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  • PPD’s FY 2014 work plan is approved

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — The 5th Program, Planning and Development Committee Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in 5th January, 2014. A dynamic and target oriented work plan for PPD focusing on its 20th anniversary of PPD as well as 20th anniversary of ICPD PoA has been

  • Global Southern forum to celebrate 20th Anniversary of PPD

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — The 5th Finance and Risk Management Committee (FRMC) Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 25 January 2014. The committee approved PPD’s dynamic financial plan for 2014. PPD is an unique southern forum of 26 developing countries working the field of population development and

  • Call for South to South strategy for HIV/AIDS response

    Geneva, Switzerland — Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) of UNAIDS governing body met for Thirty-Third Meeting at WHO headquarter, Geneva, Switzerland from 17-19 December 2013. Executive Director of PPD Dr. Joe Thomas was present in the meeting as an intergovernmental observer. In the meeting, South- South Collaboration (SSC) has been identified as an effective developmental paradigm

  • PPD to co-host ICAAP’12 in 2015 at Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is a co-host of 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and Pacific (ICAAP) with the civil society and the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh at Dhaka Bangladesh in 2015. Local civil society ‘Bandhu’, HIV/STI and PLHIV network will work in association with. ICDDR,B and

  • 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

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