The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations is organizing an expert group meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 1 and 2 November 2018. The meeting will be held in preparation for the fifty-second session of the Commission on Population and Development in 2019, which will focus 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.
Professor Nyovani Madise from the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is invited to participate as a panellist in the meeting, and is scheduled to make a presentation on “Implementing the Programme of Action and the 2030 Agenda”
In preparation for the fifty-second session of the CPD, the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs will convene an expert group meeting. The meeting will examine progress and gaps in implementing the goals and objectives set out in the ICPD Programme of Action and explore the potential implications of future demographic trends for the full implementation of the Programme, and discuss the contribution of the ICPD Programme of Action to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda. The meeting will also examine progress in measuring sustainable development indicators related to population.