UN Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs,
with support from the UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
Regional Conferences: 3 to Go Preparations are in their final stages for three up-coming regional population conferences. The Conferences will provide an opportunity to review experiences over the last 10 years and to formulate regional positions for the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development. European Population Conference The European Population Conference, which includes Europe and North America, will be held from 23-26 March 1993 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The agenda comprises international migration, fertility and the family, health and mortality, population growth and age structure, and international cooperation in population. The Conference is jointly sponsored by the European Economic Commission, the Council of Europe and UNFPA. Arab Population Conference The Arab Population Conference will take place in Amman, Jordan from 4 - 8 April 1993, and is co-sponsored by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the League of Arab States and UNFPA. The Conference will include a three-day expert group meeting followed by two-day ministerial meeting. The following topics will be addressed: population policies and programmes; international migration; family planning, health and family well-being; population, environment and development; changing population growth and structures; population distribution and internal migration; and women and development. The Latin American and Caribbean Regional Population and Development Conference Mexico will host the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Population and Development Conference, scheduled for 29 April - 4 May 1993, which is being jointly organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and UNFPA. A host of issues including population growth and distribution, population/ development environment linkages, population policies and programmes, women and population dynamics, family planning, health and family well-being and international migration will be discussed.