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Forty-fifth session (23 - 27 April 2012)

VENUE: Conference Room 2 of the North Lawn Building
             Working Group - Conference Room 5


Adolescents and youth

Bureau members

Chairperson: Ambassador Hasan Kleib (Indonesia), Vice Chairpersons: Ms. Martina Težak Budišic (Croatia), Mr. William A. Awinador-Kanyirige (Ghana), Mr. Pius Wennubst (Switzerland) and Mr. Sérgio Rodrigues dos Santos (Brazil)

Keynote speakers and addresses

Andrew Mason
      Adolescents and youth: their numbers and economic roles

Shireen Jejeebhoy
      Ensuring the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth: Have we kept the promises we made?

George Patton
      The promise and potential of adolescent and youth health

Official documentation and introductory statements

Opening Statements

Statement:  Ban-Ki moon, Secretary-General for the United Nations

Statement:  H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the General Assembly (delivered by H.E. Ms. Marjon Kamara, Acting President of the General Assembly)

Statement:  Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs (delivered by Jomo Kawame Sundaram, Assistant-Secretary-General for Economic Development)

Statement:  Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Agenda Item 1

Agenda Item 2

  • E/CN.9/2012/L.1 - Note by the Secretariat containing the organization of work of the forty-fifth session of the Commission 
              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

  • E/CN.9/2012/3 - Report of the Bureau of the Commission on Population and Development on its intersessional meetings 
              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

Agenda Item 3

  • E/CN.9/2012/1 - Letter dated 24 May 2011 from the Chargé d'affaires of the Permanent Mission of Indonesia
    to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General

              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

StatementBela Hovy, Chief, Migration Section, Population Division

StatementWerner Haug, Director, Technical Division, UNFPA

  • E/CN.9/2012/5 - Report of the Secretary-General on monitoring of population programmes, focusing on adolescents and youth 
              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

StatementJose Miguel Guzman, Chief, Population and Development Branch, UNFPA

  • E/CN.9/2012/6 - Report of the Secretary-General on the flow of financial resources for assisting
    in the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population
    and Development 
              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

Agenda Item 4

Agenda Item 5

Statement: by H.E. Luis Alfonso de Alba, Vice President of the Economic and Social Council

Agenda Item 6

Statement: Cheryl Sawyer, Population Affairs Officer, Population Division

  • E/CN.9/2012/7 - Report of the Secretary-General on Programme implementation and progress of work
    in the field of population in 2011: Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

  • E/CN.9/2012/CRP.1 - Proposed strategic framework for the period 2014-2015: Subprogramme 5, Population, of programme 7, Economic and social affairs

Agenda Item 7

  • E/CN.9/2012/L.2 - Note by the Secretariat containing the Provisional agenda for the forty-sixth session of the Commission 
              [Arabic]  [Chinese]  [English]  [French]  [Russian]  [Spanish]

Agenda Item 8

Country statements

Agenda item 3
  Belgium   Finland   Russian Federation    
  China   Germany   Sweden    
  Cuba   Indonesia        
  European Union   Norway        

Agenda item 4

Algeria   El Salvador   Nigeria    

Angola   Finland   Norway    
  Argentina   Gabon   Pakistan    
  Australia   Gambia   Peru    
  Bangladesh   Germany   Philippines    
  Belarus   Ghana   Poland    
  Benin   Guatemala   Portugal    
  Bolivia   Holy See   Republic of Moldova    
  Botswana   Indonesia   Russian Federation    
  Brazil   Iran   Senegal    
  Burkina Faso   Israel   South Africa    
  Canada   Jamaica   Swaziland    
  Chad   Japan   Switzerland    
  Chile   Jordan   Trinidad and Tobago    
  China   Kenya   Tunisia    
  Colombia   Malawi   Uganda    
  Croatia   Malaysia   United Arab Emirates    
  Cuba   Malta   United States    
  Denmark   Mexico   Uruguay    
  Dominican Republic   Nepal   Uzbekistan    
  Democratic Republic of the Congo   Netherlands   Zambia    
Agenda item 5
  Algeria   Cote d'Ivoire   Israel    
  Belarus   European Union        
  Brazil   Indonesia        
Agenda item 6
  China   Norway        
  Indonesia   United States        
Agenda item 8
  Belgium   Guatemala   Poland    
  Chile   Holy See   Russian Federation    
  China   Hungary   Tunisia    
  Costa Rica   Malta   Uganda    
  Egypt   New Zealand   United States    

UN system statements


ECA - Item 3   ESCAP - Item 5    


ECA - Item 4   UNAIDS - Item 4    


ECLAC - Item 4   UNESCO - Item 4    


ECLAC - Item 6   UN Women - Item 4    


ESCWA - Item 4   WHO - Item 4    

IGO/NGO statements

AARP Endeavour Forum   Mision Mujer Soroptimist International
Action Canada Family Care International   Red de Salud de las Mujeres VIFAC
Advocates for Youth Forum for Women and Development   Red Mujeres World Mission Foundation 
Amnesty International International Association of Applied Psychology   Rutgers WPF  
Baha'i International IPAS   Shirkat Gah Women's Resource Centre  
Center for Reproductive Rights IPPF   Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues  

Closing statements

Statement:  Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Assistant-Secretary-General for Economic Development

Statement:  Werner Haug, Director, Technical Division, UNFPA, on behalf of Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund

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