17th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation in Population and Development: Nairobi Commitments and the 2030 Agenda: Taking stock and looking ahead in post COVID-19 crisis


Technical Session 1: Implementation of the Nairobi Commitments Through South-South Cooperation in the post-COVID-19 era

Date & Time: Tuesday, 19 November 2020 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EST

Background: PPD, UNFPA and NHC jointly organized this webinar on how Southern countries will be able to work together during the post-COVID-19 period in implementing Nairobi Summit commitments through SSC and multilateralism.

Objectives: Following up on Nairobi Commitments through South-South Cooperation in a post-COVID-19 context


Technical Session 2: Youth Engagement through South-South Cooperation in Advocacy and Innovative Programming

Date & Time: Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EST

Background: PPD, UNFPA and NHC jointly organized this webinar on how Southern countries will be able to work together
in engaging youth to advocate and innovate programs for attaining ICPD during the post-COVID-19 period. PPD member countries represent a huge number of the youth population. Without involving this huge bunch of youth sustainable development cannot be achieved.

Objectives: Reinvigorate and expand meaningful youth engagement and leadership to push forward the ICPD agenda on all fronts.


Ministerial Session: Promoting South-South Cooperation for Attaining Nairobi Commitments and the Agenda 2030

Date & Time: Tuesday, 8 December 2020 , 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EST

Background: PPD, UNFPA and NHC jointly organized this Ministerial session on how political support and ministerial level reconrmation in Southern countries are essential for realizing Nairobi commitments into actions during the post-COVID-19 period. The outcome of the session will be a Call of Action which will be adopted by the ministers and the participants.

Objectives: Advocate and ensure political support and investment to address the eects of COVID-19 and to achieve three zeros by 2030 through promoting South-South and triangular cooperation

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