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Public Record - International Parliamentarians Conference (Part 2 of 5)


A panel discussion entitled “Creating an Enabling Environment: 8 Years after Cairo, Success and Constraints,” is held at the International Parliamentarians Conference on the Implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action, Ottawa, Ont., November 21, 2002.

The panellists are Peng Peiyun (vice-chairperson for the National People’s Congress Committee, China), Sima Samar (Afghanistan Human Rights Commission), Maria Fontes Lima (Minister of Justice for Cape Verde), Javier Torres-Goitia (former minister of health, Bolivia), and Nabiha Gueddana (general director of the National Board of Family and Population, Tunisia). Imelda Henkin (deputy executive director of the United Nations Population Fund) is the discussion moderator and Senator Rose-Marie Losier-Cool (acting chair of the Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development) introduces Mrs. Henkin. Topics of discussion include women’s rights, education, poverty alleviation, and the need for international co-operation.


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