Associate Prof. Dr Sureeporn Punpuing, members of the Mahidol Migration Center, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University attended the 51st Commission on Population and Development at the United Nations, New York, USA during 9-13 April, 2018. This year the theme is “ Sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration”.
Thailand by the Mr. Nontawat Chandrtri, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United Nations give the country statement: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/pdf/commission/2018/country/AgendaItem3/en_thailand.pdf
A Population Commission was established by the Economic and Social Council in its resolution 3 (III) of 3 October 1946. In its resolution 49/128 of 19 December 1994, the General Assembly decided that the Commission should be renamed the Commission on Population and Development. In the same resolution, the Assembly decided that it, the Council and the Commission should constitute a three-tiered intergovernmental mechanism that would play the primary role in the follow-up to the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, and that the Commission, as a functional commission assisting the Council, would monitor, review and assess the implementation of the Programme of Action at the national, regional and international levels and advise the Council thereon.
Ten major findings from the 51st Population and Development conference 9-13 April 2018 are: