Parliamentarians from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines, with support from the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, are participating in the Beyond ICPD and the MDGs: NGOs Strategizing for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region meeting organized by the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW) in collaboration with UNFPA being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Hon Dame Carol Anne Kidu, MP from Papua New Guinea, will make the closing address.
Entries in Beyond 2014 (9)
2012 Regional Consultations for Latin American and Caribbean Region on Beyond ICPD and the MDGs: NGOs Strategising for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region
"ICPD Beyond 2014 is the official website for the UNFPA-led global review process of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action. This site details the progress of the Cairo vision to improve the lives of all people. ICPD Beyond 2014 aims to consolidate comprehensive information and personal reflections about the continuing relevance of the PoA. The site is open for engagement and contributions from our partners, stakeholders, and the general public."
The site includes information about the Young Parliamentarians Meeting as well as a recent interview of Francois Farah, the UNFPA Representative in Romania and Country Director for Moldova, Serbia and Macedonia entitled ‘Human Dignity has no Timeline’.
Please visit the ICPD Beyond 2014 website at http://icpdbeyond2014.org/.
UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015/ICPD Beyond 2014 – the Global Context Gita Sen, Professor, Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, gave a presentation on the UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015/ICPD Beyond 2014 – the Global Context. She pointed out the challenge of three global process taking place simultaneously, ie Rio + 20, with its High-Level Meeting in 2012; ICPD Beyond 2014; and the 15 year review of the MDGs and what will follow them.
UNFPA held a 2-day ICPD Beyond 2014 Civil Society Stakeholder Group Consultation in Istanbul, Turkey, on 9-10 December 2011. It provided an opportunity for some 50 representatives of Civil Society and Youth Organizations to be informed and to share information about the ICPD beyond 2014 operational review process; to discuss its component parts; and to identify thematic issues for consideration. In addition, it gave CSOs and Youth Organizations an opportunity to get feedback as to how they can be involved more effectively in the process.
UNFPA is requesting your participation in the CSO Stakeholder Survey for ICPD Beyond 2014.
General Assembly Resolution 65/234 on the follow-up to the ICPD beyond 2014 calls on UNFPA, in cooperation with all relevant organizations of the UN system and other relevant international organizations, to “undertake an operational review of the implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) on the basis of the highest-quality data and analysis of the state of population and development, taking into account the need for a systematic, comprehensive and integrated approach to population and development issues”.
The adoption at the 65th Session of the General Assembly of resolution A/65/234 in December 2010 marked the start of the process towards the 20-year review of the implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which will culminate in the Special Session of the 69th Session of the General Assembly. It also provides the focus for ICPD beyond 2014.
UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today welcomed a decision by the United Nations General Assembly to extend the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) beyond 2014.