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Briefing for Member States on logistics in preparation for the forty-ninth session of the Commission on Population and Development

Overview

The special theme for the forty-ninth session of the Commission on Population and Development, which will take place during 11-15 April 2016, will be “Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda”. In preparation for the Commission, this briefing will inform member states of the weeks logistics.

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Briefing for Member States on substantive reports in preparation for the forty-ninth session of the Commission on Population and Development

Overview

The special theme for the forty-ninth session of the Commission on Population and Development, which will take place during 11-15 April 2016, will be “Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda”. In preparation for the Commission, this meeting will brief member states on the substantive reports.

Provisional Agenda

Opening remarks

  • Dr. Mwaba Patricia Kasese-Bota, Zambia

 

Presentations

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Briefing on the substantive reports of the Secretary-General that have been prepared for the fiftieth session of the Commission on Population and Development

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will hold a briefing on the substantive reports of the Secretary-General that have been prepared for the fiftieth session of the Commission. The meeting will be chaired by Her Excellency Alya Ahmed Saif Al-Thani (Qatar), Chair of the Commission.

Agenda

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Briefing on thematic reports of the Secretary-General held in preparation for the forty-eighth session of the Commission on Population and Development

Overview

The special theme for the forty-eighth session of the Commission on Population and Development, which will take place during 13-17 April 2015, will be “Realizing the future we want: Integrating population issues into sustainable development, including in the post-2015 development agenda”. In preparation for the Commission, this briefing will review the thematic reports of the Secretary-General that are under consideration by the Commission.

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Population Commission, twelfth session

Agenda

  1. Election of officers
  2. Adoption of the agenda
  3. The world demographic situation, with primary reference to fertility
  4. Population and economic and social development with special reference to developing countries.
  5. Progress of other demographic studies.
  6. Regional demographic activities.
  7. The world population census programme: evaluation and analysis of results
  8. Population conferences.
  9.  
    1. Progress of work during 1961-1962 in the field of population;
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Briefing on the substantive reports of the Secretary-General for the fifty-second session of the Commission on Population and Development

Overview

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will hold a briefing on the substantive reports of the Secretary-General that have been prepared for the fifty-second session of the Commission. The meeting will be chaired by His Excellency Mr. E. Courtenay Rattray (Jamaica), Chair-designate of the fifty-second session.
All interested members of delegations, representatives of non-governmental organizations and Secretariat staff are invited to attend.

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Briefing on organizational matters, logistics and NGO participation for the fifty-second session of the Commission on Population and Development

The Chair-designate of the Commission on Population and Development, His Excellency Mr. E. Courtenay Rattray (Jamaica), will hold a briefing on organizational matters, logistics and NGO participation for the fifty-second session of the Commission. All interested members of delegations, representatives of non-governmental organizations and Secretariat staff are invited to attend.

Provisional agenda

  • Opening Remarks

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Population Commission, fifth session

Agenda

  1. Election of officers
  2. Adoption of agenda
  3. Report of the Secretary-General
  4. Demographic aspects of technical assistance for economic development of under-developed areas
  5. Studies of the interrelationship of demographic, economic and social factors 
  6. Problems connected with 1950 censuses of population
  7. Improvement of migration statistics
  8. Migration studies and research
  9. Demographic Yearbook
  10. Possibilities for research on demographic aspects of employment and unemployment
  11. Other items
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