The Meeting called by the Regional Office for West and Central Africa from the United Nations Population Fund is an annual planning meeting and will take place from 25th to 27th February in Malabo following the success of the Nairobi Summit which marked the anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development.
The work was opened by the Prime Minister Charged with Administrative Cooperation Francisco Pascual Obama Asue. The meeting was attended by members of the Government the higher executive team from the Regional Office the headquarters and the 23 UNFPA offices in countries throughout the region.
The ceremony began with words of welcome from the UNFPA Resident Representative and continued with a speech by the Director of the UNFPA Humanitarian Office for West and Central Africa Mabingue Ngom and a speech by the Prime Minister Charged with Administrative Coordination who coincided in pointing out the progress made in the reduction of maternal mortality successes obtained with regards to empowerment and other issues.
Following the start of the meeting there was a group photo before continuing with the work.
The meeting will serve as an opportunity for the directors of UNFPA to report collectively in order to guarantee the best results and greater coordination and collaboration. The directors will also look at the role played by UNFPA in the execution and compliance with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office