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UNFPA/UNECE Press Conference
Date: 26 June 2013
13:00 - 13:45
Organization: UNECE
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: Presentation of the main issues to be discussed at the regional conference “Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st Century” (1-2 July, Palais des Nations)



Presentation of the main issues to be discussed at the regional conference “Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st Century” (1-2 July, Palais des Nations)

All material under embargo until 1 July, 9:00 a.m. CET


Material will include:

· Report “ICPD Beyond 2014: the UNECE Region’s Perspective”, results of a survey conducted by UNECE among its member States

· Report on population trends and policy responses in the UNECE region, prepared by the Wittgenstein Centre (Vienna)

· Thematic briefs on the conference’s main topics:

o Population dynamics and sustainable development

o Families and sexual and reproductive health over the life course

o Inequalities, social inclusion and rights

· Werner Haug, UNFPA’s Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

· Vitalija Gaucaite Wittich, Chief, Population Unit, UNECE


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