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  • China: Changes in Family Planning Polic

    On 15th November 2013, the China CPC Central Committee announced its  decision on  certain changes in China’s Family Planning Policy, with which couple where either the husband or the wife is from a single child family will be encouraged  to have two children. The secretariat of  Partners in Population and Development (PPD)  is glad to

  • 25 Member Countries of PPD will have over 57% of Population Over 60 Years by 2050 : Launching of the Global Commission on Ageing in Developing Countries

    Beijing, China — H.E. Ms Bongi Maria Ntuli, Deputy Minister of the Department of Social Development, Ministry of Social Development, South Africa launched the “Global Commission on Ageing in Developing Countries” in presence of H.E. Mr. Matia Kasaija, Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Government of the Republic of Uganda, Board Member,

  • Strengthening South-South Cooperation for Population and Development is the key to the post ICPD and MDG Development Agenda

    Beijing, China — The 18th Annual Board meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) took place in Beijing on 24 October, 2013. The leaders from the global south attended in the meeting reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen South-South Cooperation for population and development and recognized it as the key development agenda in post ICPD

  • PPD member countries to celebrate 20th anniversary of global partnership for ICPD PoA

    Beijing, China —PPD member countries are going to celebrate the 20th anniversary of global partnership for ICPD PoA in 2014. The 23rd Executive Committee members of PPD met in Beijing in 23rd of October, 2013 and decided to celebrate the anniversary in with great enthusiasm. The committee approved the minutes of 22nd Executive committee (Ex-Co)

  • PPD’s 10th International Inter-Ministerial Conference in Beijing

    Beijing, China — Partners in Population and Development (PPD) and National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC) jointly organized a successful International Inter-Ministerial Conference on “South-South Cooperation for Population and development in the post ICPD and MDGs” in Beijing from 22-23 October 2013. The goal of the conference was to galvanize commitments for

  • Senior Government Officials Met in Beijing to Strengthen South-South Cooperation for Population, Development and SRHR within PPD member countries

    Beijing, China — The Annual Partners in Population and Development (PPD) Partner Country Coordinators (PCC) Meeting was held in Beijing in 21 October 2013. PCC are high level official of PPD member countries, nominated by their respective governments to coordinate each countries south to south activity with PPD secretariat. As per the PPD statutes, the

  • Forward looking work plan for PPD is approved

    Beijing, China — The 4th Program, Planning and Development Committee Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Beijing on 20th October, 2013 and a forward looking work plan for PPD has been approved from this meeting. H.E. Mr. Matia Kasaija, Member, PPD Board and Honorable Minister of State for Finance, Planning

  • Greater financial commitment for Global Partnership of Population, Development and SRHR

    Beijing, China — The 4th Finance and Risk Management Committee (FRMC) Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Beijing on 20th October, 2013. The committee approved a forward looking financial plan for PPD. The Partners in Population and Development (PPD) Governing Board approved the formation of two Committees to further strengthen

  • PPD Celebrated the World Population Day 2013

    The theme of the World Population Day (July 11) this year was ‘Adolescent pregnancy’. Partners in Population and Development (PPD) observed the day by developing and sharing a PPD Policy Brief on Adolescent Pregnancy highlighting the status of adolescent pregnancy in its 25 member countries and discussing relevant policy and program options. PPD has shared

  • Dr. Jotham Musinguzi Receives 2013 UN Population Award

    New York , USA — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented the 2013 prestigious UN Population Award, which included a Diploma, Medal and a cash prize, to Dr. Jotham Musinguzi, Regional Director of PPD Africal Regional Office in Uganda. Dr. Musinguzi was selected in recognition of his outstanding work to promote the International Conference on Population

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