More than 140 presidents, heads of government, ministers and high officials from around the world today reaffirmed their countries’ strong political support to the historic International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).
A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the right of every child.
The United Nations has set Investing in Young People as the theme of the World Population Day in 2014. The commemorations around the world are sending out a clear and strong message: young people must be at the center stage of the post-2015 global development agenda and investing in young people matters for now and for the future.
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and Xinhua News Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Beijing on 11 July 2014, World Population Day, to help raise awareness of key population and development issues around the world.