MEXICO: UNFPA Advocates Importance of Population and Development at XI National Meeting of Demographic Investigation
Several media outlets such as Voz Universitaria, Prensa Escrita, El Sol de Mexico, Periodico correo, Hidrocalido Digital reported from 28 May to 3 June that during the XI National Meeting of Demographic Research in Mexico, UNFPA advocated on the importance of population and development issues such as young people, ageing, migration and territorial distribution. During the meeting, specialists from local and international academic institutions shared information for assessment on public policies.
The event was inaugurated by Mr. Eduardo Sojo, President of the National Institute for Geography and Statistics, Mr. Diego Palacios, UNFPA Mexico Representative, Mr. Felix Velez, General Secretary of the National Population Council and Ms. Silvia Giorguli, President of the National Demography Society. During the opening ceremony, Mr. Palacios remarked on the importance of population issues as part of national and local development programs, and the incorporation of vulnerable groups such as adolescents and youth. Read in Spanish: Voz Universitaria, Prensa Escrita, OEM, Periodico Correo, Hidrocalido Digital