Cairo Declaration on Population & Development, ICPPD 1994

Sectors : Gender and social development, Primary and basic education, Maternal health, reproductive health and infant mortality, General health and health funding, Human Rights
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
1994

Commitments in: Gender - Gender and social development

“5. ...We therefore commit ourselves, as elected representatives of the people, to do our utmost to remove all remaining barriers in our countries that inhibit access to family planning services, information and education, as well as to help support the provision of reproductive health and family planning services as widely as possible...

...7. ...We therefore strongly support the education goals set forth in the ICPD Programme of Action as adopted in Cairo, and commit ourselves to removing all legal, social and cultural barriers in our countries that discriminate against women and prevent their full participation in society, including in public and political life...”

Scope: 
International

“11.We therefore pledge to work to enact legislation to increase domestic funding for population and development programmes, as appropriate, and call upon the international community to provide the resources required to implement activities to reach the goals and objectives of the Programme of Action...

...13. We hereby pledge to translate our personal commitment into political action as set forth in this Declaration, both in our national legislatures and elsewhere, as appropriate, and to encourage others to join us in meeting this urgent challenge.”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Health - General health and health funding

“9. We therefore support the right of all people to have access to primary health care by the end of the current decade and pledge to work to reduce the disparities in health conditions and mortality risks between and within countries as detailed in the goals contained in the Programme of Action.”

Scope: 
International