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The Report of the Second Meeting of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean is now available

31 March 2016|Briefing note

This second meeting of the conference was entitled "Population dynamics at the heart of sustainable development: implementation of the Consensus of Montevideo to overcome inequalities in the framework of human rights" and took place in Mexico City, October 6-9, 2015.

The report provides information on the two resolutions adopted during the meeting.  In the first resolution, the conference welcomed the Operational Guide for the Implementation and Monitoring of the Consensus Montevideo on Population and Development as a technical tool to assist countries in meeting the priority measures of the Consensus, as well as monitoring the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development after 2014 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The second resolution set out the procedure for the third cycle of regional review and appraisal of the International Plan of Action on Ageing, and requested that ECLAC continue to facilitate the implementation of both the Plan (adopted in 2002) and the Charter of San Jose on the rights of older people in Latin America and the Caribbean (approved in 2012).