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Next Steps

The world faces a series of tightly linked crises – climate, water, food. The world faces a “perfect storm” of crises.

Countries and people – affluent, emerging and developing alike – have to work together to meet the challenges. That’s the point of action-oriented agreements like the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), and the Millennium Development Goals.

The Maputo Declaration 2004 points the way forward on these linked challenges:

Health Centre director Chantal Gahonga explains family planning methods to health promoters.

Health Centre director Chantal Gahonga explains family planning methods to health promoters, Rwanda.
Photo: UNFPA

 

UNFPA’s strategy has three core areas:

Read more about UNFPA.