The first AFPPD-LAPPD Parliamentarians Workshop brought together Members of Parliament and government representatives from Lao PDR, experts from NGOs and United Nations agencies on May 30-31, 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. (Photo: AFPPD)
Members of Parliament and representatives of intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, CSOs from 21 Asia-Pacific countries attended the Regional Parliamentarians' Conference on Combatting Human Trafficking on March 21 - 22, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
H.E. Isra Sunthornvut (Secretary General, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly), H.E. Amjad Hussain Sial (Secretary General, SAARC), Dr. Rinchen Chophel (Director-General, SAIEVAC), H.E. Paul Robilliard (Australian Ambassador to Thailand), Hon. Jetn Sirathranont (MP Thailand and Secretary General of AFPPD) and Mr. Suthi Sukosol (Inspector General of the Ministry of Labour of Thailand) opened the Regional Parliamentarians' Conference on Combatting Human Trafficking on March 21, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Members of Parliament, Ministers and Government Officials of Sri Lanka, AFPPD Executive Director, Representatives from UNFPA and Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka, at the AFPPD-SLPPD National Inception Workshop in Negombo, Sri Lanka on February 16 – 17, 2017.
More than 50 Members of Parliament and Ministers attended AFPPD's 11th Women Ministers and Parliamentarians Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on November 4 - 5, 2016
Parliamentary Speakers (Cook Islands, Fiji, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga) and Vice-Speakers (Kazakhstan, India, Thailand), AFPPD Chairperson and Secretary-General, and UNFPA Representative opened AFPPD's 11th Women Ministers and Parliamentarians Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on November 4, 2016.
Ms. Brooke Axtell, anti-domestic violence and anti-human trafficking activist from the United States, shared her survival and healing story at AFPPD's 11th Women Ministers and Parliamentarians Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on November 4, 2016.
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.