Civil Society Update on Sixth Asia – Pacific Population Conference

Dear Colleagues,

The review of the ICPD in Asia continued today, as civil society opened the process and participated Advances, challenges and ways forward: Asia Pacific CSO forum on ICPD beyond 2014, to prepare for the Sixth Asia- Pacific Population Conference (APPC).

The meeting was attended by 130 CSO representatives from various organizations representing women’s issues, aging, youth, rights and LGBT groups from East, South, South East, the Pacific and Oceania.

As noted by Nanda Krairiksh, United Nations Economic Social Commission for Asia- Pacific (UNESCAP), the atmosphere was electric with strong enthusiasm from committed and passionate activists.

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