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World Assembly of Parliamentarians for Life established

.- For the first time in history, more than a hundred parliamentarians and governors from 17 countries have joined together to work for the defense of life, with the creation in Chile of the World Assembly of Parliamentarians for Life.

Lola Velarde, president of the European Network of the Institute for Family Policy, this is “a point of inflection in the work for life at the worldwide level.”

“At the Institute for Family Policy we not only encourage and celebrate this event, we also actively collaborate in its continuity and expansion to other countries and multi-national organizations,” she said.

The ceremony was held and the University of Santo Tomas in Chile, with more than 400 people in attendance, in addition to parliamentarians, mayors, pro-life leaders and young people.

According to the Institute, the World Assembly of Parliamentarians for Life will be led by Argentinean Senator Liliana Negre.  The opening day of the Assembly was marked by a round-table discussion on successful efforts to defend life in Latin America.


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