ICPD25: engaging civil society
UNFPA launches Nairobi Summit Newsletter
We have received the following:
Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Tim Thomas and I am consulting for UNFPA as the CSO/NGO Focal Point for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. The Summit will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development and will be co-convened by UNFPA, with the Governments of Kenya and Denmark. My task is to engage with you in the lead-up to this Summit.
Save the date! Nairobi Summit for ICPD25: Accelerating the Promise/Launch of Summit website
UNFPA has launched the Nairobi Summit Newsletter. (See below)
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On the road to Nairobi
Civil Society welcomes the Political Declaration adopted at UN meeting on 25th Anniversary of International Conference on Population and Development
The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 will take place on 12-14 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
CPD52 - draft declaration - update on silence procedure
Civil society organisations attending the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD) welcome the unanimously agreed historic political declaration at the beginning of its meeting at the United Nations in New York, 1-5 April 2019.
Discussions on revised text for CPD political declaration
In the email below, the Chair has confirmed that the silence has not been broken and that the text of the draft declaration will be adopted on 1 April 1 in the opening session of the CPD:
Next version of Political Declaration for CPD now available
The chair conducted the revised text for the political declaration, (See: Next version of Political Declaration for CPD now available) with the changes to operative paras (OP) 1, 3 and 5, in the second and final day of consultations on 25 March. OP 1 included a change in the verb “provide” to “offr” related to review conferences, which was a concern for the Russian Federation.
Next steps towards CPD52 and the Political Declaration
H E Mr Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica, the Chairperson designate, has circulated a revised draft of the Political Declaration. The next consultations, at which it will be discussed, will be held on Monday 25 March.
ICPD25 – from now to the Nairobi Summit [Posting 2]
Following the informal informal consultations on Wednesday 6 March for the zero draft of the political declaration of the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) for the 52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD52), H E Mr Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica, the Chairperson designate, will circulate a further ‘tweaked’ draft before the next consultations which are scheduled to take place on Monday 25 March.
ICPD25 – from now to the Nairobi Summit [Posting 1]
The months between Commission on Population and Development (CPD) 1-5 April and theNairobi Summit, to be held 13-15 November 2019, will provide an opportunity for discussion and strategizing at the national and regional levels.
INVITATION: “What’s changed?” UNFPA's first ICPD25 conversation - Tuesday 5 March, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. [New York time]
ICPD25 will culminate with the Nairobi Summit to be held 13-15 November 2019.
UN Commission on Population and Development
The process leading up to the Summit will begin at the forthcoming session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD), which will meet 1-5 April at the United Nations in New York.
Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: Accelerating the promise, 13-15 November 2019
UNFPA is excited to invite you to its first “What’s Changed?" conversation, taking place tomorrow in NYC. This will be the first in a series of discussions on ICPD25 in the lead-up to The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 in November 2019.
2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on Population and Development, held in Cairo in 1994. During the conference, leaders articulated a bold vision regarding the relationships between population, development and individual well-being. Its Programme of Action, adopted by 179 countries, recognized that reproductive health, as well as women's empowerment and gender equality, are the pathway to sustainable development.