United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD)

Commission des Nations Unies de la population et du développement

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History

10 Aug 1948, as United Nations Population Commission -- Commission des Nations Unies de la population, by resolution 150 (VII) of United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Present title adopted 1995 by General Assembly of United Nations (UN), resolution 49/128 and ECOSOC resolution 1995/209.

Aims

Study and advise ECOSOC on population trends, consequences, integrating population and development strategies, population and related development policies and programmes and provision of population assistance; monitor, review and assess the implementation of the Programme of Action of the Conference; adopt a topic-oriented and prioritized multi-year work programme, undertaking a quinquennial review and appraisal of the progress made; review on a regular basis the flow of financial resources and the funding mechanism to achieve the goals of the Conference's Plan of Action; maintain and enhance public attention and support; consider the reports of the meetings of inter-agency mechanisms as well as of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations for the implementation of the Programme of Action; provide recommendations to the Council on the integrated consideration of the reports and issues and review the findings of research and analysis pertaining to the interrelationship between population and development at the national, regional and global levels.

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Activities

Together with UN General Assembly and ECOSOC, plays a primary role in implementing the 'Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development' adopted at 'International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD)', Sep 1994, Cairo (Egypt). Examines the 'World Population Plan of Action' (every 2 years since 1974) and contributes to its comprehensive review and appraisal.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 47 countries
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Subjects *

  • Sociology
    • Population
  • International Relations
    • United Nations
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E1125

Last News Received

2018
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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