H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, welcoming participants to the Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development in Tokyo, Japan.
(L-R) Hon. Mr. Frank Heinrich, MP Germany; Hon. Professor Keizo Takemi, MP Japan; and Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA.
(R-L) 80th AFPPD Executive Committee Meeting: AFPPD Chair Hon. Keizo Takemi, MP Japan; Hon. Mrs. Lork Kheng, MP Cambodia; Incoming AFPPD Vice-Chairperson Hon. Ms. Gulmira Issimbayeva, MP, Kazakhstan; Outgoing AFPPD Vice-Chairperson Hon. Mme. Aitkul Samakova; Hon. Khayriniso Yusufi, MP Tajikistan; and Dr. Mika Marumoto, AFPPD Executive Director.
Members and representatives of AFPPD Executive Committee and Standing Committees.
Professor Keizo Takemi, MP Japan and AFPPD Chair, greets the delegation from Cook Island's Hon. Ms. Rose Brown (MP and Deputy Speaker) and Hon. Mr. Tangata Vavia (MP and Chair of Cook Island's Parliamentary Group for Population and Sustainable Development Committee.)
Session 2 panelist Ms. Yoshimi Horiuchi, Director and Founder of the Always Reading Caravan; and Hon. Mrs. Lork Kheng, MP Cambodia and Treasurer of AFPPD Executive Committee.
The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) is a regional non-governmental organization based in Bangkok, Thailand. AFPPD serves as a coordinating body of 29 National Committees of Parliamentarians on Population and Development.
AFPPD engages with parliamentarians from Asia and the Pacific to champion policies on population and development. AFPPD educates, motivates, involves, and mobilizes parliamentarians on the linkages between increasing population and development issues such as reproductive health, family planning, food security, water resources, sustainable development, environment, ageing, urbanization, migration, HIV/AIDS, and gender equality.