakes and other natural disasters at all stages of education.
In the course of the meeting, parliamentary experts shared the information concerning the experience of implementation of cross-border education in TURKPA member states.
One of the agenda items was dedicated to the discussion of the proposal on renaming the Commission into the “Commission on Education, Culture, Social and Humanitarian Affairs”.
The Commission approved the Report and Recommendations, as well as draft Model Law on “Cross-border high education” to be further submitted to the Twelfth Plenary Session to be held in April 2023 in Türkiye.