On World Population Day, stakeholders in the Philippines discussed progress made and challenges ahead on completing the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action endorsed 25 years ago in Cairo.

UNFPA Philippines spoke to:

  • Ernesto Pernia, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary
  • Ben De Leon, President of the Forum for Family Planning and Development
  • Dr. Junice Melgar, founder of the Likhaan Center for Women’s Health
  • Neil Lomibao, Chairperson of the United Nations Youth Advisory Board in the Philippines
  • Iori Kato, UNFPA Representative in the Philippines
  • Jasmine Diorka Suleik, Vice Chair and Bangsamoro Youth Representative of the United Nations Youth Advisory Board

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