APDA Webinar for African Parliamentarians on the Role of Parliamentarians in Realizing the ICPD25 Commitments20 September 2022, Online
The Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), African Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (FPA) and UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) organized a webinar with the theme “The Role of Parliamentarians in Realizing the ICPD25 Commitments” on 20 September.
The webinar is a recommendation of APDA’s “African and Asian Parliamentarians’ Meeting to Follow-Up on ICPD25 Commitments” held in June 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was supported by UNFPA ESARO and Japan Trust Fund (JTF) with cooperation from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). More than 100 participants including parliamentarians, officers of national committees on population and development and UN experts attended.
During the webinar, parliamentarians/FPA Executive Member from Kenya, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Tanzania shared their progress in the implementation of the ICPD25 commitments, while parliamentarians from Zambia, Uganda and Malawi reported and discussed their measures to end child marriage.
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