2002 International Parliamentarians' Conference on the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD)
OTTAWA, 21 November
2002 - Over 100 parliamentarians from 70 countries met at the
Canadian Parliament from 21-22 November to identify actions they
can take to safeguard women's reproductive rights, improve access
to reproductive health services (including family planning),
reduce maternal mortality and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
At the conclusion of the meeting, lawmakers signed a Statement
of Commitment, outlining specific actions they will take
in their countries.