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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION
AND DEVELOPMENT (ICPD)

The Hague Forum
8-12 February,  1999

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Photos from 8 February 1999


Opening Plenary

On Monday, 8 February, delegates at The Hague Forum heard opening statements, and a panel discussion by the heads of UN agencies on follow-up to the ICPD POA in a morning and afternoon Plenary. Ministers and high-level representatives of governments and international organizations delivered statements on the operational review and assessment of POA implementation at the country level in an evening Plenary. The Main Committee met in the afternoon to consider the substantive theme of Creating an Enabling Environment for Further Implementation of the POA.
E. Borst-Eilers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health of The Netherlands
Elizabeth Aguirre de Calderon Sol, First Lady of El Salvador
Joyti Singh, Secretary of The Hague Forum
Nana Rawlings, First Lady of Ghana
UNFPA Executive Director, Nafis Sadik
Mercedes Mas de Xaxás, PAI
Louise Frechette, Deputy Secretary-General of the UN
Performance by the Ashe group, Jamaica

 

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