Commission on Population and Development, fifty-second session (2019)

Date: 
01 April 2019 to 05 April 2019

Review and appraisal of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 

Members of the Commission

Bureau members

  • H.E. Mr. Courtenay Rattray, (Jamaica) - Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) (Chair)

  • Ms. Yuliana Angelova (Bulgaria) - Eastern-European Group (Vice-Chair)

  • Mr. René Lauer, (Luxembourg) - Western European and Others Group (WEOG) (Vice-Chair)

  • Mr. Saidu Nallo, (Sierra Leone) - African Group (Vice-Chair)

  • Ms. Leila C. Lora-Santos, (Philippines) - Asia-Pacific Group (Vice-Chair)

Resolutions and decisions

  • Draft declaration on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (E/CN.9/2019/L.3)
  • Special theme for the fifty-fourth session of the Commission on Population and Development in 2021 (E/CN.9/2019/L.5
 
Country statements after adoption of the political declaration

 

Opening statements 

Keynote statement

Agenda item 1: Election of officers

In accordance with Economic and Social Council decision 2005/213 of 31 March 2005, the Commission, immediately following the closure of the fifty-first session, held the first meeting of its fifty-second session for the sole purpose of electing a new Chair and other members of the Bureau, in accordance with rule 15 of the rules of procedure of the functional commissions of the Council. Only one Bureau member was elected at the first meeting; therefore the Commission will resume agenda item 1 at its second meeting on 1 April 2019, in order to elect the Chair and other Bureau members for the 52nd session. 

Agenda item 2: Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters

Provisional agenda for the fifty-second session of the Commission (E/CN.9/2019/1)

Organization of work of the session (E/CN.9/2019/L.1/REV.1)

Agenda item 3: General debate

(a) Actions for the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development at the global, regional and national levels;

(b) Review and appraisal of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Report of the Secretary-General on the review and appraisal of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/CN.9/2019/2)

Report of the Secretary-General on monitoring of population programmes, focusing on review and appraisal of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/CN.9/2019/3)

Report of the Secretary-General on the flow of financial resources for assisting in the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (E/CN.9/2019/4)

 

High-level interactive panel: Key findings and recommendations of the regional conferences on population and development

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon

  • Moderator: Ms. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund [Concept note]

Panelists:

  • H.E. Robert Chakanda, Deputy Minister, Planning and Economic Development, Sierra Leone 
  • H.E. Juan Antonio A. Perez III, Undersecretary for Population and Development and Executive Director Commission on Population and Development, The Philippines
  • Dr. Abla Amawi, Secretary General, Higher Population Council, Jordan 
  • H.E. Gloria Montenegro Figueroa, Ministra, Ministerio de la Mujer y Poblaciones Vulnerables, Peru 
  • H.E. Andrei Dapkiunas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Belarus

Expert panel and interactive discussion

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 3:00 - 4.30 p.m.

  • Moderator: Fred Pearce, Author and Journalist
  • Panelist: Alex Ezeh, Professor and founding director, African Population and Health research Center
  • Panelist: María Antonieta Alcalde, Director of advocacy, International Planned Parenthood Federation
  • Panelist: Leiwen Jiang, Professor and founding director, Asian demographic research institute at Shanghai University. Senior Associate of the Population Council.
  • Panelist: Rudelmar Bueno de Faria, General Secretary, ACT Alliance

Country statements (Available here)

IGO and NGO statements (Available here)

Agenda item 4: Programme implementation and future programme of work of the Secretariat in the field of population

Report of the Secretary-General on the programme implementation and progress of work in the field of population in 2018: Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (E/CN.9/2019/5)

Statement by Ms. Cheryl Sawyer, Senior Population Affairs Officer, Population Division / DESA

Country statements

IGO statement

Agenda item 5: Provisional agenda for the fifty-third session of the Commission

Provisional agenda for the fifty-third session of the Commission (E/CN.9/2019/L.2)

Country statements

 

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