42nd Session: Commission on Population and Development

A series of reports from the Commission on Population and Development (42nd session, held from 30 March-3 April 2009) are available for download from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division website.

On concluding, UN member states attending the meeting:
Reaffirmed that the ICPD Programme of Action is integrally linked to global efforts to eradicate poverty and achieve development
Called upon governments in commemorating the 15th anniversary of the ICPD, to intensify actions to achieve over the next five years, the Cairo and Millennium Development Goals, especially targets 5a and 5b
Recognized the dire need to increase financial resources to implement the Programme of Action, especially for family planning.



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