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PM Pashinyan participates in the opening of the second Summit for Democracy


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Today, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan participated in the plenary session of the official opening of the second Summit for Democracy. The summit is held at the initiative of the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, in an online format.

Leaders of more than 100 countries, as well as representatives of civil society and international democratic institutions, are participating in the second Summit for Democracy. The co-host countries for the event are the United States of America, Costa Rica, the Netherlands, Republic of Korea and Zambia. The plenary session started with the welcome speeches of the leaders of these countries. UN Secretary General António Guterres also made an opening speech.

Within the agenda of the summit, thematic panel discussions are planned, which are about the fulfillment of the commitments of the first Summit for Democracy, the challenges that threaten democracy, as well as democratic values: ensuring governance accountability, rule of law, protection of human rights, freedom of the press, inclusive economic growth and other topics.

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