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UN Commission on Population and Development
Resumed Session of the ICPD+5 PrepCom
24 - 29 June 1999
Twenty-first Special Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGASS-21)
30 June - 2 July 1999
UN Headquarters, New York

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ADOPTED!! Plenary adopts text on key actions for the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development agree on by the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole of the 21st Special Session of the General Assembly . . . .

The 21st Special Session of the General Assembly adopted the text on key actions to by the Committee of the Whole. Argentina, the Sudan, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Libya made reservations.

Click here for statements made by governments to the 21st Special Session of the UN General Assembly

Scenes from the Closing Plenary

Chair Anwarul Karim Chowdhury reports on the outcome of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole (left)

During a press conference, Chowdhury said the consensus reached indicated that the international community continues to be committed to the area of population

Argentina makes a reservation

President of the Special Session and of the General Assembly, Dider Opertti, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Uruguay and President of the GA's 53rd regular session and the Special Session (middle)

The US makes a general statement

Press Conference on the conclusions of the work of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole with Dr. Nafis Sadik, UNFPA Executive Secretary, PrepCom Chair Anwarul Karim Chowdhury (Bangladesh) and Joseph Chamie, Director of the UN DESA Population Division

Dr. Nafis Sadik said developing countries have fulfilled two-thirds of the financial commitment they made in Cairo, while donor countries have have only fulfilled one-third of the $5.7 billion they committed to provide

Joseph Chamie, Dr. Sadik and Ambassador Chowdhury and Stirling Scruggs, Director of Information and External Relations, UNFPA

US Press Conference
Magaret Pollack, Director, Office of Population, United States Department of State and head of the US delegation to the PrepCom

Frank Loy, US Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

 

Peggy Curlin, President of the Center for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)

Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) commented on inclusion in the text of actions on AIDS, an that was barely touched upon at Cairo

 

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