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The Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe will hosted the 20th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Population and Development: A High-Level Consultation Leading up to ICPD30 from 09 to 10 October 2023 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. This conference jointly organized by Partners in Population and Development (PPD) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which enabled Ministers, high-level officials, subject experts, representatives from development partners and youth leaders to discuss and agree on the priority actions to be taken to finish the unfinished agenda of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) PoA.

 


DAY 1 :


 

Session One: Opening Session

  • Introduction remarks by Honourable Dr. Douglas Mombeshora, Minister of Health and Child Care, the Republic of Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Inaugural Speech by Mr. Linton Mchunu, Director General of Social Development, South Africa, on behalf of Honorable Ms. Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, South Africa and PPD Board Chair
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Welcome Remarks by Honorable Mr. Richard Moyo, Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution, Matabeleland North
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Introduction of the Keynote Address: Honourable Dr. Douglas Mombeshora, Minister of Health and Child Care, the
    Republic of Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Keynote Remarks by H.E. Dr. Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe
    [ PDF ]  [ VIDEO ]
  • Remarks by Ms. Lydia Zigomo, Regional Director for UNFPA, East and Southern Africa
    [ VIDEO ]

 

Session Two: High-Level Session

Theme: Status of Implementation and the future of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (POA) through the Lens of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)

  • Remarks by Session Chair: Honourable Ms. Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, South Africa and PPD Board Chair
    [ PDF ] [ VIDEO ]
  • Update by Mr. Arthur Erken, Director, Policy and Strategy Division, UNFPA
    [ PDF ] [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Honourable, Dr. Douglas Mombeshora, Minister of Health and Child Care of the Republic of Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Honourable, Mr. Baboucarr Bouy, Minister of Public Service, Government of the Republic of The Gambia
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Honourable, Mr. Amos Lugoloobi, Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development; Uganda
    [ PDF ] [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Honourable, Mr. Omar Abdulaziz Albdulghani Alaghbari, Deputy Minister of Planning and International Corporation, Yemen
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Honourable, Dr. Yu Xuejun, Vice Minister, National Health Commission, China
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Mr. Sukaryo Tegu Santoso, Deputy Chair, National Population and Family Planning Board (NPFPB-BKKBN), Government of the Republic of Indonesia
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Dr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director, National Population Council (NPC), Ghana
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Dr. Mohamed A. Sheikh, Director General, National Council for Population and Development (NCPD), Kenya
    [ PDF ] [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Dr. Kittipong Saejeng, Medical officer, Advisory level, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Dr. Sekou Amadou TRAORE, Director of Population, National Direction of Population S/C the minister in charge of population questions, Mali
    [ VIDEO ]

 


DAY 2 :


 

Session Three: Leveraging SSTC as an Accelerator for the Achievement of ICPD Program of Action

  • Statement by the Moderator, Mr. Arthur Erken, Director, Policy and Strategy Division, UNFPA
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by the Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eliya M. Zulu, Ph.D.; Executive Director; African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) – [ PDF ]  [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Ms. Lydia Zigomo, Regional Director, UNFPA   East and Southern Africa Region
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Mr. Onward Chironda, FP2030 Youth Focal Representative, Executive Director My Age Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Dr. Bunyarit Sukrat, Director of Bureau of Reproductive Health, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Prof. Stanzia Moyo, Chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Board of Family Planning, and Dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Prof. Marvellous Mhloyi, Associate Professor, Department of Demography, Settlement and Development, University of Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]

 

Session Four: Mobilization of SSTC Resources

  • Remarks by Mr. Edward Kallon, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by the Moderator, Mr. Denis Nkala, Chief, Intergovernmental and United Nations Systems Affairs, UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)
    [ PDF ]  [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Dr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director, National Population Council (NPC), Ghana
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Ms. Florbela da Cunha Fernandes, Representative to Brazil, UNFPA
    [ PDF ]  [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Mrs. Pester Siraha, Country Director, Population Services Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rizal Martua Damanik, Deputy for Training, Research and Development, National Population and Family Planning Board (NPFPB-BKKBN), Government of Indonesia
    [ PDF ]  [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation by Dr. Allan T Nhapi, Founder and CEO Harvest Today
    [ PDF ]  [ VIDEO ]

Session Five: Closing Session

  • Statement by the Honorable Ms. Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, South Africa and PPD Board Chair
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Presentation of Victoria Falls Declaration, by Dr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director, National Population Council (NPC), Ghana
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Statement by Mr. Arthur Erken, Director, Policy and Strategy Division, UNFPA
    [ VIDEO ]
  • Vote of thanks by Honourable Dr. Douglas Mombeshora, Minister of Health and Child Care, the Republic of Zimbabwe
    [ VIDEO ]

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