The Minister of Planning announces the launch of the UNFPA 2020-2024 five-year plan to support development efforts and implement the population census in Iraq
Dr. Nuri Al-Dulaimi said during the declaration conference, which was attended by Dr. "Olurimi Sojnro", the resident representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Iraq and representatives from governmental, civil, international and international agencies, that the new country program is in line with the national priorities in the national development plan 2018-2022, sectoral strategies and Iraq vision In the sustainable development goals 2030 and the strategy of the United Nations Population Fund 2018-2021, praising this by the continuous support of the representation of the United Nations Fund in Iraq in all related fields, and all the partners who worked to develop the country program.
He stressed the importance of all partners cooperating with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to achieve the outputs of the country program 2020-2024 in providing accurate statistical data and supporting the implementation of the 2020 census in all its stages, supporting reproductive and sexual health programs and family planning, and contributing to the development of the public health system, Supporting the achievement of the goals of national strategies, providing statistical data on youth, promoting gender equality and empowering women, supporting statistical surveys in the areas of health and social, updating the national document on population policies, and providing and improving statistical data in a manner consistent with Meets the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
For his part, the Resident Representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Iraq pointed out that the new country program document is the third of its kind in Iraq, confirming its focus on strengthening national capabilities, especially in the areas of improving health systems and empowering women to contribute to meeting emerging development and humanitarian needs. / End 9[/rtl]