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Commission on Population and Development
Forty-ninth session

Monday, 11 April, 2016 - Friday, 15 April, 2016, New York
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Programme

This session has concluded

Recent Meetings

9th meeting

1.     Actions for the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development [item 3]

Oral decision on documentation

Consideration of the draft decision on the special themes for the Commission on Population and Development in 2017 and 2018 (E/CN.9/2016/L.4)

Consideration of the draft resolution entitled “Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

2.     Provisional agenda for the fiftieth session of the Commission (E/CN.9/2016/L.2)
[item 8]

3.     Adoption of the report of the Commission on its forty-ninth session (E/CN.9/2016/L.3) [item 9]

4.     Closure of the session

  • Apr 15 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
8th meeting

Programme implementation and future programme of work of the Secretariat in the field of population (E/CN.9/2016/6, E/CN.9/2016/7 and E/CN.9/2016/CRP.1) [item 6]

 General discussion

 

  • Apr 15 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
7th meeting

1.     General debate on the contribution of population and development issues to the Economic and Social Council theme in 2016, on “Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results” [item 5]

Address by the Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

2.     Review of the functioning of the methods of work of the Commission (E/CN.9/2016/8) [item 7]

General discussion (joint consideration)

3.     General debate on national experience in population matters: “Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda” (E/CN.9/2016/NGO/1, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/2, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/3, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/4, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/5, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/6, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/7, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/8, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/9, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/10, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/11, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/12, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/13, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/14, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/15, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/16, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/17, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/18, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/19 and E/CN.9/2016/NGO/20) [item 4]

General discussion

Action on draft proposal on the methods of work of the Commission

 

  • Apr 14 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
6th meeting

1.     Panel discussion on “Use of the demographic evidence base for development policy and program planning and monitoring”

Panellists: Mr. John Ssekamatte, Head of Population & Social Sector Planning, National Planning Authority of Uganda; Mr. Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Head of Laboratory of Demographic Data, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany; Ms. Ann M. Starrs, President and CEO, Guttmacher Institute; and Mr. Eduardo Clark, Director of Data for Development, National Digital Strategy, Office of the President of Mexico

Moderator: Mr. Bill Miller, Global Connections Television/Washington International

2.     General debate on national experience in population matters: strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda (E/CN.9/2016/NGO/1, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/2, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/3, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/4, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/5, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/6, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/7, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/8, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/9, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/10, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/11, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/12, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/13, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/14, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/15, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/16, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/17, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/18, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/19 and E/CN.9/2016/NGO/20) [item 4]

General discussion

 

  • Apr 13 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
5th meeting

General debate on national experience in population matters: strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda (E/CN.9/2016/NGO/1, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/2, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/3, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/4, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/5, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/6, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/7, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/8, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/9, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/10, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/11, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/12, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/13, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/14, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/15, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/16, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/17, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/18, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/19 and E/CN.9/2016/NGO/20) [item 4]

General discussion

 

  • Apr 13 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
4th meeting

General debate on national experience in population matters: strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda (E/CN.9/2016/NGO/1, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/2, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/3, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/4, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/5, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/6, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/7, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/8, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/9, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/10, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/11, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/12, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/13, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/14, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/15, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/16, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/17, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/18, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/19 and E/CN.9/2016/NGO/20) [item 4]

General discussion

11:40        Statement by Ms. Wasmália Bivar (Brazil), Chair of the forty-seventh session of the Statistical Commission

12:00        Keynote statement by Professor Andrew Tatem of the University of Southampton on the topic of “Integration of traditional and new data sources and technologies: from censuses to big data”

  • Apr 12 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
3rd meeting

1. 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]

2.   General debate on national experience in population matters: strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda (E/CN.9/2016/NGO/1, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/2, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/3, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/4, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/5, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/6, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/7, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/8, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/9, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/10, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/11, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/12, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/13, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/14, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/15, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/16, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/17, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/18, E/CN.9/2016/NGO/19 and E/CN.9/2016/NGO/20) [item 4]

     General discussion

 

  • Apr 11 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
2nd meeting

1.     Opening statements

Secretary-General of the United Nations

Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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

  • Apr 11 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
1st meeting

Election of officers

  • Apr 17 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)