Tag Archives: UNESCAP

APPC Commentaries: ICPD beyond 2014 – An Experience

This blog was originally published on Kumari: A Feminist, Shreejana Bhajracharya’s Personal Blog on Reproductive and Sexual Rights. Being a SRHR youth advocate, I frequently come across an important event: ICPD, UN International Conference on Population and Development. ICPD was … Continue reading

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APPC Commentaries: Iran & Russia said NO to Sexual Rights, Sexual education and Abortion

Nikzad Zangeneh, the ASAP Youth Champion from Iran reports her experience at the UNESCAP APPC.  Ministers and senior officials from 47 countries were among nearly 500 country delegates and civil society representatives attending the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference … Continue reading

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What Happened At APPC : A quick recap

The Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference (UNESCAP) set the regional population and development agenda for the next decade. Youth Coalition has made it very easily to follow the entire conference by using storify to create a report of the … Continue reading

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Person Of The Month: Dr. Nafis Sadik

This week Asia reviewed its stance on population, development, sexual and reproductive rights at the 6th Asia-Pacific Population Conference in Bangkok. Though there was resistance most notably from Iran and Russia, most countries particularly the Pacific Islands and the Philippines, … Continue reading

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Population Terms

With the UNESCAP 6th Asia Pacific Population Conference under way, we thought it might be great to review a few population terms.  Source: http://www.susps.org/overview/population_terms.html Age-sex structure: The composition of a population as determined by the number or proportion of males … Continue reading

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