Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development (IAPG)

Grupo Parlamentario Interamericano sobre Población y Desarrollo (GPI)

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History

Dec 1982, Brasilia (Brazil), as a result of the Brasilia Declaration of the Western Hemisphere Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development. Registered in the State of New York (USA).

Aims

Improve the quality of life in the Western Hemisphere by promoting just, coherent population and sustainable development policies; strengthen collaboration among parliamentarians of the Western Hemisphere through the exchange of knowledge on population and development issues; increase awareness in the countries of the Americas of the close relationship between population and sustainable development; encourage the adoption of policies designed to improve the status of women, provide better protection for children, improve patterns of migration both within and among countries, and incorporate population considerations into developing planning; Promote gender equity, equality and women's rights to ensure that women participate in all aspects of development; increase awareness about the need to reach a balance between the utilization of resources and the protection of environment.

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Activities

Sponsors such activities as: Hemispheric conferences of parliamentarians; Seminars and regional dialogues; Support for research projects; Technical assistance at the request of members; Regional and sub-regional activities to inform the public about population and development issues.

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 26 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F2022

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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