(2nd meeting) Commission on Population and Development, Forty-ninth session
The 49th session of the Commission on Population and Development will be held April 11th through the 15th, examining the theme ‘Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda’.
1. Opening statements by Secretary-General of the United Nations, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Director of the Population Division in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs
2. Election of officers [item 1]
3. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters (E/CN.9/2016/1 and
E/CN.9/2016/L.1) [item 2]
Report of the Bureau of the Commission on Population and Development on its
intersessional meetings (E/CN.9/2016/2)
4. Actions for the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International
Conference on Population and Development (E/CN.9/2016/3, E/CN.9/2016/4 and
E/CN.9/2016/5) [item 3]
Keynote statement and interactive discussion:
Professor Lisa Bersales, Chief Statistician of the Philippines and Co-Chair of the InterAgency
and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals indicators.