Asia Pacific member countries review ministerial declaration on population, development
1 December, 2018, 5:11 am
THE challenges for population development agendas point to data and information management systems.
This was highlighted by the Permanent Secretary for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Dr Josefa Koroivueta who suggests that a monitoring framework that will assist local, regional and international reporting on population development to realize the sustainable development goals.
Dr Koroivueta stressed this during the Midterm Review of the Asian and Pacific Declaration on Population and Development Conference which was organized by ESCAP and UNFPA in Bangkok.
He said the International Conference on Population and Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Population and Development.
The Permanent Secretary adds that the meeting will review the progress made and look at the gaps and challenges in program implementation.