Commission on Population and Development, fifty-third session (2020)

Advisory

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and the inability to hold in-person meetings at the United Nations, the formal meetings of the 53rd session of the Commission, originally scheduled for 30 March – 3 April 2020, could not be held. Informal meetings and consultations on draft proposals were convened virtually by the Chair. In accordance with Economic and Social Council decisions 2020/205, 2020/206 and 2020/219, outcomes of the fifty-third session were adopted via silence procedure. The work of the session was concluded on 10 July 2020.

New York

July 2020

Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development

 

Members of the Commission

 

Bureau members: 

  • H.E. Mr. Christian Braun (Luxembourg) - Western European and Others Group (WEOG) (Chair);
  • Ms. Yuliana Angelova (Bulgaria) - Eastern-European Group (Vice-Chair);
  • Mrs. Mariame Fofana (Burkina Faso) - African Group (Vice-Chair);
  • Ms. Roshelle Henry (Jamaica) - Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) (Vice-Chair);
  • Mr. Junya Nakano (Japan) - Asia-Pacific Group (Vice-Chair)

 

Compilation of minutes of meetings of the Bureau

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-second session, held the first meeting of its fifty-third 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 the Chair and one Vice-Chair were elected at the first meeting; therefore the Commission will resume agenda item 1 at its second meeting on 30 March 2020, in order to elect the Chair and other Bureau members for the 53rd session.

 

Draft decision on election of officers of the fifty-third session of the Commission on Population and Development (E/CN.9/2020/L.3)

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

Provisional agenda for the fifty-third session of the Commission (E/CN.9/2020/1)

Organization of work of the session (E/CN.9/2020/L.1)

Agenda item 3: General debate

Report of the Secretary-General - Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development (E/CN.9/2020/2

Report of the Secretary-General - Programmes and interventions for the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development in the context of population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development (E/CN.9/2020/3

Report of the Secretary-General - 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.9/2020/4

Draft decision on special themes for the fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth sessions of the Commission on Population and Development (E/CN.9/2020/L.4)

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

Report of the Secretary-General - World demographic trends (E/CN.9/2020/5

Report of the Secretary-General - Programme implementation and progress of work in the field of population in 2019: Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (E/CN.9/2020/6

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

Provisional agenda for the fifty-fourth session of the Commission (E/CN.9/2020/L.2/Rev.1

Future role and organization of the Commission on Population and Development

Agenda item 6

Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-third session  (E/2020/25 - E/CN.9/2020/7)

Country statements and explanations of position