Global Leadership Meeting on Population Dynamics Held
(Dhaka) – Minister of State, H.E. Dr. Maitha Al Shamsi, led the UAE delegation to the Global Leadership Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda, which was convened in Dhaka, Bangladesh between 12th-13th March. The meeting reviewed population dynamics and sustainable development that improves the lives and livelihoods of both present and future generations. The meeting brought together leaders and experts from all geographic regions, representing national and local governments, international and inter-governmental organisations, academia, civil society, and the private sector to provide a clear and common vision on how population dynamics should be integrated in the post 2015 development agenda.
Al Shamsi conveyed greetings from the government of the UAE to the government of Bangladesh and the government of Switzerland for organizing the meeting. She also expressed appreciation of efforts made by the foreign ministers of the two countries to drive the meeting towards achieving the desired goals.