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Maximilian Kasseh, Jr.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has promised to support the conduct of the National Housing and Population Census in Liberia 2020.

The project through its newly approved 2020-2024 Country Program Document (CPD) for Liberia is expected to strengthen National capacity and systems in data collection, among others.

According to a dispatch, the disclosure was made recently at the UN Headquarters in New York, by UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Mabingue Ngom.

Mr. Ngom said:” The Document forms on equity, right-based and culturally sensitive approaches, leveraging innovative practices to overcome challenges affecting the most vulnerable groups, including women, adolescents and youth.”

The dispatch said the UNFPA will also support the Ministry of Health strengthen its capacity to deliver joined package of Sexual Reproductive Health services for adolescents and young people.

In remarks, Liberia’s permanent Representative to the UN, Dee-Maxwell Kemayah, said that the Document is in line with the Liberian Government’s Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).


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