Cambodia, UNFPA to Mark World Population Day Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, July 10, 2019 —

The Royal Government of Cambodia and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will observe the World Population Day in Phnom Penh on July 11.

According to a media release, this event will be held at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC), Royal University of Phnom Penh. It is a celebration and call to action to complete the unfinished business by 2030.

The event will feature a photo exhibit, traditional dance and speakers to celebrate some of the achievements of the past 25 years possible.

Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H.E. Chhay Than, Senior Minister and Minister of Planning, and Ms. Rizvina de Alwis, UNFPA Representative in Cambodia are expected to join this forthcoming celebration.

For 25 years, the Royal Government of Cambodia and UNFPA have worked closely to ensure the reproductive rights and choices of women and young people are respected and addressed, as part of the effort in the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action.

By Khan Sophirom